How To Get a Visa to Berlin: Tips and Advice

The nationality of the traveler determines whether or not a visa is required. Click here to view the list of countries whose citizens are exempt from a Schengen entry visa:

Lidija, our Head of Member Relations, Events & Programme Manager, will be able to supply you with accompanying (supporting) documentation when you apply for the visa prior to commencing your application.
Accompanying (supporting) documents that will support your visa application will be:

  • Flight Itinerary
  • Hotel Confirmation
  • Invitation letters by:
    •  Local Patient organisation – LeaukaNet
    • CML Advocates Network – LePAF that will be detailing that all costs including travel, hotel food will be covered by LePAF

The processing time for a Schengen visa varies and can range from approx. 15 calendar days up to a few months. Please arrange your appointment to submit your application as early as possible and immediately after you receive your supporting documents from Lidija. You may apply up to six months before the start of the intended visit. As mentioned above the processing time may be longer if you are missing any documents or if it is a busy time of year. For this reason, you should contact Lidija before applying.

We would like to remind you that you need to make sure you have valid travel documents with a valid passport for at least six months, and if you need help, please do not hesitate to contact Lidija at email: or by mobile: +389 7838 8235 (available on; WhatsApp / Viber & Telegram)