Visa service for exhibitors
For residents of all countries where a visa is required to enter the Federal Republic of Germany, we set up our own visa service. Details are available here.
Generally speaking, residents of countries in the EU do not require a visa to enter the Federal Republic of Germany.
For residents of several other countries, on the other hand, a visa is required to enter Germany.
An up-to-date list of all countries that do and do not require a visa is available from the German Foreign Office:
If you are an exhibitor who requires a visa, to apply for your visa, you will also need the following documents in addition to those required by the embassy or consulate where you apply:
- A visa invitation letter
- Confirmation of your travel accommodations (hotel, airline, bus or railway reservation)
- Verification of health insurance
- Your stand invoice and exhibitor passes
Our visa service for you
You can request a visa invitation letter for automatica 2018 online. A link to our service will be posted here well in advance of the fair.