All foreign visitors desiring to enter Northern Ireland must have a valid passport. Depending on your citizenship, the stability of that country and the duration and reasons for your stay you may need to obtain a visa before coming to Northern Ireland.
Please follow the link below to find out if you need a visa or not: www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa
Visa application forms for Northern Ireland, as well as other helpful information regarding Schengen visas can be found here: www.gov.uk/apply-uk-visa
Answers to many questions are available on the UK Naturalisation and Immigration Service website at: www.gov.uk/browse/visas-immigration
Overseas UK Visa Offices
To locate a UK Visa Office near you, please follow this link www.gov.uk/find-a-visa-application-centre
Conference Invitation Letter
If you are in need of a letter confirming your participation in the MEMS 2018 Conference, please follow this link to request a letter.
Please be aware, Belfast is a part of the United Kingdom, and attendees with citizenship in countries for which the UK requires a visa need to make transportation arrangements accordingly. A UK visa will not allow access into the Republic of Ireland, including Dublin. Please direct any specific questions to your local United Kingdom Embassy.
If, for some reason, your visa application is denied by the United Kingdom, your registration fees will be refunded to you in full when appropriate documentation is given.