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Entry requirements for Austria
Travellers from the listed countries here are now able to travel to Austria for holidays. All travellers need to show a 3G pass upon entry.
When entering Austria, travelers must present:
- Negative covid test (PCR is valid for 48 hours, antigen test is valid for 24 hours) OR
- a vaccine certificate.
The following vaccines (including mix-and-match vaccines) are recognised: BioNtech/Pfizer, AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria and Covishield), Johnson & Johnson, Moderna, Sinovac, and Sinopharm. (Please be aware that this only applies to entering the country. Sinovac/Sinopharm are not valid for entering hotels, restaurants etc. within Austria.) You are considered vaccinated:
- if you have received both doses of AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria or Covishield), BioNtech/Pfizer, Moderna, Sinopharm, or Sinovac; OR
- starting on the 22nd after your one Johnson & Johnson dose; OR
- if you have had a COVID infection and have received one vaccination dose (proof of past infection required).
The vaccine certificate is valid for 270 days after the 2nd dose for 2-dose vaccines. In people with a past infection + one vaccination, it is valid for 270 days after that one dose. For vaccines that require only one dose, it is valid from the 22nd day for 270 days from vaccination.
- proof of past infection: 6 months after a SARS-CoV-2 infection and proof of antibodies is valid for 3 months from the test date.
*Please note that Szputyik vaccination is not accepted in Austria
If you do not have any of above listed documents, you must take a test within 24 hours of entry, and you must register in the Pre-Travel Clearance for here.
Please note that travellers from certain countries always need to obtain and show pre-travel clearance in addition to the above listed documents.
For more information please check the Vienna Campus Covid-19 Protocol.
The following categories can enter Hungary without being subject to restrictions:
- Anyone holding a valid immunity card issued by Hungarian authorities
- Anyone presenting the European Union COVID Certificate can enter the country without any restrictions.
- Citizens of the following countries which Hungary has concluded bilateral agreements on mutually recognizing immunity certificates and allowing free travel to each-other’s citizens. List of countries is available here
- Further information on border crossing to Hungary is available here.
- Foreign citizens arriving from abroad in passenger traffic – unless otherwise specified by law or government decree – shall not enter Hungary. Please follow the link for the most recent updates and for the exceptions here.
At the Liszt Ferenc International Airport, the Police Directorate checks the travel documents of the passengers of all flights and subjects them to mandatory medical screening.
Please note that Hungary will reopen its Schengen borders from June 24, unless the coronavirus pandemic takes a turn for the worse. For more information please check the Budapest Campus Covid-19 Protocol.