Vienna

Vienna is Austria’s largest city and its capital city. From the city limits, Czechia, Slovakia and Hungary can all be reached in between 60-90 minutes.

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I am operating an AirBnB property or similar. Do my guests need to get a MeldebestätigungMeldezettel Austria requires everyone living in Austria (both Austrians and foreigners) to register their place(s) of residence with the local authorities. The confirmation of this registration is called a Meldebestätigung (EN: confirmation of registration), although it is still affectionately known to many by its former name (the Meldezettel). This is done at your Meldeamt in the Gemeinde or Bezirk you live in. You are required to do your registration within three days of arrival. It is important to do this also because your qualification for permanent residence starts to run from the point of your registration.?

Owners of AirBnB properties or similar room rental services are required to operate a register of guests (Gästeverzeichnis) for guests staying short-term. Only in the case of guests staying for more than two months are they required to do their own MeldebestätigungMeldezettel Austria requires everyone living in Austria (both Austrians and foreigners) to register their place(s) of residence with the local authorities. The confirmation of this registration is called a Meldebestätigung (EN: confirmation of registration), although it is still affectionately known to many by its former name (the Meldezettel). This is done at your Meldeamt in the Gemeinde or Bezirk you live in. You are required to do your registration within three days of arrival. It is important to do this also because your qualification for permanent residence starts to run from the point of your registration. (confirmation of registration).

Stadt Wien information in German about the Gästeverzeichnis.


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Where do I go to get my Meldebestätigung in Vienna?

If you have just moved to Vienna, the first piece of paperwork to do is your MeldebestätigungMeldezettel Austria requires everyone living in Austria (both Austrians and foreigners) to register their place(s) of residence with the local authorities. The confirmation of this registration is called a Meldebestätigung (EN: confirmation of registration), although it is still affectionately known to many by its former name (the Meldezettel). This is done at your Meldeamt in the Gemeinde or Bezirk you live in. You are required to do your registration within three days of arrival. It is important to do this also because your qualification for permanent residence starts to run from the point of your registration., to be done within three working days of arrival. You do this at the MeldeamtMeldeamt Births, marriages and deaths as well as the registration of your place of residence are done at the Meldeamt. It is often housed within the local council buildings. for the district that you live in. Note that not all districts have their Meldeamt in the same district.

Stadt Wien information in English about the Meldeservice.


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What are the Emergency Numbers for Vienna?

In addition to the three main emergency services there are a number of other emergency numbers that are manned around the clock. The full list can be found at: https://www.wien.gv.at/english/contact/emergency.html


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