Visa information

EU nationals, in general, do not require a visa, however most other non-German participants do.  

Please follow this link to find out whether you will need a visa: German Federal Foreign Office

Those who need a visa must satisfy the visa requirements of their local German Embassy/Consulate including:

  • a confirmed travel booking, including flight, train and/or bus bookings, hotel reservation and health insurance 
  • a proof of purchase your online ticket to iba 2018 (one copy of the online ticket)

Therefore, all intended visitors should first buy a online ticket. Online order offers several cost and time saving benefits as described.

For visiting iba you do not need a visa invitation letter. Your embassy/consulate nevertheless requires an invitation letter? Here you can order a letter of invitation.

For frequently asked questions pertaining to visa applications please click here.

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