What happens if I marry an Austrian citizen?
The marriage ceremony to an Austrian citizen can legally take place in Austria, Canada, or any other country as long as both parties have the necessary visas to enter this country legally. This marriage can then be recognized when applying for a permanent residence or a visitor visa for your Austrian spouse.
Can I have US and Austrian citizenship?
In general, the Austrian Nationality Act does not allow dual citizenship. There is only an exception for persons who obtain two citizenships at the time they were born. An Austrian citizen applying for foreign citizenship will automatically lose his/her Austrian citizenship upon obtaining foreign citizenship.
Can a US citizen get married in Austria?
U.S. citizens may enter into marriage in Austria. Please Note: Only the Austrian Registrar’s Office (“Standesamt”) can give you binding information regarding marriage requirements. Marriages cannot be performed by U.S. Embassies or U.S. Consulates.
How much does it cost to get married in Austria?
By adding up all the individual costs we can easily say that a regular wedding costs in the range of 10 000 and 20 000 euros in Austria. A wedding with 120 guests at a fancy location in the price range of 20 000 and 25 000 euros is quite normal.
Who can marry in Austria?
The legal age for both men and women is 18. Individuals of at least 16 years of age may also marry provided that written, notarized consent from both parents is presented and if the other spouse is at least 18 years old.
What documents do you need to get married in Austria?
Passport. Birth Certificate (original or certified copy) Driver’s License or like document that shows address of residence. A residence registration form (“Meldezettel”) issued by the Austrian authorities after arrival, unless the applicants are staying in a hotel, youth hostel etc.
Can I become an Austrian citizen?
It is possible to apply for Austrian citizenship by naturalization generally after 10 years of continuous residence in Austria. However, in certain cases it is possible to apply earlier. Additional requirements include: knowledge of the German language ‘having due regard to the alien’s personal circumstances’