We assist our clients in obtaining Austrian citizenship.

Austrian citizenship can be obtained if one of the following conditions is met:


1. After legal uninterrupted residence of at least 6 years:


  • existing knowledge of German level B2 or proof of substantial personal integration 
  • spouses/registered partners of Austrian citizens, living in the common household and in a marriage/registered partnership for at least 5 years
  • citizens of an EEA state
  • persons born in Austria


2. After 10 years of legal and uninterrupted residence in the country (of which at least five years of permanent residence).


3. After legal and uninterrupted residence of at least 15 years and substantial personal and professional integration.


4. After 30 years of uninterrupted primary residence in Austria.
The granting of an Austrian citizenship is, under the mentioned general preconditions, to be extended to minor children and to spouses/registered partners (after 6 years of residence and 5 years of marriage).


5. For minor, unmarried children, if at least one parent possesses an Austrian citizenship (child has to be a resident if the relevant parent lives in Austria).


6. For minor adopted children of Austrian citizens.


7. If as a foreigner residing in Austria, you possessed citizenship for an uninterrupted period of at least ten years and lost it by other means than withdrawal.


8. If the Austrian government certifies that granting citizenship is in the particular interest of the Republic due to the extraordinary achievements already rendered by or yet to be expected from the foreigner.