The current political context has led the Austrian authorities to take special measures on the immigration of Ukrainian citizens. They do not need a visa if they have a biometric passport and if they want to live in Austria for 90 days. Find out in this article what are the formalities to be able to immigrate from Ukraine to Austria, with the help of our Austrian lawyers.
Visa applications for Ukrainian citizens without a biometric passport
Ukrainian citizens who do not have a biometric passport can enter Austria but must apply for a visa. This is possible at embassies and consulates in the country, but authorities require a case-by-case assessment before issuing a visa. Being part of the Schengen area, the visa will be of the same type, and below you will find some of the formalities:
- It is necessary to present a passport valid for at least 6 months.
- You must provide information about your new home. Otherwise, the authorities may direct you to specialized centers dealing with humanitarian protection for the citizens of Ukraine.
- Private health insurance is also required, but those who do not have this option can access the Austrian health system under certain conditions.
These are some of the formalities for obtaining a Schengen visa required for citizens of Ukraine. Our lawyers in Austria work with the relevant authorities and can provide specialist legal advice to those interested in immigration to this country. So, for more details on how to relocate to Austria from Ukraine, talk to our lawyers.
Support provided by Austria for Ukrainian citizens
If you want to move to Austria from Ukraine, it is good to know that the Federal Agency for Reception and Support Services in Austria can be accessed by Ukrainian citizens who want to immigrate to this country. They can access protection and assistance such as accommodation, medical care, food, and daily provision of goods.
What is important to remember is that Ukrainians do not need a social security number in order to receive medical care. The Austrian authorities have also made available to Ukrainian citizens a platform with which to access the jobs available in this country, in which case a work and residence permit will be issued.
You can get in touch with our lawyers in Austria for more legal information on how to immigrate to Austria from Ukraine.
You can opt for legal support from our lawyers, if you are interested in residency in Austria. Once you enter this country and intend to live for more than 3 months, you have the obligation to apply for a residence permit. In this process, the birth certificate, proof of domicile and personal income, application form and clear criminal record are required. In case of sponsorship, you must present the related documents. But everything you need to know in this endeavor you can find out from our specialists.
Company relocation for Ukrainian business persons
If you are interested in relocating business from Ukraine to Austria, you need to follow certain formalities. Among them, the de-registration of the company from Ukraine is recommended in order to be able to complete the formalities of incorporation of a company in Austria. The original documents of the company will be presented here, and then they will be written for the establishment of a company in Austria. Tax registration is another important step in relocating a company to Austria. We remind that we can help you move to Austria from Ukraine.
Here are some statistics about the Austrian economy:
- Germany is Austria’s largest investor, with over 30% of the total.
- Professional, scientific, and technical service activities is the sector that absorbed over 50% of total foreign investment in 2020.
- Financial intermediation has absorbed over 14% of foreign investment in Austria.
- Austria was ranked 27th out of 190 world economies in terms of business conditions.
Want to know more about how to immigrate to Austria from Ukraine? We invite you to contact our law firm in Austria for all legal details.