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Residence permits for self-employed individuals

If you first work as a salaried employee and are considering self-employment in the future, this can also be an attractive option. If you have a Red-White-Red – Card, you can usually obtain a Red-White-Red – Card Plus after 2 years. The Red-White-Red – Card Plus enables you to pursue self-employment, among others.

By the way, in addition to their salaried employment, holders of a Red-White-Red Card or an EU Blue Card valid in Austria are entitled to pursue self-employed activities to a lesser extent

Red-White-Red – Card for
Self-Employed Key Workers

The Red-White-Red – Card for Self-Employed Key Workers targets third-country nationals who want to establish a company, which will offer high added value to the Austrian economy, or will provide added impetus, or which will have an outstanding positive effect on Austria’s economic development (“macroeconomic benefits”).

More information about the Red-White-Red – Card for Self-Employed Key Workers.

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