For EU nations
EU nationals do NOT require a visa to enter the Federal Republic of Germany.
For non-EU nations
Generally speaking, all other foreigners require a visa for stays in Germany. A visa is not required for semi-annual visits of up to three months for nationals of those countries for which the European Community has abolished the visa requirement. You will find an overview on visa requirements here.
Visa application forms can be obtained here (in the local language) and the visa fee is EUR 60.
Visa Letter Requests
Speakers, Committee Members, and paid attendees requiring visa assistance letters must first register for the conference with payment and obtain your registration confirmation. Once confirmation is received, please forward a copy with your request to the following:
2012 IEEE TTM Conference Program Committee Member
Phone: +49 351 463 41040
Visa letter content will be limited to factual information only and will contain:
- - Conference title, dates and location
- - That the requestor has paid the required registration fee in full
- - If the person requesting is a committee member, speaker, or presenter
Letters will be provided only when proof of registration and payment can be confirmed. Letters will be printed on IEEE letterhead and will be sent via a pdf file format electronically. An original signed letter can be sent via express carrier, should this be requested. Please ensure you provide your correct mailing address and telephone number as this is required by the carrier.
For more information on visa regulations and the application process, please have a look at the website of the Federal Foreign Office.