Passports & Visa

  • If you are visiting UK from overseas you will require certain documentation and possibly a visa. This section provides you with information on the passport and visas requirements for visiting SPE Offshore Europe.

    More Details on Government Website

    If you are not a British citizen or a citizen of one the European Economic Area (EEA) countries, you may need to acquire a visa – entry clearance certificate – before you travel to Britain. If you have a valid passport and UK visa, you will normally be granted entry to the UK. Please allow plenty of time to make an appointment for your visa application before you travel to avoid disappointment.

    Please visit the UK Border Agency if you need to confirm whether you require a visa and for full details about visa requirements, biometric information and application procedures.

    When you arrive in Britain your visa tells UK immigration:

    • The reason you are travelling to Britain
    • How long you are allowed to stay
    • The last day you are allowed entry
    • Entry clearance follows strict rules and procedures.

    Find out more about UK visa requirements

  • Visa Letters

    SPE Offshore Europe offers a visa letter service to all registered Exhibitors and Visitors.

    Visitor Visa Letters

    Visitors can access the visa letter service only once they have registered for SPE Offshore Europe online (registration will be live early 2017).

    On completion of your registration you will receive a confirmation email which includes your badge number and a link to the visa letter service completion page.

    Here you need to complete all your contact and company details, your badge number, your passport number and your date of birth. Once you have successfully submitted this information this will generate a printable letter that you can take to your nearest British Consulate.

    Exhibitor Visa Letters

    Exhibitors can access the visa letter service via the Exhibitor Portal (coming soon).

    Visa letters will be available from registration and through the Exhibitor Portal once the portal is live

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