Living & Working

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Quality of living

For the sixth con­secutive time, Vienna has been rated the most live­able city world­wide in this year's Quality of Living ranking published by consulting firm Mercer. more

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Births reach record high

Vienna’s current birth rate beats baby boom’s biggest year 1968. With births reaching a record high, Vienna is to become Austria’s region with the youngest population. more


Housing-related Service Points

The tenants assistance hotline offers rapid and free-of-charge assistance in all housing matters weekdays from 8am to 8pm. more

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In Vienna Municipal Department 35 - Immigration, Citizenship and Registry Offices is the only place where all kinds of residence titles are issued. To obtain a first residence title applications must be made from abroad prior to entry into Austria. more

E-government services

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