News & Events

Absentee Voting Process

Last week, Deputy Consular Chief Cesar Soriano invited U.S. Citizens living in Austria to a Facebook Live chat on the absentee voting process.  If you missed it – no worries!  Please check out the recording where Cesar explains how to vote from abroad, various differences among the states, and answers questions from our viewers!
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Voting by Absentee Ballot in the 2020 U.S. Elections

This year, the U.S. Elections will take place on Tuesday, November 3rd. In some states voter registration and ballot request deadlines for the November 2020 election are as early as October 5th. Whether you are a first-time voter or have already received ballots and voted absentee in past elections, we recommend that you complete a  Federal Post Card Application (FPCA-pdf)  each year to ...
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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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Visit of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Austria

During his visit last week to Vienna, Austria, Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met with Federal President Alexander Van der Bellen, Federal Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, Minister of Finance Gernot Blümel, and Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg to discuss various topics, including trade and investment ties with Austria, the fight against COVID 19, economic recovery after the pandemic, ...
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Embassy Vienna Resumes Limited Visa Services

Starting July 15, 2020, Embassy Vienna will resume processing of limited categories of non-immigrant visa applications. At this time, we are prioritizing services for citizens and residents of Austria. National Interest Exceptions Embassy Vienna welcomes appointments to determine whether applicants may qualify  for national interest exceptions (NIEs) under Presidential Proclamation 9993, which has suspended routine ...
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