All students must have a valid passport to travel outside the United States. If you have not yet applied for your passport, visit https://www.usps.com/shop/apply-for-a-passport.htm for details.
It is the responsibility of the student to procure the proper visa for studying in Austria, if needed. Some consulates allow students to mail in student visa applications; others require students to apply in person. Please contact the consulate in your jurisdiction to find out how to apply, and what materials are needed for the Austrian student visa.
The Consulate General regrets to announce that it will shut down on November 30, 2013.
The following Austrian Representations in the US will take over all responsibilities in the Midwest:
Austrian Embassy in Washington for Kansas and Missouri
Austrian Consulate General New York for Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin
Details about which Austrian Representation will be in charge of which State will be announced in due course.
Austrian Embassy, Washington, D.C. - Consular Section
Jurisdiction: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kansas , Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, U.S. Virgin Islands, and Commonwealth of the Bahamas.
Austrian Consulate General, New York
Jurisdiction: Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Wisconsin, and Bermudas.
Austrian Consulate General, Los Angeles
Jurisdiction: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, and Pacific Islands.
Sample Visa Application (DC consulate)
For your convenience, the Office of Study Abroad has generated instructional materials that will help you with the process of completing the forms required for your visa. Feel free to use the following forms to assist you as your complete your student visa.
Please note: Webster University is not legally in a position to give any advice on applying for a visa. If you need further information, please direct your inquiries to the Austrian Consulate that serves your region.
If you need assistance with your visa application, you may seek help with a visa services company, typically for an additional fee. NAFSA, Association of International Educators, recommends Perry International located in Chicago.
Updated Flight Regulations
To obtain the latest information about what can and cannot be brought aboard a plane when traveling internationally, please visit the Transportation Security Administration.