It is the responsibility of the participant to review his/her visa status and determine they need a visa or visa renewal for entering Germany. Furthermore it is up to the participant to find out how to schedule an interview appointment, pay fees, and other vital instructions for the application process.
Please note that Visa letters will be only issued to:
Authors who have paid their registration fee in full;
Invited guests and speakers;
Persons known to the committee members;
For details that apply specifically to your country please visit a website of the nearest Germany Consulate or Embassy. You can find a comprehensive list of embassies and consulates [here](http://embassy.goabroad.com/embassies-of/germany).