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  • MasksRequired in some cases
  • COVID TestTest/certificate required to enter
  • RestaurantsOpen
  • QuarantineFor some origins
  • Public TransportationOperating
Updated: September 14, 2021
Reviewed: October 25, 2021
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Austria's borders are open for travel, under certain restrictions, while internally restrictions change based on risk assessment.

Can I travel to Austria?

  • It is possible to travel to Austria from most countries, with entry requirements varying based on country of origin.
  • Non-essential travel from Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica and Suriname is suspended.
  • All arrivals must pre-register online, by filling in a pre-travel clearance form.

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to Austria?

  • Anyone entering Austria will be required to self-quarantine for 10 days.
  • Ending quarantine earlier is possible if testing negative on the 5th day.
  • Arrivals from green countries are exempt, as well as vaccinated arrivals from other countries.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to Austria?

  • All arrivals to Austria must present a negative PCR test no older than 72 hours or antigen test no older than 48 hours. Arrivals from red countries, as well as Cyprus and Spain are required to present a PCR test, while an antigen test won't be accepted.
  • Alternatively, arrivals may present a vaccination certificate.
  • It is possible to take a second PCR test after 5 days, to shorten quarantine.

Is public transportation open in Austria?

Public transportation in Austria is operating.

Are the restaurants and bars open in Austria?

Restaurants, bars and cafes in Austria are open, for limited hours and with additional measures in place.

Are businesses and attractions open in Austria?

  • Nonessential businesses and leisure facilities in Austria are open, with health measures in place.
  • Green passes showing immunity or negative test results, are required to enter some businesses.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Austria?

  • Wearing face masks is required in enclosed public places and on public transportation.
  • Vaccinated and recovered individuals are exempt from wearing masks in crowded outdoor places.


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