Living, Housing & Working

residential building at the Nordbahnhof


Vienna differs from other major cities in many respects. This is particularly visible when it comes to the different housing options available to its residents. more

Meldezettel - residence registration

Mandatory residence registration

If you move to Austria from abroad or if you move to a new home (flat or house) within Austria, you need to register (anmelden) at your new address within three days of moving in. more

aerial view: Vienna International Center and Danube

Quality of living

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

example of an identity card


If you want to take up residence in Vienna, you need to contact Municipal Department 35 - Immigration and Citizenship (MA 35) regarding all questions about residence and citizenship. more

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