General preconditions for admission in Upper Austrian state service

General information

General preconditions for admission in Upper Austrian state service


The statutory preconditions must be met for being admitted as contract employee or public official.


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Completion period

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Competent authority

State of Upper Austria, Directorate for Human Resources


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Authentication and signature

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Required documents

Proof of nationality, birth certificate, other certificates

Art und Format der Nachweise

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Costs and fees

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Further information

Only persons fulfilling the preconditions set out below can generally be considered for admission as contract employee or public official:

  • Austrian citizenship or in case of deployments that are not reserved to Austrian citizens also the citizenship of any country to whom Austria must grant the same rights for admission to professions as those granted to Austrian citizens under the European integration;
  • A minimum age of 17 years applies to contract employees;
  • full legal capacity (contract employees of minor age might, however, be admitted with the consent of their legal representative);
  • personal fitness, in particular fitness in terms of health, and technical suitability for the post for which they are admitted (inter alia mastering the German language, orally and in writing; impeccable background, etc.).

Deviations from these preconditions can be made only in justified exceptional cases.

Means of redress or appeal

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Legal bases

For laws and regulations, please refer to the Rechtsinformationssystem [Legal Information System] (RIS)

Assistance and problem-solving services

EAP - Point of Single Contact Upper Austria

Link to form

No form required.

Information on data protection

Further information

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Last update: 01.03.2021

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