Austria Business Visa Requirements

This is a basic visa document checklist based on the assigned embassy/visa office. You can add other supporting papers dependent on your nature and purpose of travel/visa category to ensure you’re getting a visa. So-way Tours & Travels offers a Consultancy Service, in which we ensure that you have all of the necessary documentation for a thorough visa application.

Original passport having a validity of at least six months beyond the anticipated travel date and at least 2 different blank pages for visa processing.

  1. a) A copy of any previous passports or visas that have been issued.
  2. b) Include all of your previous passports (if any).
  3. c) If a visa request is denied, the information of the original letter sent by the country’s authorities are preferable.

Austria Visa Application Form: The applicant must complete and sign the visa application form.

Two recent passport-size images with a matt or semi-matt surface, 60-80% facial coverage, white backdrop, and no border are required (Size: 35mm x 45mm)

Please note that the photograph must be less than 3 months old, scanned/stapled, and not have been used in any previous visas.

3)Covering-Letter: A covering letter from the application, including the applicant’s name, designation, passport number, and purpose, as well as who will be liable for the entire cost of the trip, including travel, lodging, and expenses. Addressed to: The Visa Officer, Austrian Embassy in Dhaka.


4) Letter of Invitation: (If Any)

5) Forwarding-Letter:

  1. a) On the applicant’s company letterhead, a forwarding letter / NOC from the applicant’s company authority specifying the applicant’s name, designation, passport number, purpose, and duration of visit.
  2. b) A letter from the educational institution requesting a visa or a student card/proof of school enrollment (if student)

6)If the applicant is a first-time traveler or a proprietor, proof of occupation: a) Company registration certificate (original notarized English translation and photocopy of the original).

  1. b) Copies of the office ID card and visitor cards


7) Financials: a) Personal Bank Statement for the previous six months, clearly stating the bank’s name and telephone number.

  1. b) Pay stub for the previous six months. (If applicable)

8) Ticket Itinerary & Hotel Booking: Airline & Hotel Reservations

9) Travel Insurance: Travel insurance must cover the entire Schengen area. Up to 30,000 Euros in medical expenditures, hospitalization, and repatriation charges must be covered by the insurer. The insurance must covering the full duration of your stay in the Schengen area.

10) Documents pertaining to the applicant’s civil status:

Marriage certificate (e.g. “Nika Namah” for Muslims or marriage act for Hindus, both translated into English) for married applicants

11) Itinerary for the Stay: A thorough itinerary for the duration of the visit.

So-way Tours & Travels offers visa assistance in Austria.

Visas are provided to Bangladeshi visa applicants who intend to go to Austria in a variety of categories, including:

Visit visas, tourist visas, business visas, family visas, and other types of visas are available.

Consulate of Austria in Dhaka, Safura Tower, 5th Floor, 20 Kemal Ataturk Avenue, Dhaka – 1213, Bangladesh

Email: austriancon@quasemgroup.com, tasvir@quasemgroup.com Phone: (+88) 02 9894329, (+88) 02 9861707, (+88) 02 9861708 Fax: (+88) 02 9890836

Austria is part of the Schengen Area. For citizens of Bangladesh, a Schengen visa is required for travel to Austria.

Visa information that is vital

The Austrian Consulate’s visa applications are handled via the French Embassy. Please submit your Schengen travel visa for Austria to the French Embassy.


House 18 Gulshan 2, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh, Embassy of France Road 108

TelePhone: (+88) 02 5881 3811 – 14

 Fax: (+88) 02 5881 3612 Their Email: francevisadhaka@gmail.com General office Time: Sunday to Thursday: 08.30-16.00

TelePhone: (+88) 02 5881 3811 – 14

Hours of activity: 08.30 – 16.00 Sunday through Thursday

The France Embassy’s Visa Section:

from 8:30 a.m. till 10:30 a.m., Sunday thru the Thursday

Email: webmestre.dacca-amba@diplomatie.gouv.fr

 Telephone: (+88) 02 5881 3811

 Fax: (+88) 02 988 3851

website- http://www.ambafrance-bd.org/-Accueil-Anglais-

The Austria Visa Application Centre in Dhaka accepts applications from Bangladeshis seeking a long-term visa to visit Austria. All applications will be evaluated exclusively by the Austrian Embassy in New Delhi.

Austria Visa Application Centre, Delta Life Tower, Plot 37, Road 90, Gulshan North, Dhaka-1212, Bangladesh, Austria Visa Application Centre, 4th Floor, Delta Life Tower, Plot 37, Road 90, Gulshan North, Dhaka-1212, Bangladesh

Schedule for submissions: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (Sunday through Thursday)

Passport pick-up times are from 15:00 to 16:00 p.m. (Sundays through Thursdays)

Information is available from 12:00 to 14:00 hours on Sunday through Thursday.

Calls to (+88) 09 606 777 111 and (+88) 09 666 911 387 will be answered.

Monday to Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 17:00 p.m. (except public holiday)

info.austriabd@vfshelpline.com is the email address


Fee for an Austrian visa is 5,800/-.


Processing Time: The total processing time is estimated to be 10 to 15 working days (time may vary based on the applicant’s profile and the actual processing time at the embassy).

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