Schengen Visa type C

Cost of Living
Talent Migration


If you intend to go to Austria as a tourist, to visit friends or on a business trip for a period not exceeding 90 days and your country does not participate in the Visa Waiver Program, you need a Schengen travel visa (Visa C). This visa is not a work permit.


3 months





Processing time

1 - 2 week(s)




What are eligibility requirements for the Schengen Visa type C?

2 Eligibility Requirements

  • A valid passport. Not older than 10 years and it should valid for at least three more months beyond the date you plan to leave the Schengen area.
  • Round trip reservation or itinerary. It must include dates and flight numbers specifying entry and exit from the Schengen area.

Which documents do I need to apply for the Schengen Visa type C?

8 Document Required

  • Completed and signed visa application form (one for each person listed in your travel documents).
  • Passport (with two empty pages) must be valid for 3 months after the date you plan to leave the Schengen Area.
  • Two recent photographs.
  • Travel medication insurance (Minimum coverage of 30,000 Euros/ approx. 34,072.50 USD).
  • Supporting documents which proves the purpose of travel that have planned for accommodation and intentions to return to your country of residence at the end of tour.
  • Proof of financial resources.
  • A cover letter stating the purpose of visit to Austria and itinerary.
  • Invitation letter from the Austrian company you will be visiting and their detailed address accompanied with the dates of your visit.

Talent Migration data for Austria

Talent gain & drain map of 2015-2019 data. Sourced from World Bank Digital Development Data.

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