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Austria Passport

Austria Visa

Applying for a new passport:

Austrian passports are valid for 10 years and cannot be renewed. The machine-readable passports are issued in Austria - thus it usually takes at least 4 weeks before the new passport may be handed over to the applicant.

The following documents are required:

Change in passport:

Only the following changes can be made:

The following documents are required:

Note: In order to apply for either a new Austrian passport (valid for 10 years) or a change in a still valid passport at the Austrian Consulate General in Los Angeles, you must permanently reside within the consular jurisdiction of the Consulate General (Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming).

Austrian citizens living abroad permanently may also apply for an Austrian passport with the local authorities (city or county government) while in Austria.

Issuance of new passports:

Austrian passports are usually valid for ten (10) years and can not be renewed. The machine-readable passports are issued in Austria; thus, it usually takes four to six weeks before the new passport may be handed over to the applicant.

The following documents must be presented:

Changes in still valid passports:

Only the following changes can be made:

  1. entry of children or deleting entry of children
  2. change of residence (to a different town, city etc.)
  3. entry of an academic degree

A change of one's family name is not possible. In that case, you have to apply for a new passport.

The following documents are required:

Change in Passport (application form)

Please note the following regulations:

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