Nationals of numerous countries outside the EU require a visa to enter Germany. You can find an overview of countries that do or don’t require a visa on the website of the Federal Foreign Office.
The specific conditions, documents and further information on how to apply for a visa is available on the website of the respective German foreign agency.
No longer required is an invitation letter from the trade fair organizer to apply for a trade fair visa. This has been agreed upon with the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 2013. In addition, the visa fee is waived for employees of exhibiting companies. Please refer to this information when applying for your visa.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.
We recommend that visitors apply for a visa as early as possible to receive it in plenty of time before the trade fair. Visa applications can be made up to six months prior to entry. The necessary documents must be submitted in full at all times!
For general information on visa applications, please visit the website of the Federal Foreign Office.
Information on travel by car, public transportation, train or plane to Messe Augsburg is available here.
Information on accommodation, restaurants, places of interest and events: plan your stay in Augsburg.
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