Current entry regulations in Austria - ATTENTION deviating regulations in Vienna (see below)
- Events from 25 people: 3G rule
For people who have been vaccinated with an EMA approved vaccine, the following rules apply:
Vaccines for which two vaccinations are scheduled are valid for a total of 360 days from the day of the second vaccination.
Vaccines for which only one vaccination is intended (e.g. from Johnson & Johnson) are valid from the 22nd day after vaccination for a total of 270 days from the day of vaccination.
For people who have already recovered and who have previously been vaccinated, the vaccination is valid for 360 days from the time of vaccination.
For all further vaccinations ("booster") a validity period of 360 days applies.
Molecular biological test (e.g. PCR test): valid for 72 hours from sampling
Antigen test by an authorized body (e.g. Austria tests): valid for 24 hours from sampling
Antigen self-tests recorded in an official data processing system of the countries: valid for 24 hours on sampling
The test is compulsory for people aged 12 and over
The corona test pass according to the COVID-19 school ordinance 2021/22 is also valid as proof of a low epidemiological risk.
A medical confirmation is valid for 180 days after an infection with SARS-CoV-2 has expired. This must have been proven by molecular biology (e.g. PCR test).
An official separation notice is also valid for 180 days.
Proof of positive testing for neutralizing antibodies is valid for 90 days. It is possible to carry out the test again after the deadline.
In Vienna, tightened measures apply since October 1st, 2021
Depending on the size of the event:
3-G rule - 25-499 participants
In Vienna, this applies to children from the age of 6.
Self-tests for personal use, which are recorded in an official data acquisition system, are not regulated as approved tests in the ordinance.
An antigen test can be performed by any authorized facility. Such a facility is in particular a test street, a hospital, a cold box, a pharmacy or a medical practice.
The Corona test pass in accordance with the COVID-19 School Ordinance 2021/2022 is also valid as 3-G proof.
The 3-G rule applies to entering and driving certain locations and operating facilities (such as sports halls, outdoor swimming pools, zoos, cinemas, etc.) as well as using certain means of transport (coaches and excursion boats).
Since September 1st, PCR tests are only valid for 48 hours as entry tests for people over the age of 12; from October 1st, antigen tests are no longer considered entry tests.
2-G rule - from 500 participants
For meetings with more than 500 participants, access is only possible with proof of a vaccination, international vaccination pass, separation notice and proof of neutralizing antibodies.
A negative PCR test is no longer possible for access.
These rules are applicable for all persons attending from the age of 12 and older.
For measures in other countries, we recommend that you follow the current rules on the respective official websites.
Subject to changes