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Frequently Ask Questions (FAQ)

 

“Residence permit – Researcher”:

Researchers may submit their application for a “Residence Permit – Researcher” in person at the locally competent residence authority in Austria after entering Austria with a visa, entry without the need for a visa or entry with a residence title of another Schengen country. Alternatively they can apply for it at the competent Austrian representative authority in their country of residence (in this case longer processing times have to be expected).

“Residence permit – Specials cases of gainful employment”:

Researchers may submit the application for a “Residence Permit – Special Cases of Gainful Employment” in person at the locally competent residence authority in Austria after entering Austria with a visa, entry without the need for a visa or entry with a residence title of another Schengen country. Alternatively they can submit their application at the competent Austrian representative authority in their country of residence (in this case longer processing times have to be expected).