Visa and Entry requirements

Visa Information

Participants from EU nations and citizens of the USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, do not need a visa to enter Italy.

Most non-EU citizens from other countries will need a visa and, sometimes, either a declaration or a permit of stay to formalize their visit in Italy. For specific details regarding visas, please contact your nearest Italian embassy or consulate and visit the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (

If an entry visa is required, please allow sufficient time for this process. To assist you with your visa application, a letter can be sent by the Conference Office.

Visa Documentation Letter

Visa support letters are available upon request. Visa letters are only issued to:

  • Speakers and presenters
  • Authors
  • Committee members
  • Attendees who have paid their registration fee in full (payment will be verified)
  • Exhibitors who have paid their exhibitor fee in full.

Please request your visa letter to:

Visa letters will be issued based on your role (presenter, author, exhibitor, attendee, committee member) and the current status of your activities (accepted paper as oral/poster, registered for the conference, or paid fee).