Lower Austria, Vienna
What are the basic qualifications for a guide?: 

720 hours Training and governmental exam

How to hire a guide?: 

By getting in conact via

Is licensing for Guides required? How is it obtained? How often must it be renewed?: 


Who is responsible for certification?: 

Ministery of Economy

Training by Whom? Theory & Practice.: 

Official Training institutes (BFI, WIFI)

Approximate fees in Euro or local currency: Full Day: 
min. 300€
Approximate fees in Euro or local currency: Half Day: 
min. 150€
Fees decided by tourism authority, association, or guide?: 


Entry prepared by: 
Verein der gepruften Fremdenfuhrer Niederoestereichs
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Updated on: 07/04/14

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