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Visa Regulations for Germany

Some participants may be in need of a visa in order to attend the Global Summit 2016 in Berlin. Accordingly, a personal letter of invitation will be issued upon demand by the German Ethics Council. The letter of invitation will have to be presented with other documents at the respective German Embassy abroad. Concise information about the application process may vary from one country to another. General information are available via the German Federal Foreign Office.

A complete list of countries and the respective entry visa requirements can be found here.

Participants from countries listed as requiring a visa for Germany are recommended to inform the German Ethics Council accordingly. Once all requirements are fulfilled and all necessary documents are complete the German Ethics Council will coordinate an appointment with the respective German Embassy. The subsequent overall administrative process from official application to issuance of the visa may take several weeks as well.

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