Participants are reminded that the CERN is in France while the Conference Venue is in Switzerland. Please ensure that your visa is valid in both countries!

Schengen Visa

Switzerland is an associated member state of the Schengen agreement and hence part of the Schengen area.

Participants of EUCAS 2017 who require a visa must therefore request a Schengen visa that will allow them to stay in the entire Schengen area up to 90 days within a six-month period.

Do you need a visa? Countries that require a Schengen Visa can be found here.

For the exact Visa requirments, please consult the website of the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs.

Looking for the Swiss Consulate near you? Please check here.

Download the Visa Application Form here.

Please be aware that the request of a visa takes time, we would recommend you to apply for the visa at least 2 months before your travel dates.

Invitation Letter

If you require an invitation letter for your visa request, please download the form here and send it back to us with a copy of your valid passport.

Please note that your registration must be paid in order to receive an invitation letter.