Austrian visa for French citizens

A visa is NOT required for French passport holders visiting Austria for a short-term stay: Freedom of movement.

Visa requirements:

Visa type Purposes Visa requirements Allowed stay
Tourist visa For French citizens to enter Austria for a short-term tourism purpose. Not required Freedom of movement
Evisa Austria e-visa for French citizens Not Available
Visa on arrival Austria visa on arrival for French citizens Not Available

Austria tourist visa requirements:

  • Holding French passport that is valid for six months beyond the period of the intended stay in Austria.
  • Proof of onward travel (departure) from Austria.

If you are looking for Austria visa information, such as available types of visas, or how to apply from France, we recommend you visit or contact the embassy or consulate of Austria nearest your place of residence.

  • Paris: The Embassy of Austria in Paris, France (Working hours: Close now. Open in 5 hours 56 minutes)
  • Toulouse: The Honorary Consulate of Austria in Toulouse, France (Working hours: Close now. Open in 5 hours 56 minutes)
  • Nice: The Honorary Consulate of Austria in Nice, France (Working hours: Close now. Open in 5 hours 56 minutes)
  • Lyon: The Honorary Consulate of Austria in Lyon, France (Working hours: Close now. Open in 5 hours 56 minutes)
  • Bordeaux: The Honorary Consulate of Austria in Bordeaux, France (Working hours: Close now. Open in 5 hours 56 minutes)
  • Marseille: The Honorary Consulate of Austria in Marseille, France (Working hours: Close now. Open in 5 hours 56 minutes)
  • Ajaccio: The Consulate of Austria in Ajaccio, France (Working hours: Close now. Open in 5 hours 56 minutes)
  • Strasbourg: The Consulate General of Austria in Strasbourg, France (Working hours: Close now. Open in 5 hours 56 minutes)

Austria visa applications & requirements (For reference purposes only, please visit the nearest Austria diplomatic mission offices to France for guidance)

Tourism Statistics Chart

The line chart shows the number of visitors from France traveling to Austria from 2008 to 2018.

Year Number of visitors (France) estimated Change (%)
2008 506,434 N/A
2009 506,434 0.00%
2010 506,434 0.00%
2011 501,266 -1.02%
2012 542,608 8.25%
2013 532,273 -1.90%
2014 516,770 -2.91%
2015 517,708 0.18%
2016 533,239 3.00%
2017 491,822 -7.77%
2018 502,176 2.11%

References: UNWTO.org, World Bank and multiple sources. (This data is for informational purposes only. Please see our disclaimer page for more information.)

Austria & France comparison

Austria's area is approximately 82,409 km2 (31,818 sq mi), while the area of France is approximately 547,557 km2 (211,412 sq mi). This means France is 6.64 times bigger than Austria.

As of January 2022, Austria's population is ~9.3 million people - 56,722,119 fewer people than the population of France.

We have highlighted Austria & France’s relative positions on world's map for your reference.

Austria France Difference
Population (est 2022) 9,259,564 65,981,683 56.7 million fewer people live in Austria than France
Number of diplomatic missions abroad (est) 98 267 Austria has 169 fewer diplomatic representations abroad compared with France.
Travel freedom (2022) 143 143 Austria passport holders visit 0 fewer countries and territories without a visa.
Number of foreign missions hosted 280 479 Austrian hosts 199 fewer foreign missions than France.

Frequently asked questions, answered

How many visitors from France travel to Austria in one year?

The number of visitors from France visiting Austria in 2018 was approximately 502,176.

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