Want to become an entrepreneur? This is an excellent opportunity for people who want to mould their career and are prepared to go the extra mile, but who also enjoy overcoming challenges and want to establish an independent livelihood.
In Austria you need a trade permit issued by the trade authority (district commission, municipal authority) for any commercial activity. Please contact the municipal authority or district commission responsible for this.
In addition to the certificates of proficiency required for certain trades, the following conditions must also be met:
Further information and advice on starting a business in Austria can be found directly at: www.gruenderservice.at
Further information on living and working in Austria can be found directly at: www.migration.gv.at
We recommend that anyone wanting to become self-employed obtain advice and support from the Chamber of Commerce.
With their start-up service, the Chambers of Commerce provide expert advice throughout Austria regarding all queries – e.g. from the initial idea through to final financing plans or questions on insurance. Free offers here include: