Visa service for visitors

Our visa service for visitors from non-EU countries

Citizens from a number of countries require a visa to enter Germany. We would be pleased to help you apply for a visa.

Generally speaking, residents of countries in the EU do not require a visa to enter the Federal Republic of Germany. For residents of several other countries, on the other hand, a visa is required to enter Germany.

An up-to-date list of all countries that do and do not require a visa is available from the German Foreign Office:

Specific visa requirements for your country can be found on the websites of the German Missions abroad (countries A to Z).

Our visa service for you

In case you require an official invitation letter to apply for a visa, you can request this invitation letter by e-mail to

To process your request, we need the following information:

  • Name of the trade fair
  • Your nationality (and country of residency if different)
  • Participation as visitor or exhibitor

Accurate information is essential. Thank you.

Do you have additional questions about applying for your visa? Then please contact the Messe München foreign representative in your country. Or you can contact our visa service (e-mail: directly.