Services for internationals moving to Upper Austria

Our services for you:

  • We are your contact point in the settling-in process:
    Information on formalities and necessary steps, (temporary) accommodation, English-speaking doctors, banks, language schools etc.
  • English language guides and reference books:
    Targeted information and tips on living and working in Upper Austria
  • Contact to relevant institutions:
    Residence and employment permits, recognition of qualifications, tax advice, childcare and education, etc.
  • English language information events:
    Information evenings on topics such as local tax and social security systems, employee assessment, labour law etc.
  • Cultural and social events:
    Events to get to know the Upper Austrian culture and customs as well as to develop an international community in Upper Austria

Pocket Guide - Start up assistance for internationals

The Pocket Guide with the title "Your helping hand" is an essential information tool of the Welcome2Upper Austria Service Center. In addition to the website, the clear paperback serves as a first orientation aid for arriving and living in Upper Austria. The Pocket Guide is often used in the onboarding phase as a welcome gift from the Upper Austrian companies to their international employees.

The English-speaking guide contains the following topics:
Introduction / Welcome to (Upper) Austria | First steps checklist | Residence in Austria | Language | Housing | Health | Taxes and income | Recognition of qualifications | Working life | Education | Mobility | Family and childcare | Living, culture and nature | Accident & Emergency numbers | Assistance for filling out forms

Please contact us to get your Pocket Guide!

Foto: Evelyn Hetzinger

Evelyn Hetzinger

All around Upper Austria


Business Upper Austria - OÖ Wirtschaftsagentur GmbH

Mobile: +43 664 8481271
Phone: +43 732 79810-5198
Foto: Bettina Török

Bettina Török

All around Upper Austria


Business Upper Austria - OÖ Wirtschaftsagentur GmbH

Mobile: +43 664 9642517
Phone: +43 732 79810-5060