COVID-19 Information (August 21, 2020)

For the latest Consular Alerts for U.S. Citizens please click here Country Specific Information Austria is at a State Department Travel Advisory level 3, which means “RECONSIDER TRAVEL.”  Read the  Department of State’s COVID-19 page  before you plan any international travel.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Austria due to COVID-19.  …

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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Vienna, Austria (July 2, 2020)

Location:  Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following areas in Vienna: Mariahilferstrasse and Neubaugasse Waehringerstrasse U6 Station, moving towards Schottentor, ending at Minoritenplatz. Events:  On Thursday, July 2, 2020, at 5:00 p.m., a protest organized by Black Lives Movement will be held at the U6 Waehringerstrasse at 5:00 pm. The group plans to …

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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Vienna, Austria (June 4, 2020)

Location:  Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following areas in Vienna: MuseumsQuartier on Mariahilferstrasse The corner of Boltzmanngasse and Strudlhofgasse (near the U.S. Embassy) Event:  On Thursday, June 4, 2020, at 5:00 p.m., a protest organized by Black Lives Matter and SPÖ will be held near the MuseumsQuartier on Mariahilferstrasse. On Friday, …

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Global Level 4 Health Advisory – Do Not Travel

March 19, 2020 The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19. In countries where commercial departure options remain available, U.S. citizens who live in the United States should arrange for immediate return to the United States, unless they are prepared to remain abroad for …

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Demonstration Alert – Demonstration on February 3rd, 2020

Location:  Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following areas in Vienna: The corner of Boltzmanngasse and Strudlhofgasse (near the U.S. Embassy) Event: On Monday, February 3, 2020 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., a demonstration against President Trump’s Middle East Plan is scheduled to take place.  Less than 100 people are expected …

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Demonstration Alert – Demonstration on January 24, 2020

Location:  Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following areas in Vienna:  Central Vienna (along the Ring) Hofburg Palace Complex Heldenplatz Vienna State Opera House Event: On Friday, January 24, 2020, the annual Wiener Akademiker Ball will take place at the Hofburg Palace Complex in the First District.  Austrian police have reported that …

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Voting in 2020 U.S. Elections

Registering to Vote and submitting a ballot is fast, easy, and can be done from anywhere in the world! Start by confirming your voter registration with your state.  Some states require absentee voters to register annually so you may need to re-register.  Go to FVAP.gov to connect to your state’s voter portal to register to vote, …

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Demonstration Alert – Demonstration on January 10, 2020

  Location:  Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following areas in Vienna: The corner of Boltzmanngasse and Strudlhofgasse (near the U.S. Embassy) Event: On Friday, January 10, at 5:00 p.m., a Vigil for peace against a war between the U.S. and Iran. Actions to take: Avoid the areas of demonstrations. Exercise caution if …

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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Vienna (January 9th, 2020)

Location:  Austria Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to take: Avoid the areas of demonstrations. Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity …

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Demonstration Alert – Demonstration on December 6-8, 2019

  Location:  Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following areas in Vienna: Theodor-Herzl-Platz, 1010 Vienna Event: On December 6-8, 2019 protesters will gather from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. each day to protest increases in fuel prices in Iran. Actions to take: Avoid the areas of demonstrations. Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of …

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Demonstration Alert – Demonstration on October 3, 2019

Location:  Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following areas in Vienna: Central City Hall (Rathaus) Zwingli Kirche OeVP headquarters Event: On Thursday, October 3, 2019 from approximately 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., a political march and demonstration by the group “Wieder Donnerstag” is expected to take place and assemble near the OeVP …

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