This site provides information on procedures applicable to all Indian residents who wish to apply for a visa to travel to Austria.
For Prospective Applicants:
If you wish to apply for a temporary visa to Austria, kindly read the information on this site carefully. If you follow the guidelines listed on this site, you will be able to submit your documents accurately. This will reduce the chances of your application being rejected due to inadequate or faulty submission of documents. This is to keep you informed that visa applicants holding Diplomatic or official passport can submit their application at the VFS Austria centre. The applicant can directly apply at the Austria embassy against prior appointment. Please call at (011) 2688 9170 to schedule an appointment.
Processing Time will be minimum of 15 days (excluding day of submission at VFS) for all the Visa categories. However, in some cases the procedure may take considerably longer.
Kindly note that Embassy of Austria would not entertain any query regarding status of your visa application within 15 days from the date of your application
" Please note w.e.f 1 October 2013
, Visa applicants are informed that travel medical insurance issued by only some Indian insurance companies are will be accepted for visa procedures. However, visa applicants may seek to obtain insurance in any other country where claims against the insurance company would be recoverable in a Schengen state.
Kindly click here
for complete list of Travel Insurance companies and detailed Information."
If you have already submitted an application for a Visa at VFS Austria Visa Application Centre in Colombo you can track your application here.
You can track your application by entering your Receipt Number
and your Date of Birth
Please click here