Finland is a member of the European Union and is a part of the Schengen area. Citizens of EU countries do not need a visa, but a valid passport is required. Citizens of other countries kindly contact the nearest Finnish Embassy for further information. 

The congress organizers will send a proof of registration as soon as the full registration fee has been received. The confirmation document will serve as your invitation letter when applying for the visa. 

The organizer will assist applicants if needed in the visa application process. If you know you will be needing visa for your entry in Finland, please start the application process in good time. More information about visas for Finland, please see and further questions can be e-mailed to

Invitation letter for visa: 

If you need an invitation letter for visa applications, contact Note that invitation letters will only be extended upon request and only after full registration and fees payment. A signed invitation letter will be emailed to the requesting party at no additional cost.