Moving to Austria
Austria is a beautiful country with a lot to offer both individuals and families. If you do make the decision to move here you will be beginning a fabulous journey which can at times be both exhilarating and nerve wracking.
The following links should help guide you in the right direction and make the transition that bit easier.
Relocation services are able to do pretty much everything you need to get done, from packing and shipping furniture to helping find the right apartment and schools. The following are examples of some Austrian relocation firms:
Real estate agents
If you want to be a little more independent in moving to Austria then a Real estate agent or Makler in German, can be very helpful in getting your new home or apartment organised.
See also: Best adresses for real estate agents!
Everyone who moves to Austria must register with the local authorities within three days of their arrival. You will need to fill out a Meldezettel form and get it stamped by your letting/real estate agent. This form will be used in various official situations as proof of address for opening a bank account, organising a telephone contract etc.
When you move address within Austria or leave the country all together you must inform the local authority office.