Visa Information

Despite being accepted at the event as registrant, please keep in mind that all foreigners intending to enter Italy must provide the documentation required to justify the reasons and duration of their stay as well as, in some prescribed cases, the availability of adequate economic means and accommodation.
If you need a visa, application can be made at the Italian Diplomatic and Consular Representations in your country of residence.

You don’t have an EU passport or EU valid documentation? Do you need a visa?
If you have doubts, you can visit the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs website www.esteri.it/visti/index_eng.asp in order to:

– find out whether, depending on your citizenship, country of long-term residence and the duration and reasons for your stay, you need a visa to enter Italy
– find out which documents are required in order to apply for your visa.

We will be pleased to assist you if you need additional documents to support your VISA Application. Feel free to contact us at visa@era-edta.org

Invitation Letter
The Official Invitation Letter to obtain an entry visa for Italy can be downloaded here
AFTER your registration is accepted and paid. No support can be granted when registration has not yet been accepted.
The Invitation Letter does not legally and/or financially oblige the Organizing Secretariat in any way.
All expenses incurred in relation to the conference are the sole responsibility of the delegate.
If you are asked to enclose additional documents/forms despite the standard invitation letter, please email us at visa@era-edta.org once registered for the congress and we will be happy to issue the necessary forms.

Guarantee Letter for Chinese Citizens
If you are a Chinese citizen (RPC – 中華人民共和國 – 中华人民共和国), in accordance to the agreements between the Authorities, you are demanded to obtain an additional guarantee letter issued by AIM Group (Local Agent of the Conference). The guarantee letter will be sent to you by express courier. Please contact us at visa@era-edta.org for more instructions. Costs will be charged to the applicant.

ATTENTION

Is your attendance to the conference related to your professional activity (Business class visa) or to tourism? Do select the correct type of visa.
Visa application may require up to 120 days.
Visa application fee goes from EUR 25 to EUR 116 per person to be paid at application, in local currency, directly at the Consulate or Embassy.
Presentation of the requested documentation does NOT ensure issuance of the visa.