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Visa Information

Visa requirements 

  • Visitors to Scotland must hold a valid passport before starting their journey and children may require their own passports.

  • All visitors who wish to enter the UK must meet the requirements of the UK immigration regulations.

  • EU citizens can stay in Scotland for as long as required. Visitors from other European countries outside the EU can stay for up to three months.

  • Visitors from the USA, Canada, Australia or New Zealand, can stay for up to six months, providing they have a return ticket and funds to cover the trip

  • Visitors from any other country in the world will require a visa.

  • Application forms and information on how to apply for a visa, as well as guidance for visitors coming to the UK, is available on the UK Border Agency website.

Visa Assist Letter

If you require a visa to travel to Glasgow for MetSoc 2022 we will assist you by providing you with a letter confirming your registration for the conference. Please follow the below steps:

  • Register for the conference when registration opens in March

  • Fully pay registration fees associated with this registration

  • Once you have fully paid your registration please contact us at If you have booked accommodation through our system and fully paid for it we will also include this in the letter

  • Please send us the below information

  1. Nationality:

  2. Passport number:

  3. Passport expiry date:

  4. Date of birth:

  • Once we receive all this information we will email the visa assist letter directly to you

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