Vienna’s international role is multi-facetted: Vienna is the traditional centre for international business relations with Western Europe as well as Central and Eastern Europe, home to many international organisations, including the United Nations Office at Vienna, and the location of diplomatic missions. Austria’s economic stability and tax advantages as well as the expertise of Austria’s largest bank make Bank Austria’s range of services particularly attractive for persons enjoying non-resident status in Austria.
Members of this international community who live in Vienna for professional reasons or have made Vienna the centre of their personal and business relationships make particular demands on their bank. Bank Austria has decades of experience in serving this specific clientele and thus acquired the expertise that make it stand out as the leading financial services provider for Vienna’s international community.
Staff of UN Organisations headquartered at Vienna’s International Center (VIC) as well as of other international organisations of diplomatic status and diplomatic missions require specific financial services in connection with the establishment and maintenance of residences in Vienna. Services to the UN Organisations are provided through the two VIC branches while the Competence Center located in the Schottengasse, in the heart of Vienna, and the Competence Center Rennweg attend to the needs of diplomatic missions.
Conducting all banking transactions in Austria through a Bank Austria Collection Account provides a number of advantages to small and medium-sized businesses with non-resident status. Our Competence Center for International Business Customers has been set up specifically for this group of customers.
Private persons having their main domicile abroad can profit from tax advantages and an attractive range of products offered by Austria’s leading bank and rely on the support provided by the Competence Center for International Private Customers.
International staff of multinational companies likewise have specific requirements where financial services are concerned. Services to this group are provided by the Competence Center for Expatriates.
In the following you find information about foreign exchange regulations, tax aspects as well as about the legally regulated Austrian banking secrecy