Austrian Passport Information

  • Austrian e-passports valid for Visa Waiver Program travel (travel without a visa)
    All Austrian e-passports (contains an integrated chip) issued on or after June 16, 2006 – with or without fingerprints – may be used for Visa Waiver Program travel until the passports’ expiration date.
  • Austrian emergency (off-white) passports
    Austrian Emergency passports (off-white cover) cannot be used for travel to the United States under the Visa Waiver Program. However, emergency passports may be used for U.S. visa application purposes.

Please see the United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) website on Questions and Answers on Machine Readable Passport Requirements for All Visa Waiver Countries.

Please note that all passport regulations listed above apply for transit purposes through the United States as well.