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Austria Job Seeker Visa

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At Aspire Onsite, our mission is to support talented professionals in their migration for employment around the world, whenever their skills are in demand. Simply put, we annually account for the greatest amount of talented international prospects moving for employment.

Every day, we gather and post dozens of verified job openings in the Tech, Sciences, Engineering, management and other fields from firms and recruiters around the globe and we sponsor visas and help the candidates to relocate to different countries of Europe.

Job Seeker Visa For Austria (Red-White-Red Card Scheme)

The Job Seeker Visa of Austria allows individuals from non-European countries to come to Austria to find a Job for themselves in 6 Months. For this Visa, you do not need a Job offer from Austria. The Job seeker Visa is best for those who do not have a Job offer and looking for Job opportunities in Austria. Anyone from any country can apply.

Who can Apply for the Austria Job Seeker Visa:

  • The Job seeker visa is not for everyone.
  • Only Non-Europeans can apply
  • EU Citizens do not need a work Visa for Austria.

Eligibility for Austria Job Seeker Visa

To be eligible for the Job seeker visa, applicants need to score a minimum of 70 points out of a maximum of 100 points based on the points criteria system which includes:

1. Graduation or Graduated

2. Qualifications and skills

  • Special qualifications and skills in the subjects of mathematics, informatics, natural sciences, or technology
  • Post-doctoral qualification or PhD
  • Research and innovation activities
  • Awards
  • Work experience
  • Language skills
  • Age
  • Studies in Austria

Austria Job Seeker Visa Points Calculator

For example, if you have already a skill or experience you will get 40 points. If you are graduated, you will get 20 points, if you are under the age of 35, you will get 20 Points.

The Points Calculator Table is given below:

Eligibility criteria for very highly qualified persons Points
Special Qualifications and Skills Maximum allowable points: 40
Graduation from an institution of higher education, the minimum duration of the program: four years 20
– in the subjects of mathematics, informatics, natural sciences or technology (MINT subjects) 30
– Post-doctoral qualification (habilitation) or PhD 40
Gross salary of the previous year earned in a senior management position with a company listed on the stock exchange or a company for which the Austrian foreign trade office in charge issued a positive report about its activities or business segment:
– €50,000 to 60,000
– €60,000 to 70,000
– More than €70,000

Research and innovation activities (Patent applications, publications) 20
Awards (recognized prizes) 20
Work experience (adequately reflecting applicant's qualification or senior management position) Maximum allowable points: 20
Work experience (per year)
Six months of work experience in Austria
Language skills Maximum allowable points: 10
German or English language skills for the elementary use of the language on a basic level – (A1 level) 5
German or English language skills for the intensified elementary use of the language – (A2 level) 10
French language skills for the independent use of the language – (B1 level) 5
Spanish language skills for the independent use of the language – (B1 level) 5
Bosnian, Croatian, or Serbian language skills for the independent use of the language – (B1 level) 5
Age Maximum allowable points: 20
Up to 35 years of age
Up to 40 years of age
up to 45 years of age
Studies in Austria Maximum allowable points: 10
The second part of the diploma program (Diplomstudium) or half of the required total ECTS points 5
Completed diploma program (Diplomstudium) or Bachelor's and Master's degree program 10
Sum total of maximum allowable points: 100
Required minimum: 70

Visa Validity

The Job seeker Visa is valid for six months and allows its holder to stay in Austria and look for a job legally

Processing Time

It can take from 3 to 5 Months to process your Visa.

Documents Need to be Submitted for Job Seeker Visa

To apply for the Job Seeker Visa, you have to submit the following documents:

  • Valid travel document (e.g. passport)
  • Photo (dimensions: 45x35mm) which is not older than six months
  • Proof of locally customary accommodation (e.g. lease contracts, preliminary agreement on tenancy rights, or ownership evidence)
  • Proof of health insurance
  • Austria Job Seeker Visa
  • Price: ₹89000