Visa Requirement

If you need a visa for entering the Federal Republic of Germany, please do not forget to apply for it in advance. Usually it takes about two weeks until you will get your issued visa. Please refer to your responsible German embassy or consulate for further details and the required formalities.


Invitation Letter for Visa Application

We are only able to generate visa letters for registered attendees through registration, so it is important that you complete the online registration process to obtain your letter.

Online registration for ISC'14 is now open – you can register here.


Helpful Information/Auswärtiges Amt

Application Procedure

As a rule, applicants must submit visa applications, together with all necessary documents, in person at the German mission responsible for their place of residence. In order to avoid time-consuming requests for additional information or documentation, applicants should consult the website of the respective mission well in advance of their departure date to find out about the visa procedure and about the documentation which has to be submitted.

Visa application forms can be obtained from the mission free of charge (in the local language). Applicants may also download the forms here (see right). 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.

Please check the website of the Auswärtiges Amt if you are required to obtain a visa upon entering Germany.


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