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A Business Visa is given those who are doing business in Austria such as making sales or establishing contacts on behalf of a company outside Sri Lanka

Visa Fees

Dear Applicants, Travel Agents and Representatives, please view the revised Visa Fees, Service charges and Courier charges applicable from 05 November, 2018

Visa Category Visa Fee in Euros Visa Fee in LKR
Short stay   60 11760
Children B/W age 6-12 years 35  6860
Citizens of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, FYROM , Georgia, The Republic of Moldova, Montenegro, The Russian Federation, Serbia and Ukraine 35  6860

Current Conversion Rate

Euro 1 = LKR 196

Please Note:

  • The applicable visa fee is as per the current exchange rate. It is subject to change
  • All the fees are non-refundable.
  • There is a service charge of 9570 LKR(including NBT and VAT) per application over and above the visa fees.( 5880 LKR VFS Service Charge( Euro 30) + 3522 LKR Courier Fees + 168 LKR Visa Transfer Charges)
  • VFS charges (service charges and other charges) are to be paid in cash only.

Documents Required

Photo Specifications


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The photographs must be:

  • No more than 6-months old
  • 35-40mm in width
  • Close up of your head and top of your shoulders so that your face takes up 70 -80% of the photograph
  • In sharp focus and clear
  • Of high quality with no ink marks or creases


The photographs must be:

  • Show you looking directly at the camera
  • Show your skin tones naturally
  • Have appropriate brightness and contrast
  • Be printed on high quality paper, and at high resolution Photographs taken with a digital camera must be high quality colour and printed on photo-quality paper.
Style and lighting

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The photographs must be:

  • Be colour neutral
  • Show your eyes open and clearly visible-no hair across your eyes
  • Show you facing square on to the camera, not looking over one shoulder (portrait style) or tilted, and showing both edges of your face clearly
  • Be taken with a plain light-coloured background
  • Be taken with uniform lighting and not show shadows or flash reflections on your face and no red eye
Glasses and head covers

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If you wear glasses:

  • the photograph must show your eyes clearly with no flash reflection off the glasses, and no tinted lenses (if possible, avoid heavy frames - wear lighter framed glasses if you have them)
  • Make sure that the frames do not cover any part of your eyes.

Head coverings :

  • Are not permitted except for religious reasons, but your facial features from bottom of chin to top of forehead and both edges of your face must be clearly shown.
Expression and frame

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Your photographs must:

  • show you alone (no chair backs, toys or other people visible), looking at the camera with a neutral expression and your mouth closed.

Download Form

  Schengen Visa Application Form
  Sample Form

As per instruction received from the Austrian Embassy applicant needs to sign on application form. Representative or travel agent must bring signed application form at the time of submission.

  Declaration and Undertaking

As per instruction received from the Austrian Embassy applicant needs to sign on declaration and undertaking. Representative or travel agent must bring signed declaration and undertaking at the time of submission.

  Letter of Gurantee