Austria

Borders are open with restrictions.

 

Passengers who have been in Angola, Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe in the past 10 days are not allowed to enter.

This does not apply to:

  • citizens of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland;
  • residents of Austria;
  • passengers residing in Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and Vatican City (Holy See);
  • more exemptions can be found here.

Arriving people must present a completed Pre-Travel-Clearance upon arrival.

Passengers arriving from or who have been in Angola, Botswana, Denmark, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Netherlands, Norway, South Africa, United Kingdom, Zambia and Zimbabwe in the past 10 days must have:

  • a negative COVID-19 LAMP, PCR or TMA test result issued at most 72 hours before arrival and
  • are subject to quarantine for 10 days.

This does not apply to:

  • passengers younger than 12 years if accompanied by an adult;
  • passengers between 6 and 15 years, traveling alone if they have a negative antigen test issued at most 48 hours before arrival.
  • Passengers with a medical certificate of contraindication who cannot be vaccinated and pregnant women do not need a COVID-19 recovery or vaccination certificate.

Arriving people must:

  • have a negative COVID-19 LAMP, PCR or TMA test result issued not more than 72 hours before arrival or take a test after arrival; and
  • have a COVID-19 recovery certificate issued at most 180 days before arrival; or
  • have a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that at most 270 days before arrival they were fully vaccinated or received a booster dose. Vaccines accepted are: AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Covaxin, Covishield, Covovax, Moderna (Spikevax), Nuvaxovid (Novavax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinopharm and Sinovac; or
  • a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated with Janssen at least 21 days and at most 270 days before arrival; or
  • a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that received a booster dose of Janssen at most 270 days before arrival; or
  • proof of previous infection and a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that at least 21 days and at most 270 days before arrival they received the first dose of AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Covaxin, Covishield, Covovax, Moderna (Spikevax), Nuvaxovid (Novavax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinopharm or Sinovac.
  • A combination of vaccines is accepted.
  • More details can be found here.

This doesn’t apply to:

  • children under 12 if accompanied by an adult;
  • passengers between 6 and 15 years, traveling alone if they have a negative COVID-19 LAMP, PCR, TMA issued at most 72 hours before arrival or a negative Antigen test issued at most 48 hours before arrival.
  • Passengers with a medical certificate of contraindication who cannot be vaccinated and pregnant women do not need a COVID-19 recovery or vaccination certificate.
 

Arriving people could be subject to self-quarantine for 10 days.

This doesn’t apply to:

  • holders of a COVID-19 vaccination certificate stating that they received a booster dose; and
  • a negative COVID-19 LAMP, PCR or TMA test result issued at most 48 hours before arrival.
 

More information can be found here

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