Austria’s Job Seeker Visa

Austria is a European landlocked country. It is also one of the most beautiful countries in the world. With more than 9 million habitants it has the oldest European thriving economy, the country cherish quality lifestyle with excellent professional potentials. It is a member of European Union (EU) and is home to millions of immigrants, majority of its population speak German, however, English is the second most spoken language here. 

A large number of immigrants mainly non EU, come to the country to work considering it as an easy gateway to enter Europe. For many, an Austrian Job Seeker Visa is an easy platform to find job and live as the country welcomes highly qualified professionals from various fields.

Austria job seeker visa is the most sought visa category among qualified professionals. It is a temporary resident visa given only to highly qualified professionals for fixed period of six months to search for suitable job. Later, the same can be converted into a long term work visa with multiple benefits.

What is Austria job seeker Visa?

It is a point based scheme ideally for highly qualified professionals looking for an opportunity to give new heights to their career in Europe. To qualify, applicants are required to score atleast 65 points out of 70 on the points grid system on the basis of personal attributes such as age, qualification, experience, language and study in Austria.

Eligibility / Experience / Language Skills / Age



Graduation from a recognized university/college


Additional qualification and skills


In subjects such as mathematics, informatics, natural sciences or technology


Post-doctoral qualification (PhD)


Academic research and innovation activities






Maximum points  given 20

Experience per year


Austrian experience



Language skills

Maximum points given 10

German or English language skills (A1 level)


German or English language skills (A2 level)




Maximum points given 20

Upto 35 years


Upto 40 years


Upto 45 years



Education in Austria

Maximum points given 10

Second part of diploma program or half of the required total ECTS points.


Completed diploma program, or Bachelor’s and Master’s degree program


Sum total of maximum allowable points


Required minimum


What are its main features?

Key features of the visa are as follow:

  • Allows you to live in the country for six months and look for a suitable job
  • Once the visa holder has received an offer from an Austrian employer the same can be converted into a Red-White-Red (RWR) card. It is issued for 2 years.
  • After 21 months the RWR can be converted into Red-White-Red Card Plus, it allows you to work for any employer in the country of your choice
  • You can access the country’s medical heath care system, it has one of the best developed health care system not only in Europe but in the world
  • Once you successfully meet the criteria you can even apply for Austria permanent residency

How Canauzoverseas can help you?

We have a team of dedicated staff and each client is given individual attention. With demonstrated experience, we can easily help you apply for Austria Job Seeker Visa. We offer number of services such as:

  • Fill application form, with all the required documents
  • Prepare the checklist
  • Complete documentation
  • Assess the credentials
  • Prepare applicant for a new life in Austria
  • Submit the complete application with no error
  • Take regular follow up and update the applicant
  • Pre and Post landing services

Talk to our representatives to know if you are eligible for this program and what should be your next step to live your Austria immigration dream.

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