INDIA - new consular provider starting from 30.03.2022
28/03/2022 11:52

From 30.03.2022, visa applications will no longer be submitted directly to the Indian consulate, but to the consular provider BLS International Services LTD.
 
The procedure time takes 4 days.

JAPAN - entry requirements
25/03/2022 10:40

Please refer to the information provided on the website of the Japanese Embassy in Vienna, which documents must be provided for entry to Japan: https://www.at.emb-japan.go.jp/itpr_ja/grenzmassnahmen_20210519.htmlhttps://www.at.emb-japan.go.jp/itpr_ja/grenzmassnahmen_20210519.html

VIETNAM - visa issuance possible again!
16/03/2022 15:42

With 15.03.2022 the borders were reopened to foreign visitors and electronic visas for tourist and business purposes were issued again. The Consulate in Vienna will only issue business visas, i.e. tourist visas must be applied for electronically.

RUSSIA - increase of consular provider fee
04/03/2022 12:21

We would like to inform you, that consular provider fees for visa applications have been increased:

Regular Procdure     64,17€ net / 77,00€ gross

The consular fee will remain unchanged with 35.00€ for regular procedure and 70.00€ for express procedure.

Your OEVKG Team

Japan- News regarding Visa apllications
01/03/2022 00:00

The following visa categories can be applied for again since 01.03.2022:

    Short-term visas for professional purposes (assembly or business trip)
    Long-term visas, e.g. for employees on secondment to Japan.

The basic requirement for applying for a visa is an approval from Japan - this must be applied for online by the Japanese company at https://entry.hco.mhlw.go.jp/.