Updated 31.03.21

Healthcare rights of migrants

Asylum seekers: Can access primary health care on the same level as Austrian citizens


Refugees: Can access medical care at the same level as Austrian citizens 

Undocumented migrants: Can access emergency care in return for full payment of costs

HIV testing and treatment

Testing: Testing is free and anonymous for all. It can be done at one of the 7 AIDS-hilfe organisations. 

Use the aidsmap European test finder to see where you can get tested for HIV. 


Treatment: Treatment is available for those that are insured. 

For those that are uninsured, treatment may be obtained among specific NGOs and doctors

Country Statistics

Total Population: 9,043,070 


Estimated migrant population: 1,492,374


Estimated refugee population (2019): 135,951


Estimated number of undocumented migrants (2019): 16,554


Main migrant populations (2020): Germany, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Turkey

Information on healthcare rights and HIV testing and treatment in Austria can be downloaded here