Visa

If you are coming to DevGAMM Conference from a country whose citizens require a visa for Germany, you will need an official invitation letter.
 
Before you proceed, check here whether you need a visa for Germany. Please inquire about the visa requirements relevant to you well in advance.
 

To receive the VISA INVITATION complete the following steps:
 

 
*The invitation is free of charge but the mailing costs are not covered by the conference. The original invitation is sent via DHL. The mailing costs can vary depending on your location and address. The invitations for several attendees with the same address in section 5 (for example from a single company) can be sent in a bulk and will be at a price of one.
 
You can determine the preliminary cost via this form (Indicate “From: Germany, Hamburg”). Usual response time for application requests is 2-3 business days. Delivery time depends on the destination country (3 to 10 days).
 

FAQ

 
When is the deadline for applying for visa invitation?
The last day for sending visa invitation requests is August 20. This way you will have enough time to receive an invitation and submit your documents to the embassy.
 
Why do I need to pay mailing costs?
The visa invitation is free of charge, but the mailing costs are not covered by the conference. We do this to keep the conference ticket prices as low as possible.
 
What is DHL?
DHL is an international delivery service which allows for relatively cheap, quick and safe delivery of your documents.
 
How do I know that invitation is sent?
After we receive confirmation of payment it takes around one or two days to prepare the invitation. After the invitation is sent you’ll receive a confirmation on your email.
 
How much time does the delivery of the invitation take?
The delivery time depends on your location. Usually it takes from two to five days.
 
Do the organizers help with preparing other visa documents?
We do not provide full visa support, only visa invitation. You’ll need to handle the process yourself or turn to the nearest visa agency.
 
What type of visa do I need?
It depends on the purpose of your trip to Germany. We recommend applying for a business visa.
 
What If I’m rejected a visa after I book tickets for DevGAMM?
If you got rejected the visa you will be reimbursed on your DevGAMM ticket. Mailing costs for visa invitation will not be paid back.
 
Can I cooperate with my friends/colleagues and order invitations to the same address?
Yes, if you request several visa invitations to the same address you’ll get a great opportunity to save money, all invitations will be at a price of one! Note that the address in section 5 of the request must be the same for everyone.
 
What is an average rejection rate with this invitation?
Everything depends on the consulate, but the approximate rejection rate with this invitation letter is about 2%.
 

German Embassies in:

Russian Federation
Ukraine
Belarus

 

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