Depending on your nationality, you may need a visa to travel to Germany. EU nationals do not require a visa to enter the Federal Republic of Germany.
For non-EU nationals, please check this table to check if you will require a visa to enter Germany.
Please ensure that you review this detailed guide on how to apply for a visa to enter Germany.
Since 14 May 2008, the fee for Schengen visas has been EUR 60.
Exemptions may be possible. Please refer to this page for further information.
If you need a travel visa, please begin the visa application process as soon as possible. The length of processing time can vary from country to country so you will need to check with the relevant embassy/consulate for the most up-to-date information.
In order to apply for a visa, you will need to fill out an application form, available online here. Visa application forms can also be obtained from the mission free of charge (in the local language). The forms submitted must be original versions in the appropriate language of the mission in question. Application forms may also be downloaded free of charge from the website of the competent mission. Once you have received an ‘invitation letter’ from the organisers, please arrange an appointment at your nearest Embassy/Consulate, or Visa Application Centre. Please note that Visa Application Centres may incur further costs.
The following requirements will need to be met in each individual case:
When registering for the Conference, please indicate if you need a visa in your registration form. You will then receive a letter in support of your visa application from the conference organiser, which will be produced using the information from your registration form.