USCIS will permanently close its field office in Vienna, Austria, on Dec. 31, 2015. The last day the office will be open to the public and accepting applications is Nov. 30, 2015. The USCIS field offices in Frankfurt, Rome and Athens will assume Vienna’s former jurisdiction, which includes Austria, Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Kosovo, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, and Slovenia. The U.S. Embassy in Vienna will assume responsibility for certain limited services previously provided by USCIS to individuals residing in Austria.
The new jurisdictional breakdown for countries in USCIS Vienna’s former jurisdiction will be as follows:
- Austria, Hungary, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia
- Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, Kosovo, Macedonia
- Albania, Bulgaria, Romania
General information about the U.S. Embassy in Vienna is available on the Embassy website.