Contact points for people with qualifications
gained abroad

The advice centres offer the following services in all federal states: 

  • Comprehensive information and advice on recognition and evaluation procedures (free of charge and in multiple languages)
  • Support throughout the entire recognition or evaluation process
  • Clarification on whether formal recognition is required or possible
  • Basic information on the legal regulations for taking up a professional activity
  • Support with asserting your rights in accordance with the federal law
  • Support with submitting applications for recognition and evaluation 
  • Obtaining certified translations of degrees, certificates and other documentation
  • Information on further training and advice options

Contact Point Vienna

Advisory centre for migrants
Prospects - recognition and further training and education advisory centre for new immigrants and individuals entitled to asylum
Nordbahnstraße 36/staircase 1/3rd floor
1020 Vienna
Advice sessions by appointment only.
Tel.: 01/58 58 019

Contact point Lower Austria and Northern Burgenland

Advisory centre for migrants
Nordbahnstraße 36/Stiege 2/2. Stock
1020 Wien

St. Pölten office hours (AMS St. Pölten)
Monday and Wednesday: 9:00 - 15:00
Daniel Gran Straße 10
3100 St. Pölten

Wiener Neustadt office hours (AMS Wiener Neustadt) 
Wednesday by prior appointment
Neunkirchner Straße 36
2700 Wiener Neustadt

Advice sessions by appointment only.
Tel.: 01/99 72 851

migrare – Upper Austria Centre for Migrants
Hahnengasse 5 (first and second floor)
4020 Linz

Salzburg office hours
Monday and Wednesday: 9.00 – 12:00 and 13:00-15:30

Coworking Salzburg

Jakob-Haringer-Straße 3

5020 Salzburg
Advice sessions by appointment only.
Tel.: 0732/93 16 03-0 or

Contact point for Styria, Carinthia and Southern Burgenland

ZEBRA – Intercultural Centre of Counselling and Therapy
Granatengasse 4/3rd floor
8020 Graz 

Klagenfurt office hours (AMS Landesgeschäftsstelle)
Wednesday and Thursday: 10.30 – 15.30
Rudolfsbahngürtel 40
9021 Klagenfurt
Advice sessions by appointment only.
Tel.: 0316/83 56 30 or 

Contact point Tirol and Vorarlberg

ZeMiT – Center for Migrants in Tyrol
Andreas-Hofer-Straße 46/1st floor
6020 Innsbruck 

Feldkirch office hours (AMS Feldkirch)
Monday: 10.15 – 14.15
Reichsstraße 151
6800 Feldkirch
Advice sessions by appointment only.
Tel.: 0512/57 71 70 or

Advisory centre for migrants
Nordbahnstraße 36/2/2
1020 Vienna