How to get an anti-tick jab in Vienna? – Zeckenschutzimpfung (FSME-Impfung)

By Line Chokor Tick-borne encephalitis. Sounds scary, right? Let’s shorten it to TBE, then. TBE is a disease that causes inflammation of the brain and cerebral membranes. Humans contract the virus primarily through the bite of a disease-infected tick - a parasitic arachnid. Another way to catch the disease is through the consumption of raw … Continue reading How to get an anti-tick jab in Vienna? – Zeckenschutzimpfung (FSME-Impfung)

Health insurance and e-Card: why you need to be insured and how to get it

Text by Naz Ilgaz The healthcare system in Austria is a very good and accessible service. It is mainly public, but you can also be privately insured. In this article, you will learn about how it works and some interesting facts about it. Healthcare facts in Austria Every citizen and resident in Austria must be … Continue reading Health insurance and e-Card: why you need to be insured and how to get it

Requirements to marry or register as a couple with an Austrian citizen

What are the requirements to celebrate a wedding or partner registration between an Austrian citizen and a foreign? In this post, you will find a list of the requirements in English and German, as well as an explanation of how to get some papers, and where you can hold the ceremony. Before submitting the documentation, … Continue reading Requirements to marry or register as a couple with an Austrian citizen

Requirements to apply for the family reunification residence permit

If you have married or registered as a couple with an Austrian citizen, you can apply for a residence visa as a “family member” for you and also for your children -as long as they are minors and unmarried- (Familienangehöriger). This visa will allow you to have free access to work full time, study, and … Continue reading Requirements to apply for the family reunification residence permit