Open with restrictions

Austria Travel Restrictions

64.21% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 63.88% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Austria with a negative COVID-19 test result.
Fully vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Austria without restrictions.

For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Austria for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.


Austria entry details and exceptions

Travelers who have not been in Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, or Suriname in the past 10 days before arrival are allowed to enter Austria. Travelers are required to present a health pass to enter restaurants, hotels, etc. Travelers will need to show either a negative COVID-19 test result, proof of recovery from COVID-19, or proof of vaccination. Sinovac/Sinopharm vaccine certificates are not valid for entering hotels, restaurants, etc. within Austria. This requirement does not apply to travelers under the age of 12 and in Vienna, travelers under the age of 6.


Outgoing travel to AustriaTravelling from New Zealand to Austria

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 for RT-PCR (NAAT) or 48 Antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to Austria.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions

Unvaccinated travelers must have a negative COVID-19 test result in German or English. Travelers have the option to present proof via EU Digital Certificate.

This requirement does not apply to travelers under the age of 12, travelers with proof of being fully vaccinated, travelers with proof of past infection from the last 180 days.

Travelers unable to show any of these documents must take a PCR or antigen test a maximum of 24 hours of arriving in Austria.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from New Zealand are not required to quarantine after entering Austria.

The isolation period can be shortened

Travelers can take a COVID-19 PCR test after 5 days and end quarantine earlier with a negative result.

Details and exceptions

Travelers with proof of being fully vaccinated and travelers with proof of past infection are exempted from this requirement.

Documents
Pre Travel Clearence Form

Travelers from Lesotho, Brazil, Eswatini, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Uruguay, or Zimbabwe must register on the digital pre-travel clearance form (PTC) a maximum of 72 hours before arrival in Austria. Travelers must show their PTC form in digital or hard copy on arrival.


Return travelReturning to New Zealand from Austria

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Austria must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Exemptions apply to the following:

1. Children who are under two years of age.

2. Individuals who can present a medical certificate verifying they have been examined no earlier than 72 hours prior to departure and have been determined to be unable to undertake a test for medical reasons but do not exhibit symptoms of COVID-19

3. Individuals with past (recovered) cases of COVID-19 who have a positive 72 hour or less test result, but have a medical certificate for showing that the individual is no longer considered by a medical practitioner to be infectious with COVID-19

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Austria will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Travelers to New Zealand from all countries, except eligible passengers from a quarantine-free travel zone (Niue and Cook Islands), must complete a 14-day stay in a managed isolation or quarantine facility.

Quarantine-free travel for Australian passengers are temporary suspended until further notice.

Documents
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher

Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Austria

Masks:Required in enclosed environments and public transportation.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Closed

FAQs

  • Fully vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Austria without restrictions. Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Austria with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Fully vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Austria without restrictions.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Austria with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Fully vaccinated travelers coming from New Zealand are not required to provide a negative COVID-19 test result. Unvaccinated travellers coming from New Zealand will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 for RT-PCR (NAAT) or 48 Antigen (quick-test) hours before departure.

  • Travellers from New Zealand are not required to quarantine.

  • Mask usage in Austria is required in enclosed environments and public transportation.

  • Restaurants in Austria are open with restrictions. Bars in Austria are closed.