The doctors who want to attend the seminar or conferences in Austria should apply for Schengen travel visa which should not be exceeding 90 days and your country should not be participating in the Visa Waiver Program.

Application Procedure:

  • One must make sure that they should not apply for a residence permit to go to Austria before filing for a visa application. An important note: The Austrian Embassy or the Consulate General will accept only the complete visa applications, incomplete applications will be rejected.
  • The consular fee has to be paid at the time of the submission of your application and this amount is non-refundable. Fee can be paid in cash, postal money order or cashier’s check. Credit cards or debit cards are not accepted.
  • According to the Visakodex, the application process may take up to fifteen calendar days and prior to these inquiries about the status will not be answered earlier.

ALL visa applicants must appear in person at the Austrian Embassy/Consulate. The Austrian Embassy and Consulates General do not accept visa applications by mail.

The following are the documents to be submitted at the time of visa application:

  • Visa A and C application form completed and signed.
  • Visa D application form which is completed and signed.
  • Two recent passport pictures following strictly the following criteria: Max. head size 1.4 inch (36 mm), min. eye distance 0.3 inch (8mm).
  • Travel itinerary or airline reservation showing the complete dates of travel for the entire journey.
Austria Visa
Visa Tourist Business Student Cruise
Need to Apply Yes Yes
Processing Time 15days 15days
How to apply In person In person
Application Form Yes
Passport 6months validity 6months validity
Passport Photos 2 2
Photocopies of the passport Copy of the photo page of international passport
Itinerary Yes Yes
Health Insurance Yes Yes
Bank Statement Yes Yes
Employment Letter Yes Yes
Hotel Reservations Yes Yes
Tourist Voucher
Personal Invitation
Personal Letter Yes
Business Invitation Yes
MOC / CME / CE Requirements
Connecticut Medical Examining Board

Connecticut Medical Examining Board accepts the credit courses that are accredited by ACCME and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit.

MD/DO Requirement:

CME Credits Required : 50.00 | Licensing Cycle AMA PRA : 2 Years | Category Credits : 0.00

A minimum of 50 contact hours of qualifying continuing medical education every 2 years commencing on the first date of license renewal;1 contact hour means a minimum of 50 minutes of the continuing education activity once every 6 years.1 CME hour in each of the following topics:

(A) Infectious diseases, including, but not limited to, acquired immune deficiency syndrome and human immunodeficiency virus,
(B) risk management,
(C) sexual assault,
(D) domestic violence,
(E) cultural competency,
(F) behavioral health.

Beginning January 1, 2020, such behavioral health CME must include at least 2 contact hours on diagnosing and treating (i) cognitive conditions, including, but not limited to, Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, delirium, related cognitive impairments, and geriatric depression, or (ii) mental health conditions, including, but not limited to, those common to veterans and family members of veterans such as post-traumatic stress, risk of suicide, depression, and grief. OCC/MOC not accepted as a substitute. The commissioner may grant a waiver for not more than 10 contact hours of CME for physicians who:

(1) engage in activities related to the physician’s service as a member of the Connecticut Medical Examining Board,
(2) engage in activities related to the physician’s service as a member of a medical healing panel, or
(3) assist the state Department of Public Health with its duties to board and commissions (described in Ch. 368a. Sec. 10a-14).