The authorities in Austria announced the opening of borders for many international travellers including those from GCC as an important step towards achieving a post COVID-19 strategy where the country resumes social and economic activities under safe measures.

Fully vaccinated citizens and residents in Kuwait with a valid Schengen visa can travel to Austria starting from July 1, 2021 without the need to quarantine. Children under the age of 18 who are travelling with vaccinated parents are allowed to enter Austria for tourist purposes without quarantine as well.

The list of recognized vaccines include: BioNtech/Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson, Moderna, Sinopharm & Sinovac.   Travellers have to submit a negative PCR test upon entry.
Visa applications for travelling to Austria can be submitted at the VFS Global Office at the Arraya Center.

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