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An ETIAS authorisation will be required for every Korean citizen for short-stay period in Austria starting from 2021.


A valid passport is required to enter Austria. All tourists entering Austrian territory from another (Schengen country) are exempted from presenting their passports to Austrian authorities. In this case, a national identity card is the only document needed.
The passport and other travel documents accepted for entry must be valid for a minimum of 3 months beyond the period of intended stay. All the Passports (or equivalent travel documents) issued more than ten years before the date of travel, may not be accepted.

A Schengen visa is mandatory for all nationals of Korea (Republic of) who stay in the country for a period greater than 90 days.
For short stay visits (less than 90 days within a period of 180 days), the visitors are exempted from obtaining a valid Schengen visa.
An ETIAS authorisation will become a mandatory requirement for every Korean citizen starting from 2021.
ETIAS will have a validity of five years, and it can be used for an unlimited number of entries.

Custom Regulations
Austrian custom regulates and blocks the importing of several dangerous items such as weapons (the traveler must hold a valid European Firearm Pass), legal and illegal drugs.
Goods can be imported into Austrian territory following the mandatory limits regulated by the government:

If arriving from an EU Member State:

  • Tobacco: Cigarettes (800), cigarillos (400), cigars (200), smoking tobacco (1kg).
  • Alcohol: Spirits over 22% (10L), fortified wine or spirits up to 22% (20L), wine (90L), beer (110L).

If arriving from a non-EU country:
  • Tobacco: Cigarettes (200), cigarillos (100), cigars (50), rolling tobacco (250g).
  • Alchohol: Spirits over 22% (1L), fortified wine or spirits up to 22% (2L), non-sparkling wine (4L), beer (16L).

Currency Restriction
Money Amounts of over €10,000 (or equivalent in foreign currencies) in cash or travelers' cheques must be declared at the point of entry or exit of the EU. Visitors entering Austria with a one-way ticket and not having sufficient funds to purchase a return ticket might be refused to enter.

Infants up to 6 months old will be exempt from requiring a visa under the following conditions:

  • the mother of the infant has a valid residence permit for Austria
  • the father/legal guardian of the child has a valid residence permit for Austria and the guardianship of the infant has belonged only to the father/legal guardian
  • if the legal guardian is a national of Austria, permanently residing in Austria and the guardianship of the infant has belonged only to this person.

List of Korean diplomatic offices in Austria

Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Vienna, Austria

Address: Gregor Mendel Strasse 25, 1180 Vienna, AustriaCheck on map

Phone: (+43) (1) 478 19 91 - 0

Fax: (+43) (1) 478 10 13


Details: Mr Hyun Cho - Ambassador

Consulate of South Korea in Salzburg. Austria

Address: Alpenstrabe 61, 5020 Salzburg AustriaCheck on map

Phone: (+43) (662) 63 86 - 600

Fax: (+43) (662) 63 86 - 623


Office Hours: 08.00 - 16.00

Details: Dr Rudolf Aichinger - Honorary Consul

Consulate of South Korea in Graz, Austria

Address: Hans-List-Platz 1, 8020 Graz AustriaCheck on map

Phone: (+43) (316) 715 455

Fax: (+43) (316) 787 77 00


Office Hours: Tuesday and Thursday: 10.00 - 12.00

Details: Dr Helmut List - Honorary Consul

Consulate of South Korea in Linz, Austria

Address: Ottensheimerstrasse 30A, 4040 Linz AustriaCheck on map

Phone: (+43) (50) 620 20 40

Fax: (+43) (50) 620 120 40


Office Hours: Monday-Thursday: 08.00 - 17.00 Friday: 08.00 - 12.00

Details: Dr Hans Peter Neumann - Honorary Consul

Consulate of South Korea in Klagenfurt Austria

Address: Villacher Strasse 1a, 14. Stock 9010 Klagenfurt AustriaCheck on map

Phone: (+43) (463) 550 56

Fax: (+43) (463) 560 55


Office Hours: Monday-Thursday: 08.00 - 17.00 Friday: 08.00 - 12.00

Details: Dr Hanno Burger Scheidlin - Honorary Consul

List of Austrian diplomatic offices in Korea (Republic of)

Honorary Consulate of Austria in Busan, South Korea

Address: 84-18, Guseo-dong Geumjeong-gu, Busan, South KoreaCheck on map

Phone: (+82) (51) 519 2000

Fax: (+82) (51) 512 1002


Details: Sun-Jae Cho - Consul

Embassy of Austria in Seoul, Korea (Republic)

Address: Kyobo Bldg., 21 Floor Sejongdearo 166 Jongno-gu, Seoul 110-714, South KoreaCheck on map

Phone: (+82) 2 73 29 071, (+82) 2 73 29 072

Fax: (+82) 2 73 29 486



Details: Dr Josef Mullner - Ambassador

Medical Information

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About Austria

Capital: Vienna
  • German 88.6%;
  • Turkish 2.3%;
  • Serbian 2.2%;
  • Croatian 1.6%;
  • Other 5.3%

Area: 83,858 KM2
Population: 8,205,000
Timezone: UTC/GMT +1 hour
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Calling Code: +43

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