About British Embassy Vienna
As a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and subsequent measures in place in Austria, the Consulate is open, but is only able to see customers by appointment.
To book a Consular appointment please visit the Our Services page and book your appointment for the relevant offered service. Please note that the Consular Section is not able to offer any advice on Visa enquiries.
If you are a British national needing urgent consular assistance when the embassy is closed, please call +43 (1) 716130. We are available 24/7 to provide urgent assistance.
If you visit the British Embassy, see our privacy notice for visitors which explains how we will process your data for security and public health management reasons.
2021 public holidays
|Friday 1 January||New Year’s Day|
|Wednesday 6 January||Three Kings Day|
|Friday 2 April||Good Friday|
|Monday 5 April||Easter Monday|
|Thursday 13 May||Ascension Day|
|Monday 24 May||Whit Monday|
|Thursday 3 June||Corpus Christi|
|Tuesday 26 October||National Day of Austria|
|Monday 1 November||All Saints’ Day|
|Wednesday 8 December||Immaculate Conception|
|Friday 24 December||Christmas Eve|
|Monday 27 December||Boxing Day|
|Friday 31 December||New Year’s Eve|
2022 public holidays
|Monday 3 January||New Year|
|Thursday 6 January||Three Kings Day|
|Friday 15 April||Good Friday|
|Monday 18 April||Easter Monday|
|Thursday 26 May||Ascension Day|
|Monday 6 June||Whit Monday|
|Thursday 16 June||Corpus Christi|
|Monday 15 August||Assumption of Mary|
|Wednesday 26 October||National Day of Austria|
|Tuesday 1 November||All Saints’ Day|
|Thursday 8 December||Immaculate Conception|
|Monday 26 December||Boxing Day|
|Tuesday 27 December||Christmas Day (substitute day)|
If you are a British national needing urgent consular assistance when the Embassy is closed, please call +43 (1) 716130.
All visa enquiries are now provided by an external commercial partner.
Visa applications to travel to the UK must be made in advance online through the TLS Contact website
Should you need to contact UK Visas & Immigration (including status updates, supporting documents and guidance) please visit the UKVI website