It is a challenge to build a life in a new country. In order to make your first steps in Carinthia easier, we have prepared an overview of the individual institutions and their functions for you. If you need any assistance or accompaniment to one of these bodies, please contact us at email@example.com
The registration and deregistration of a place of residence is performed by the municipal authorities in Carinthia. Magistrat, body that fulfils the duties of both the municipal and the district council in statutory towns.
Bürgerservice (Citizens’ Service) in the statutory cities and Bezirkshauptmannschaft (district authority) in rural areas, are responsible for administrative processes relating to residence in Austria, for example the registration certificate. These institutions also provide information on everyday issues.
The Austrian Public Employment Service (AMS) is providing labour-market related services. The purpose is to match candidates with job openings and assist jobseekers and companies by offering advice, information, qualification opportunities and financial assistance.
If you are looking for work in Austria, your first step should be to contact the public employment service of the country you are in. There, they can give you advice on finding a job in Austria.
The Austrian Public Health Insurance (ÖGK) is a statutory health insurance company for Austria. It offers protection to 7.4 million insured persons in Austria - regardless of age or income.
The ÖGK provides medical service for all insured persons and their family members. For detailed information on your medical or social insurance in Austria, please read the chapter "SOCIAL & HEALTH INSURANCE"
The Chamber of Labour (Arbeiterkammer/AK) is the interest group for all employees in Upper Austria. Apart from a few exceptions, regulations stipulate compulsory membership which is automatic when entering employment in Austria. The Chamber of Labour offers comprehensive information on topics such as workers’ rights, income and taxes, careers with a family or consumer protection.
Austrian Economic Chambers (Wirtschaftskammer/WKO) are modern service providers and offer fast expert advice on topics from labour laws to customs information. WKO represents more than 540,000 member companies. As the voice of Austrian business, Austrian Economic Chambers committed to forward-looking policies which benefit the economy e.g. tax relief, cutting red tape, subsidies.