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Medical technology from Austria encompasses everything from diagnostic devices and dental instruments to building and managing large hospitals.

Important information regarding entry into Austria

When entering Austria, the following legal requirements may apply: Registration via Pre-Travel-Clearance (PTC)Presentation of a medical certificate or proof of a valid negative test result for SARS-CoV-2, a vaccination certificate or recovery certificate from SARS-CoV-2 issued in German or English language. Observance of a ten-day post-entry quarantine, which may be terminated no earlier than the fifth day after entry by a negative molecular biological test (e.g. PCR test) or antigen test for SARS-CoV-2. The day of entry is considered day "zero".Which terms apply depends on the state or region of departure and the cause of entry. Elimination of the mandatory registration for pre-travel clearance: Exempted from the mandatory registration for pre-travel clearance are travelers whoenter from a state or region listed in Annex 1 and have stayed exclusively in a state or region listed in Annex 1 or in Austria for the past ten days and are in possession of a certificate in the sense of the 3-G rule (German: geimpft, getestet, genesen – vaccinated, tested, recovered). If this applies to you, you do not have to fill out the PTC form: Annex 1 states and regions currently include: Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Latvia, Principality of Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, the Netherlands, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, South Korea, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, United States, Vatican and Vietnam. Minors up to the age of 12: Minors up to the age of twelve are exempt from the obligation to be tested, provided they are traveling in the company of adults. In addition, the same legal requirements and consequences apply upon entry as for the adult under whose supervision they are traveling. Source: Federal Ministry Republic of Austria, Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection.

Entry from Iran to Austria

Entry from Iran to Austria is basically possible for all persons from July 1st, 2021, provided that they have not been in a virus variant area in the last 10 days.People who have received the second vaccination against Covid with an approved vaccine (Pfizer, Moderna, Asta, Johnson&Johnson, Sinopharm and Sinovac) at least 14 days before entry are exempt from quarantine and testing.Applications for tourist trips from people who are fully vaccinated with Pfizer/Biontech, Moderna, Astra, Johnson & Johnson, Sinopharm or Sinovac, as well as visas for business trips and visiting trips (these are trips with an invitation) are only possible with VFS GLOBAL:For any queries in Iran, please feel free to send your e-mail to: info.austriairan@vfshelpline.com or call VFS Global on: +98 21 913 14 200 / +98 21 9100 8041Business hours: 08:00 to 17:00Submission Timings: 08:00 to 13:00 Every ThursdayPassport Collection Timings: 08 :00 to 13 :00 – courier is mandatory due to Covid-19 situation Closed on Friday, Saturday & holidays specified by the Embassy of Austria - TehranAddress for the Application Centre:04th Floor, Heravi Centre, Mosavi Street (Golestan 5) Heravi Square, Tehran, IranFor more information please see:https://www.bmeia.gv.at/oeb-teheran/reisen-nach-oesterreich/

Everything you need to know about Austria

In the Business Guide you can find all the important information about Austria: Importing, exporting, investing, working, travelling and general facts & figures.