Important Visa information

To make your journey to Geneva, Switzerland as smooth as possible, it is advised that those from countries/states who need either visa on arrival or full visa prior to travel start to make those arrangements as soon as possible.

1. Do I need a visa to attend Airspace World 2024 in Geneva, Switzerland?

Some nationals of foreign countries are required to apply for a Business Schengen Visa to Switzerland.

To see if you are required to apply for a visa, please select your country here: Visa requirements

2. How do I apply for a Business Schengen Visa to visit Switzerland and which documents are required?

To find a checklist of the required documents needed, your application and the necessary steps for your country, please visit: VFS Global

If you require an invitation letter for your visa application, please request this after you have completed your event registration, by contacting us at

3. How long does it take to get a Swiss Visa?

The processing time for a Switzerland short-stay visa may take up to 15 days. Still, according to your specific situation, this period may be extended up to 30 days. Exceptional cases may take up to 60 days, since the Swiss embassies may have to consult with other Schengen consulates.

To avoid any delay of your Swiss short-stay visa being issued, you should submit your application as soon as possible. However, it is worth checking when applying for the visa whether it is valid from the time of issue or from the date of entry to ensure the visa is valid for the time of travel.

4. When should I book my hotel?

Once you register for the event, we recommend booking your hotel as soon as possible to get the best rate.

The information above is to be used only as a guide and may change without prior notice. It is advisable to contact the relevant embassy in plenty of time before the trip departs to check the current visa requirements.