Austria offers many ways to obtain a residency permit. One of them is participating in the program
for financial independent applicants.
The country’s program for financial independent applicants allows you to obtain residency for you and your family without
any additional obligations. This opportunity will mainly interest investors and business owners.
Austrian residency gives you the right to live year-round in Austria, and also to visit other countries in the Schengen area visa-free
A residency permit is granted at the same time to both the main investor and members of his/her family, including dependent children
Austrian residency for financial independent applicants does not oblige you to reside in Austria year-round, and thus you can choose in which country you wish to be a tax resident
Living in Austria on the basis of a residency permit will give you an opportunity to later apply for permanent residency and Austrian citizenship
for financial independent applicants
You have to prove that you have monthly net income at least EUR 1,900 or you must hold in your account twelve times this amount which is equal EUR 22,800 (EUR 1,900 x 22).
to live in
A resident must have a permanent address obtained based on a deed of ownership or rental contract.
Knowledge of the
You must prove a basic A1 level(elementary knowledge, ability to get by).
No criminal record
This must be attested by a document from your country’s law-enforcement authorities and a health authority.
Distributed quota across different federal states
For this residency program, the Austrian government sets a quota that is distributed across the individual territorial divisions of the country. The quota can differ from one region to another, and in the most popular regions, the quota is exhausted very quickly. Thus, the quota for Vienna is exhausted most quickly of all, and significantly more free slots are available for those who wish to live in Lower Austria or other regions.
You will need:
Your residency status in Austria must be extended. Temporary residency is initially offered for a period of one year, and then extended as 1 year + 1 year + 3 year + 5 year. After five and a half years, you can submit an application to receive Austrian citizenship.
In practice, residents usually become citizens after a period of 6–10 years.
With our help you can obtain results considerably more quickly.
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To receive citizenship, you will have to demonstrate the following: