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Austria Travel Restrictions

37.6 active COVID-19 cases out of 100,000 people
48.55% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 45.74% last week
Most visitors from Canada will not be allowed to enter Austria.

Austria border status

Austrian nationals, permanent residents, D-visa holders, and EEA nationals and their immediate family members may still enter Austria from closed areas. Diplomats, humanitarian aid workers, people traveling on business, healthcare professionals, and members of emergency/rescue/ambulance crews may also enter the country, and travelers with an immediate connecting flight may transit through the country.


Outgoing travel to AustriaTraveling from Canada to Austria

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Visitors from Canada must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 48 Antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to Austria.
Exceptions

Travelers aged 10 years and older must have a negative COVID-19 test result in German or English. Travelers exempted are

Those with proof of being fully vaccinated

Those with proof of past infection

Those unable to show any of these documents must take a PCR or antigen test within 24 hours of arriving in Austria.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Canada will need to quarantine for 10 days upon entering Austria.
The isolation period can be shortened

After 5 days of quarantine at the earliest, travelers can get a PCR or antigen test. If the test is negative, travelers do not need to quarantine further.

Documents
Pre Travel Clearence Form

This document is not required for travelers in transit.


Return travelReturning to Canada from Austria

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Travelers returning from Austria must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to Canada.
Exceptions

Children under the age of 5 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test, other exemptions includes, a crew member or a person who seeks to enter Canada only to become such a crew member, emergency service providers, technical stops – flights refueling.

Travelers are required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival in Canada at their own expense. Travelers are also required to take another COVID-19 molecular test on day 8 of their 14-day quarantine. They will receive a COVID-19 test kit and instructions before leaving the airport/border. Those who refuse will receive a $750 fine.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors returning from Austria will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Canada.
Details and exceptions

Travelers are subject to a 14-day mandatory quarantine, this includes a mandatory 3 night pre-paid booking at a government-authorized hotel, at their own expense (approximately 2,000 CAD) and take a COVID-19 molecular test on arrival at their own cost.

Towards the end the quarantine period, travelers will be required to take another COVID-19 test. they will be required to stay in their place of quarantine until they receive a negative test result.

Certain persons are exempt from the mandatory quarantine requirement when entering Canada for the purposes of performing an essential job or function as identified in the Order under the Quarantine Act. Exemption will be validated for each entry into Canada.


FAQs

  • Most visitors from Canada can enter Austria but you need to provide a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure and to isolate for 10 days

  • Travelers from from Canada are required to isolate for 10 days. Please read the details under the "Quarantine Requirements" section.

  • Travelers coming from Canada will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure

  • Required in enclosed environments.

  • Open with restrictions

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