Austria Embassy in Malaysia
The Austrian Embassy in Malaysia is located in the capital city of Kuala Lumpur.
Austrian nationals in Malaysia in need of assistance from their home country can get the help they require from the Embassy. For example, if they require a new passport to return home, the Austrian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur can provide one.
A number of services are also provided to non-Austrian individuals.
For example, the Austrian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur issues visas for Austria and provides information and guidance on how to apply. There are several different types of visa for Austria, depending on the individual’s nationality and the purpose of traveling to the European country.
Many travelers planning to visit Austria require a Schengen visa to do so. In addition, most foreign nationals, including citizens of Malaysia, who intend to relocate to and work in the country need to obtain a residence permit and/or work visa.
Individuals who wish to obtain an Austria visa in Malaysia must complete an application form and pay a fee. They could be asked to attend an interview at the Austrian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur.
It may take a number of weeks for the Embassy to process the visa application. It is advisable to contact the Austrian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur at least a month before the visa is needed.
The Embassy also provides assistance with acquiring Austrian citizenship and has general information available about visiting the country.
Office hours for the Austrian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur are 09:00-12:00. The current Head of the Mission and Austrian Ambassador to Malaysia is Dr Michael Postl.
List of Austrian Consulates in Malaysia
Along with the Austrian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Austria also has 2 other diplomatic missions in Malaysia.
There are Austrian Consulates in both Penang and Tawau.
Consulates do not provide the same range of functions and services as embassies and may not be able to issue Austrian visas. However, they can provide assistance and information about applying for visas, renewing passports, visiting Austria, and a variety of other things.
Contact the nearest Austrian Consulate in Malaysia to learn more about the services available. It is advisable to call or email the Consulate before visiting and schedule an appointment.