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/.

Appointments at the US-consulate in Vienna
24/02/2022 10:17

Please note that due to the high volume of interview appointments at the U.S. consulate currently only 4-5 weeks after the application is made. We therefore ask you to submit any applications at an early stage so that there are no delays.

ENTRY AUSTRALIA possible starting with 21st of February 2022
18/02/2022 11:21

With 21.02.2022, the Australian authorities open the borders for tourism and business entry. All categories of visas can be applied for again.

Please note the Covid-related evidence that must be provided upon entry.
 
Your OEVKG team

China: important notice on PCR and anti-body tests effective from Jan 22nd, 2022
18/01/2022 00:00

Dear Sir or Madam,

As we have just learned from the Chinese Embassy, in the future ONLY PCR test and antibody test will be accepted from the following laboratories for ALL travelers from Austria. LABORS

Please find the approved laboratories attached as well as the official link from the Chinese Embassy.

THE NEW REGULATION APPLIES FROM 24 JANUARY ( 24.1.2022 included).

official link: http://www.chinaembassy.at/det/news/202201/t20220114_10495704.htm

Best regards

Your

ÖVKG Team