The Austrian government has eased its COVID-19 entry requirements.

Key Points:

  • Austrian citizens and foreign nationals, regardless of their departure country, can enter Austria without having to quarantine if they have one of the following:
    • Proof of full vaccination with the last applicable dose administered between 14 and 270 days of departure.
    • Proof of recovery from COIVD-19 within 180 days of intended arrival.
    • Proof of a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of departure or a negative antigen test taken within 24 hours of departure.
  • Travelers who do not have one of the aforementioned documents must quarantine upon arrival until they receive a negative COVID-19 test result. More information regarding testing upon arrival is available here.

Additional information: Children under the age of 12 are exempt from Austria’s COVID-19 entry requirements. More information regarding Austria’s COVID-19 entry and health requirements is available here.

BAL Analysis: The response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, and BAL will provide additional updates as information becomes available.

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