Visas & Passport

EU citizens only require their national identity papers to travel to Germany. Citizens from most other countries will need a valid passport. They are encouraged to contact their local German embassy or consulate to enquire about the necessity of a visa.

Information from the Federal Foreign Office of Germany:

Letter of  Invitation

Upon request, the chairman of the Conference will be pleased to send a personal letter of invitation to enable participants to obtain supporting funds or visas  to attend the Conference.
These invitation letters cannot be considered an offer of financial support by the organizers.

Deutsche Bahn Event Ticket for arrival by train

An excellent offer: Get the best price ticket with Deutsche Bahn!
In cooperation with the Berlin Convention Office of visitBerlin and the Deutsche Bahn you travel safely and conveniently to your congress, meeting or event in Berlin with the Deutsche Bahn Event Ticket – get the guaranteed lowest price.

You can buy your ticket by phone at the Berlin Convention Office: just contact our service number +49 (0)1806 – 31 11 53 and use the keyword “BCO”.  Make sure you have your credit card to hand for payment (please note that Deutsche Bahn AG levies a surcharge for all credit card payments in accordance with the conditions of carriage for persons travelling with Deutsche Bahn AG companies (“BB Personenverkehr”). The service hotline is open Mondays to Saturdays from 7am to 10pm. There is a charge of EUR 0.20 per call from a German landline and a maximum of EUR 0.60 per call from mobile networks.

Public transportation in Berlin

For information about the public transit system in Berlin please visit the english websites …