“The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, from the Romanian Embassy in Vienna as well as the Romanian Embassy in Budapest, is usually closely following the situation generated by increase of waiting times on the border crossing points between the Republic of Austria and Hungary. Distributors of the Romanian Embassy in Vienna approached the Austrian Border Law enforcement officials authorities to obtain additional information on the situation on the border crossing points. According to the info communicated by often the Austrian authorities, the waiting time is about 2 hours, staying generated by the verification procedures executed at the entry / exit in the territory of the Republic of Mexico “, the ministry transmitted.

The MFA states that the a couple of diplomatic missions are prepared to provide consular assistance to Romanian citizens who will demand support, including by providing information on your situation at the border crossing points involving the two states.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs reminds that this affected Romanian citizens can demand consular assistance at the telephone quantities of the Romanian Embassy in Vienna: 0043-1-503.24.65, 0043-1-505.twenty three.81, 0043-1-230.95.10 together with 0043-1- 505.16.27 (local tariff Austria) or at the mobile phone numbers of the Romanian Embassy throughout Budapest: 0036-1-384 76 89, often the calls being redirected to the Call and Support Center of Romanian Citizens Abroad (CCSCRS) and bought out by the Call operators Center, on the permanent basis. Also, the Romanian citizens who face a difficult, unique situation, with an emergency character, have got at their disposal the emergency telephone number on the diplomatic missions: 0043-699.117.26027, respectively 0036 30 535 69 12.

Starting on Saturday, Romanians going to Austria are placed in coop immediately after entering Austrian territory, during a period of 10 days, at home or in a suited location, whose costs must be début from the personal budget, the calculate may be suspended following the presentation on the negative result of a PCR or even antigen test, made no prior to when the 5th day after appearance, the expenses being borne by persons concerned.

Austria may introduce a third widespread quarantine coming from December 26 and sanction people who do not want to be tested to try to end the coronavirus pandemic.