Visa information

Since Germnay is a member state of the Schengen Area, it allows nationals of 62 countries to enter Germany for stays of a maximum of 90 days without having to apply or obtain a visa. Citizens of EU member states: no visa required. Citizens of Non-EU states: visa always required.  For additional details and specific visa requirements, please see links below or contact the German Embassy in your country.

Information on visas  and passports Berlin

Read full details on Germany's entry requirements and visas


SPIE recommends that you secure your travel visa before registering for the conference as cancellations after the preregistration cutoff date may result in a cancellation fee.