The Austrian government has lifted all COVID-related entry requirements for those traveling to the country.

Key Points:

  • As of May 16, individuals who are traveling to Austria no longer face COVID-related entry requirements.
  • Austrian authorities have lifted its “3-G rule,” meaning travelers are not required show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or recovery, complete the preclearance form, or test for COVID-19 or undergo a mandatory quarantine upon arrival.

Additional Information: In case of new virus variant, an “emergency brake” can be applied to the lifting of entry requirements. More information regarding the Austria’s decision to lift entry requirements is available here.

BAL Analysis: COVID-19 entry requirements no longer apply to those traveling to the Austria. The response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, and BAL will provide additional updates as information becomes available.

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