Will ETIAS apply to British citizens resident in Austria covered under the Withdrawal Agreement?

Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, confirms that holders of residence permits covered by the Withdrawal AgreementWithdrawal Agreement The Withdrawal Agreement sets out the terms of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU and provides for a deal on citizens’ rights. It sets out a transition period which lasts until 31 December 2020. During this time you can continue […]

How do I and my EU/EEA Family Members return to the UK for good? (Surinder Singh Route)

Since 1st January 2021, EU/EEAEEA The European Economic Area (EEA) consists of the 27 EU Member States as well as Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway. The United Kingdom is not part of the EEA. Citizens no longer have an automatic right to reside in the UK (the exception being Irish Citizens who are covered under the […]

I want to go off travelling in the future. What must I bear in mind regarding my residence status?

Article 50 EUV cardAufenthaltstitel "Artikel 50 EUV" The Aufenthaltstitel “Art 50 EUV” is a residency title to be issued to British citizens from the end of the transition period. Its name is derived from Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. The “Titel” refers to the document or card itself, and not the right, […]

Can I get an Article 50 EUV card without a valid passport?

It is not possible to get your Article 50 EUV cardAufenthaltstitel "Artikel 50 EUV" The Aufenthaltstitel “Art 50 EUV” is a residency title to be issued to British citizens from the end of the transition period. Its name is derived from Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. The “Titel” refers to the document […]

What health insurance policies are accepted for “privatier” applications for the Article 50 card?

During 2021, the following healthSozialministerium The Austrian Ministry of Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection is responsible for the following fields: The health care system Initiatives for people with disabilities Consumer protection Public health and medical issues Care and support The rights of consumers and the protection of their health Senior citizens’ policy Social […]

My employer is nervous as I don’t have my Art 50 EUV card yet. What should I do?

We have had several people who had applied back in the summer for their Art 50 EUVAufenthaltstitel "Artikel 50 EUV" The Aufenthaltstitel “Art 50 EUV” is a residency title to be issued to British citizens from the end of the transition period. Its name is derived from Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. […]

I am waiting for my Article 50 card and wish to spend time away from Austria. What must I do?

I applied for an Article 50 card in Vienna at the start of 2021 and received the application certificate, but have still not received the Article 50 card. Is there any way I can chase this up? I’ve tried contacting MA35Magistratsabteilung 35 Residency and citizenship issues in Vienna are handled by Magistratsabteilung 35 (MA35). It […]

What prospects for UK citizens in Austria exist for regaining freedom of onward movement?

Are British citizens covered by the Withdrawal AgreementWithdrawal Agreement The Withdrawal Agreement sets out the terms of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU and provides for a deal on citizens’ rights. It sets out a transition period which lasts until 31 December 2020. During this time you can continue to live, work and study in the EU broadly as you did before […]

Are there any official statistics about applications for the Art 50 EUV card?

The Ministry of the InteriorBMI The Bundesministerium für Inneres (BMI) – Austria’s Ministry for the Interior – is the competent ministry for issues related to residency and citizenship. (BMIBundesministerium für Inneres The Bundesministerium für Inneres (BMI) / Ministry for the Interior (UK counterparty: the Home Office) is competent for public security, policing, border control as […]

Where can I obtain assistance in English about various issues about living in Austria?

There are a number of services that provide advisory services in English, as follows: Lower Austria: Work in Lower Austria Upper Austria: Welcome to Upper Austria Salzburg: Welcome Service Styria: CINT – Club International Styria Carinthia : CIC – Carinthia International Club Tyrol: Welcome Service Tyrol (German in greater detail) Vienna: Expat Center Vienna