VISA Information

Bummit to Riga 2017 Schengen visa applications guidance

If you are an international student who thinks you may require a visa, please contact eei.bummit2017@gmail.com ASAP please :) 

A valid visa must have been received BEFORE purchasing a ticket or this ticket will be void and cannot be refunded.

To check information regarding visas, visit: http://ec.europa.eu/immigration/do-i-need-a-visa/do-i-need-a-short-stay-visa_en

You do not need a visa if you are from:

  • ALBANIA

  • ANDORRA

  • ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA

  • ARGENTINA

  • AUSTRALIA

  • BAHAMAS

  • BARBADOS

  • BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA1

  • BRAZIL

  • BRUNEI DARUSSALAM

  • CANADA

  • CHILE

  • COLOMBIA

  • COSTA RICA

  • DOMINICA

  • EL SALVADOR

  • FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA1

  • GRENADA

  • GUATEMALA

  • HOLY SEE (VATICAN CITY STATE)

  • HONDURAS

  • ISRAEL

  • JAPAN

  • KIRIBATI

  • MALAYSIA

  • MARSHALL ISLANDS

  • MAURITIUS

  • MEXICO

  • MOLDOVA2

  • MONACO

  • MONTENEGRO1

  • NEW ZEALAND

  • NICARAGUA

  • PALAU

  • PANAMA

  • PARAGUAY

  • SAMOA

  • SAN MARINO

  • SEYCHELLES

  • SERBIA1

  • SINGAPORE

  • SOUTH KOREA

  • ST KITTS AND NEVIS

  • ST LUCIA

  • ST VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES

  • TIMOR-LESTE

  • TONGA

  • TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

  • TUVALU

  • UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

  • UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

  • URUGUAY

  • VANUATU

  • VENEZUELA

The visa exemption applies only to holders of biometric passports.

 You do need a visa if you are from: 

  • ALGERIA

  • AFGHANISTAN

  • ANGOLA

  • ARMENIA

  • AZERBAIJAN

  • BAHRAIN

  • BANGLADESH

  • BELARUS

  • BELIZE

  • BENIN

  • BHUTAN

  • BOLIVIA

  • BOTSWANA

  • BURKINA FASO

  • BURMA/MYANMAR

  • BURUNDI

  • CAMBODIA

  • CAMEROON

  • CAPE VERDE

  • CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

  • CHAD

  • CHINA

  • CONGO

  • COTE D'IVOIRE

  • CUBA

  • DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

  • DJIBOUTI

  • DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

  • ECUADOR

  • EGYPT

  • EQUATORIAL GUINEA

  • ERITREA

  • ETHIOPIA

  • FIJI

  • GABON

  • GAMBIA

  • GEORGIA

  • GHANA

  • GUINEA

  • GUINEA-BISSAU

  • GUYANA

  • HAITI

  • INDIA

  • INDONESIA

  • IRAN

  • IRAQ

  • JAMAICA

  • JORDAN

  • KAZAKHSTAN

  • KENYA

  • KOSOVO

  • KUWAIT

  • KYRGYZSTAN

  • LAOS

  • LEBANON

  • LESOTHO

  • LIBERIA

  • LIBYA

  • MADAGASCAR

  • MALAWI

  • MALDIVES

  • MALI

  • MAURITANIA

  • MICRONESIA

  • MOLDOVA

  • MONGOLIA

  • MOROCCO

  • MOZAMBIQUE

  • NAMIBIA

  • NAURU

  • NEPAL

  • NIGER

  • NIGERIA

  • NORTH KOREA

  • OMAN

  • PAKISTAN

  • PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY

  • PHILIPPINES

  • QATAR

  • RUSSIA

  • RWANDA

  • SÃO TOMÉ AND PRINCIPE

  • SAUDI ARABIA

  • SENEGAL

  • SIERRA LEONE

  • SOMALIA

  • SOUTH AFRICA

  • SRI LANKA

  • SUDAN

  • SURINAM

  • SWAZILAND

  • SYRIA

  • TAJIKISTAN

  • TANZANIA

  • THAILAND

  • THE COMOROS

  • TOGO

  • TUNISIA

  • TURKEY

  • TURKMENISTAN

  • UGANDA

  • UKRAINE

  • UZBEKISTAN

  • VANUATU

  • VIETNAM

  • YEMEN

  • ZAMBIA

  • ZIMBABWE

You will also need a visa if you fall within one of the following categories of British citizen:

  • British Overseas Territories Citizens who do not have the right of residence in the United Kingdom

  • British Overseas Citizens

  • British Subjects who do not have the right of residence in the United Kingdom

  • British Protected Persons