Instructions

Please note that citizens of some countries outside the European Union need to have a visa to enter the Republic of Poland. All of the documents that are needed to proceed the visa must be submitted by the participant in person. On your request, to facilitate the process of obtaining visa, we may send you an official invitation letter (electronic and paper version). The legal procedures may last up to one month. Therefore, we encourage you to submit the invitation letter form as soon as possible (even before the registration for passive participants).
However, due to legal regulations if, after sending an invitation letter, you do not register to attend the congress we will have to inform the consulate that you are not a participant of the 13th WIMC.
Should you have any questions or problems regarding visas, do not hesitate to contact with us immediately: wimc@wum.edu.pl
Please note that the organizing committee will not cover any expenses connected with the visa application process.
1. Check (on the list below) if citizens of your country need a visa to enter the Republic of Poland
2. Enter http://www.msz.gov.pl/en/p/msz_en/travel_to_poland/polands_missions_abroad/polish_missions_abroad and find the nearest consulate.
3. Check on the website of the consulate the exact visa requirements for citizens of your country.
4. Submit the Invitation Letter form http://goo.gl/forms/PvopyluVcb.
5. Submit your visa application form in the closest consulate.

Passive participants will receive invitation letters after registration and submittin the payment of conference fee.

Citizens of the following countries are NOT required to be in possession of a visa when entering Poland for less than 90 days:

Albania (only for holders of biometric passports)
Andorra
Antigua Barbuda
Argentina
Australia
Austria
Bahamas
Barbados
Belgium
Bosnia and Herzegovina (only for holders of biometric passports)
Brazil
Brunei
Bulgaria
Canada
Chile
Costa Rica
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
El Salvador
Estonia
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Guatemala
Honduras
Hong Kong (Special Administrative Region)
Hungary
Iceland
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Japan
Latvia
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Macao (Special Administrative Region)
Macedonia (only for holders of biometric passports)
Malaysia
Malta
Mauritius
Mexico
Moldova (only for holders of biometric passports)
Monaco
Montenegro (only for holders of biometric passports)

Netherlands
New Zealand
Nicaragua
Norway
Panama
Paraguay
Portugal
Romania
Saint Kitts and Nevis
San Marino
Serbia (only for holders of biometric passports)
Seychelles
Singapore
Slovakia
Slovenia
South Korea
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Taiwan (for holders of passports which include an identity card number)
United Kingdom
United States of America
Uruguay
Vatican (Holy See)
Venezuela

Find out more at Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Republic of Poland website:

http://www.msz.gov.pl/en/travel_to_poland/entering_poland/visa_free/

List of Poland’s missions abroad:

http://www.msz.gov.pl/en/p/msz_en/travel_to_poland/polands_missions_abroad/polish_missions_abroad