Visa Information

Visa Information

Citizens of the Member States of the European Union, and citizens of Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland, may enter Spain with their national identity card or with a valid passport.

If you are a Non-European Union citizen and want to travel to Spain for attending MobiCom 2023 you will have to obtain a visa. There are different types of visa that vary, depending on the period of time you have to stay in the country and the travel purpose. The Schengen visa is issued to third-country nationals listed in Annex I of Regulation (EU) 2018/1806. This visa allows the holder to stay in the Schengen area for up to 90 days (in any 180-day period) for the purposes of tourism, business, visiting family, medical treatment, studies, training placements or volunteer activities that last under 3 months, or for other non-gainful activities.

Business visa for Spain Schengen type

It is like a tourist visa, but for work reasons. It is requested for people who have to travel to Spain for a meeting, conference or any other specific work reason. To obtain it you have to go to the Spanish Embassy/Consulate in your country of residence to complete the procedure.

Mobility within EU countries: All of those non-UE citizens who hold a valid EU residence permit can enter Spain without applying for a new visa as long as their EU residence permit is still valid.

All visa inquiries must be handled by ACM Headquarters.

Support Letters

As part of the visa application process, you may be required to include a visa support letter. To request a visa support letter, register for the conference and then email your request to ACM Headquarters, and include

  • Your name as it appears on your passport
  • Your passport number and birth date
  • Your current postal mailing address
  • The name of the conference you wish to attend (“Mobicom 2023”)
  • Your Registration Confirmation Number
  • If you have any papers accepted for the conference, please provide the title and indicate whether you are the “sole author” or a “co-author”
Visa support letters are answered in the order they are received. You will receive a PDF letter by email within 4-5 business days. Please note ACM headquarters do not fax visa support letters. The PDF serves as a signed electronic version of the original letter which will be mailed to your current mailing address. If you do not receive the letter by post mail on time for your visa appointment, please print out your PDF letter and take it with you.

Please note that Support Letter will only be sent to participants who have registered and paid for the Conference. Should participants withdraw from the conference after the issue of Support Letter, the consulate will be notified of the withdrawal accordingly.

Please note that ACM does not issue formal letters of invitation to any of its conferences.