To obtain a residence title, you must meet the specific conditions of the title and prove that you meet the general conditions for residence titles in Austria, namely:
adequate accommodation corresponding to Austrian standards;
full medical insurance;
adequate means of subsistence.
Social Service Workers
If you want to provide social service work in Austria, you can be granted a Temporary Residence Permit – social service workers (Aufenthaltsbewilligung – Sozialdienstleistender) under the following conditions:
the service is of an educational or advanced-training character.
Social Service Workers
|Where and how to apply|
You must, in general, apply for your residence title and visa in your home country before entering Austria. You should submit your application to the competent representation authority in your country and wait for the decision.
In specific cases, you can apply in Austria after legal entry and during your legal stay (e.g. if you do not need a visa to enter Austria during your visa free stay).
You will be issued the visa in your country of residence before you enter Austria. Upon arrival in Austria, you can collect the residence title at the settlement and residence authority, within the validity period of your visa.
|Your documents must prove that you meet the specific and general conditions for the residence title.|
|Duration of validity of permits|
Permits are granted for one year (no extension possible)
Applications submitted from outside Austria can be refused by the competent Austrian representation authority abroad for formal reasons.
You can appeal against decisions of the representation authority at the Federal Administrative Court.
Appeals against decisions of the regional administrative authority or magistrate can be filed at the Provincial Administrative Court.
Decisions of the regional Public Employment Service can be appealed before the Federal Administrative Court.
Further appeals can be filed at the Administrative High Court, or the Constitutional Court if the decision was based on unlawful grounds or violated constitutional rights.
|You are not allowed to work.|
|Change of purpose|
A change of the purpose of the residence permit is possible (except for holders of a Temporary Residence Permit – social service workers (Aufenthaltsbewilligung – Sozialdienstleistender), unless they apply for a Residence title family member (Aufenthaltstitel Familienangehöriger), if you fulfil the requirements for the new residence permit.
To obtain long-term residence title you must prove settlement in Austria for the past five years and must fulfil Module 2 of the Integration Agreement.
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