Visa and immigration to Austria

Austria still is the second richest country in the European Union after Luxembourg. Outside the EU only the Norwegians and the Swiss are doing better than Austria.
With reference to the latest data from the European Union statistics, Eurostat , Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per capita in Purchasing Power Standard (PPS) ranged from 47% to 264% of the EU average (100%).
That is why Austria is one of the more popular countries in EU for immigration, relocation and doing business.
Feod Group offers initial consultations with immigration advisors who will:

Your application for long term D visa will be fully supervised by accredited Austrian advocate and represented in Austrian Embassy.
Feod Group assists and supports your residence permit application upon your arrival to Austria, residence permit renewal and extension, permanent residence application and citizenship.
Our professionals will provide you with legal and business support related to your property rental or purchase, company registration and accountancy, hiring personnel, schooling for your children and other ancillary services.
Feod Group provides you with visa and immigration support for the following residency categories:

Settlement Permit – Gainful Employment Excepted

Third-country nationals wishing to settle in Austria without gainful employment (e.g. pensioners, financially independent individuals) may obtain a residence title “Settlement Permit – Gainful Employment Excepted“.
This residence title may be granted to third-country nationals, if:

Red-White-Red Card

The Red-White-Red Card is issued for a period of twelve months and entitles the holder to fixed-term settlement and employment by a specified employer.
The following persons are eligible for a Red-White-Red Card:

Red-White-Red Card plus

This card entitles the holder to fixed-term settlement and unlimited labour market access.
The following persons are eligible for a Red-White-Red Card plus:

EU Blue Card

Third-country nationals shall obtain a residence title “EU Blue Card“ if they have met the general requirements (with the exception of the evidence of a legal title to an accommodation and the evidence of means of secure subsistence) and submit a written confirmation from the Public Employment Service (AMS). This written confirmation shall state that the third-country national has met the criteria for being considered a key worker. It will be issued under the following circumstances:

The competent local authority shall take a decision upon granting an application for a “EU Blue Card” within eight weeks.

Family reunification

Family members in the context of the Settlement and Residence Act are:

Students and graduates

Foreign students of Austrian universities may work during their studies subject to obtaining employment permits.

After successful completion of a programme of studies in Austria, a Diploma programme (Diplomstudium) at least from the second part onward or a Master’s programme at an Austrian university, University of Applied Sciences or accredited private university, may reside in Austria for a further six months for the purpose of searching for employment.

It is possible for students to switch from “Student Stay Permit” to Red-White-Red Card. Graduates may reside in Austria for a further six months to search for employment if they have obtained confirmation from the competent residence authority.

Countries where we offer visa and immigration support:

Our experts
Elena Georghiou
Founder and Managing Director
George Georghiou
Managing Director
United Kingdom
Tetyana Lementarova
Managing Partner
William Slattery
Managing Рartner
Chryso Christofidou
Managing Director
Christopher Pelentrides
United Kingdom
Peter Petrou
United Kingdom
Daniele Papone
Jerome Da Ros
Stefan Toffol
Rimma Dontsova
Senior Adviser
Visas and Immigration
Anastasia Taran
Legal Adviser
Inna Marchenko
VIP Client Manager
Visas and Education Abroad
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