A 30 years old Puja Thakker, from Ahmedabad in India consulted us for a job seekers visa.  We provided her with options from Sweden, the Netherlands, Germany and Austria. Balancing her needs against the requirements set in order to secure the visa, she opted for Austria. Puja had 6 years work experience in IT and a degree in same field, she also had good English language skill. 

We analysed her credentials with the program requirements set by government of Austria for job seekers visa.  She met required points threshold.  We applied and received approval with 4 weeks then she received and email from the  Embassy of Austria in New Delhi inviting to apply for D visa. After 10 days she received her passport with a visa vignette fixed in it. 


Jobseeker Visa: € 150

D visa application fee: € 90

Puja arrived in Austria and within 2 months found a job that met her requirements and then she applied Red-White-Red Card, which was subsequently granted to her. now she is in the process of inviting her spouse to join her in Austria. 

A job seeker visa for Austria allows individuals to enter the country and search for a job for a specific period of time. To be eligible for a job seeker visa, individuals must generally have completed a higher education program, be fluent in German, and have enough financial resources to support themselves during their job search.  This is a points based program and an applicant is required to score a set points to be approved. “Jobseeker Visa”  allows the applicant  to enter Austria and give 6 months to find a  suitable job,  one  can apply for the Red-White-Red Card  if there is a job offer that matches qualifications.

To apply for a job seeker visa, individuals must first submit an application to the Austrian embassy or consulate in their home country. The application will typically require documentation such as a passport, proof of education and language skills, and proof of financial resources. It is important to carefully gather all required documentation and to ensure that the application is complete and accurate.

Once the application has been submitted, the embassy or consulate will review it and may request additional information or an interview. If the application is approved, the individual will be issued a job seeker visa, which will allow them to enter Austria and search for a job for a specific period of time.

If you would like to apply for job seekers visa please do not hesitate to contact us, we will analyse your profile and come up with the best option for you. 

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