Austria Student Visa


Austria Student Visas are issued to bona fide students who wish to study in Austria in any of its recognized educational institutions for 3 to 6 months. Through this scheme, Austria has become a lovely place for students in Austria. Austria Student Visas are multiple entries visas which are valid for as long as the study lasts as approved by the educational institution in Austria.


Applicants for this visa are meant to meet the following stated Austria Student Visa Information to be eligible for the Austria Student Visa:

The applicant is required to:

  • Complete an application form signed by the applicant and written in German or English.
  • Present a valid passport whose validity period will last for at least 3 months after the end of the applicant’s stay in Austria.
  • Present a document that confirms the present status of the student status, like a student card or a signed letter from previous college or university of the applicant.
  • Provide a cover letter that explains the applicant’s purpose of visiting Austria.
  • To show evidence that proves the applicant has sufficient funds that will cover the total cost of staying in Austria throughout the duration of the study.
  • Obtain a travel medical insurance that will be valid in all the Member States and will still be valid for the entire period of the applicant’s program in Austria. The least amount of medical insurance coverage is EUR 30 000.


  • Austria Student Visa allows the holder to enter Austria and study for up to 6 months.
  • The visa is recognized in other EU member states.

Visa fee

The visa fee in South Africa is placed at EUR 100.

Please Note:

The governing authorities may change this amount at any time. Applicants are therefore advised to check the current fee at the time of their application.

Although it is advisable for the applicant to make his or her applicant on time, applications can’t be made more than 3 months before the intended date of departure.

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