All visitors require a valid and accepted travel document to enter Switzerland, in addition, a visa is required in certain cases. As visa requirements vary for each country, we strongly advise to check visa requirements in a Swiss embassy in your country or online prior to your departure.

For further information on visa regulations please click here.

Please see the list of countries which require a visa here.

In case you need a visa invitation letter, please contact the Conference Secretariat ( providing the following information:

  • First name
  • Last name
  • Date of birth
  • Passport number
  • Address
  • Telephone number
  • Purpose of the trip (i.e. to attend FIDIC 2011, Switzerland)
  • Duration of the stay