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Austria

How To Open A Bank Account In Austria

Wednesday June 17, 2020 (11:35:15)

Known for its hospitality and multiculturalism, Austria is a country that many expats choose to relocate to. One of the first things you’ll need to do if you’re planning to move there is set up a bank account.   more ...

Austria > Property

Austria

How To Rent Or Buy Property In Austria

Thursday April 30, 2020 (10:49:54)

Austria is famous for its architecture, as found in its castles, buildings and palaces. It also has a beautiful, mountainous landscape, perfect for skiing in winter and for hiking during the summer months. If you would like to move to Austria, or else stay there for a prolonged period of time, then you will need to think carefully about what accommodation you will need. This article looks at your options in terms of renting or buying property there.   more ...

Austria > Moving

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How To Apply For A Visa In Austria

Thursday March 05, 2020 (13:54:06)

Citizens of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland do not need a visa to visit, live or work in Austria. Citizens of the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and a number of other countries – those that have a treaty with the Schengen area – do not require a visa for visits of up to 90 days in a 180-day period, whether you are visiting for tourist or business purposes. A full list of the eligible countries can be found on the Schengen Area website. For citizens in these countries who wish to stay for longer, or who are taking up employment in the country, a visa is required.

Citizens of all other countries must have a valid visa to enter Austria for any purpose. If you wish to live in Austria for longer than 90 days, or to work there, and you are not a citizen of the EU, the EEA or Switzerland, you will need a work permit and a residence permit. All documentation must be submitted in German or English, and you must be at least competent in German, whether you are seeking work or residence.   more ...

Austria > Health

Austria

How Does The Quality Of Healthcare In Austria Compare With The USA?

Thursday September 26, 2019 (19:04:42)

Coming from the US to Europe, one of the most frequently cited advantages is the overall lower cost of healthcare. Once you have registered with the Austrian health system and received your e-card, you will be entitled to public healthcare that is free at the point of service. This is a huge change from the US system, in which people can easily end up out of pocket due to a health emergency.   more ...

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Austria

How Much Do Health Procedures Cost In Austria?

Thursday September 26, 2019 (18:58:36)

Austria’s Krankenkasse system means that all basic health procedures, as well as emergency care, are covered by the state. You will not need to pay any costs upfront and you won’t be charged for most healthcare.   more ...

Austria > Health

Austria

How To Get Your Prescriptions In Austria

Thursday September 26, 2019 (18:51:34)

You do not need to register with a specific pharmacy in Austria in order to get your prescriptions. You will need to be registered with a local doctor, which you can do by taking your proof of ID and your e-card along to a surgery. Your doctor will then prescribe medication when you need it, and you will be able to pick this up at a pharmacy of your choice.   more ...

Austria > Health

Austria

How To Keep Your Health Insurance Costs Low In Austria

Thursday September 26, 2019 (18:44:03)

The state healthcare system in Austria means that health insurance is less popular here than in many other countries around the world. However, some expats do choose to take out private health cover, either to upgrade their optional extras, or to ensure that they can visit specific doctors.   more ...

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Austria

How To Register With The Austrian Health System

Thursday September 26, 2019 (18:36:11)

Healthcare in Austria is known as Krankenkasse and is run by the state. It covers all necessary basic care.   more ...

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Austria

What Cover Is Available For Sports Injuries In Austria?

Monday September 23, 2019 (09:43:22)

Winter sports are very popular in Austria, and plenty of people move to the country after falling in love with it during their winter vacations. Non-winter sports such as football and rugby are also popular hobbies among residents.   more ...

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Austria

Dental And Ophthalmic Care In Austria: How To Find The Right Options For You

Monday September 23, 2019 (09:36:11)

Standards of healthcare in Austria are generally very high, and dental care is no exception. However, there are some differences between the levels of care the state will cover for general medical complaints, and for dentistry.   more ...



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