We will only issue an invitation letter when you register for the conference.

This letter will be necessary as part of your visa application process.

You must register for ERM2018 then apply for your visa.

  • We will only issue an invitation letter when you register for ERM2018
  • You will need this as part of the visa application process.

Once you have received your visa please advise us as we must also advise immigration.

Please submit the below information to:

  • Full name and surname
  • Passport number
  • Passport issue date
  • Passport expiry date
  • The Embassy or Consulate name and address to which the letter must be addressed
  • The address of your accommodation in Ireland (if not booked through our conference partner The Gresham Hotel) Please provide confirmation of Gresham hotel or other hotel booking
  • Your ERM2018 registration/invoice number


Which Countries require a visa?

Here is a list of countries which require a visa.

  • Albania
  • Belarus
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Georgia
  • Jordan
  • Kosovo
  • Macedonia (FYROM)
  • Moldova
  • Montenegro
  • Russia
  • Serbia
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine

Click here to commence the online process.


Who needs to apply?

You need a visa to come to Ireland if you travel using a passport issued by a country that is visa required or using a travel document issued by certain countries.

A conference/event visa application for a young person (aged under 18) should be made by their parent or legal guardian. Extra conditions for young people also apply.

If applicable in your home country each traveler must apply for a separate visa.


You should not purchase travel tickets before you receive a decision on your visa application.


If you are unsure if you need a visa to travel to Ireland use this link to the Irish Immigration Services website.

  1. Simply select your nationality in the drop down menu.
  2. Select the length you intend to stay for.
  3. Select the purpose of your visit.
    • “Conference”

If a visa is required you must apply before you travel.

  • You will need to apply for a “conference” visa.
  • You will not be allowed to enter without a visa.
  • You must apply online for a visa using this link.
  • Please advise us when you have received your visa as we must also advise immigration from our side.

Checklist on arrival at immigration.

  1. Valid Passport
  2. Visa
  3. Letter of invitation.
    • We will issue this to you when you have registered for ERM2018


When to apply?

Please apply a minimum of 3 months before you intend to travel.