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Austria – To obtain a residence permit, proof of full health insurance cover is required

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Schima Mayer Starlinger, a modern, service-oriented law firm in Austria.

When applying for a residence permit in Austria, the applicant must prove they have full health insurance cover for the entire duration of their stay. According to the Austrian Supreme Administrative Court, the mere possibility of future insurance is not sufficient. Full health insurance cover must be in place at the time of application