One Child – one passport

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By 15 June 2012 all children who wish to travel will have to have their own passport. Make sure that any children travelling with you either have their own passport or ID card or are registered on your passport. More info on www.passkontrolle.at (in german)

The New Austrian Electronic Residence Permit

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Since 1 July 2011, foreigners in Austria have been issued with the new electronic residence permit in credit-card format. Pursuant to Council Regulations No. 1030/2002 and No. 380/2008, all member states of the European Union are required to introduce the electronic residence permit. The aim is to standardise EU residence permits for third-country nationals, to use biometric data to strengthen … Read More