Bureaucracy

  • Visas: Not required for stays of up to 3 months.
  • Vaccinations: See Travel Vaccinations.
  • Driving: National driving licences issued by EU countries accepted, UK licences without photo require other photo id to be carried (e.g. passport). A Green Card is compulsory. All cars must have a first-aid kit and a warning triangle. All motorists must also carry high-visibility waistcoats and wear them whenever outside their vehicle on an Austrian roads. Seat belts must be worn and children under the age of 12 and under 150cm (4ft 11in) tall may not sit in the front seat unless a special child's seat has been fitted. Cars must be driven with lights throughout the year.
  • Country Representatives in UK: Austrian Embassy, 18 Belgrave Mews West, London SW 1X 8HU, tel (020) 7235 3731, fax (020) 7344 0292.
  • UK Representatives in Country: British Embassy, Jauresgasse 12, 1030 Vienna, tel (43) 1 7161 35151, fax (43) 1 7161 35900.