Nationals of the EU, Switzerland, and EEA countries will not need a visa and are free to work and conduct business in the UK.
Nationals from some designated countries such as the USA may travel for tourist or business purposes under a visa exemption. The link above will detail what documents you need to provide in order to travel under a visa exemption.
Other nationals will need a visa. check if you need a visa to enter the UK
The rules for allowable business travel under a visa exemption are covered by the same rules as those travelling on a visitor visa. If you will be travelling under a visa-exemption and the conference is covering your costs in any way you should make sure to read the relevant section below.
If you need a visa.
A standard visitor visa will be sufficient for the large majority of conference speakers and attendees.
The official information for this is the gov.uk site.
You can apply for a Standard Visitor visa if you want to visit the UK for business-related activities, eg: you’re coming to the UK for a conference or meeting.
If you require a visa and need an official invitation please email us with the following information:
The Local Embassy address
Your Full Name
Date of Birth
Place of Birth
Arrival and Departure date
- Visa invitation letters will only be issued for the period of your arrival and departure dates
- No visa invitation letter requests will be processed after 31st July 2019
- Applying for a visa and visa issues is beyond our control. We are not liable for any additional visa costs, processing and/or issues. We will do everything possible to help you with your visa application, but we cannot offer a refund if your trip gets cancelled because of visa-related problems.
For questions regarding your visa invitation letter, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org