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Visa requirements

UK visa rules define the attendance of conferences as subject to its Business Visa classification. Certain nationals will require a visa to attend the ReInventing Space conference. These countries are specified upon this page from the UK Border Agency.

To come to the UK as a business visitor, you must be able to show that:

  • you are 18 or over;
  • you intend to visit the UK for no more than 6 months
  • you intend to leave the UK at the end of your visit;
  • you have enough money to support and accommodate yourself without working or help from public funds
  • you are based abroad and do not intend to transfer your base to the UK, even temporarily;
  • you receive your salary from abroad (although it is acceptable for you to receive reasonable travel and subsistence expenses while you are in the UK);
  • not be replacing someone in the UK, including for temporary leave periods;
  • you can meet the cost of the return or onward journey; and
  • you are not in transit to a country outside the ‘Common Travel Area’ (Ireland, the UK, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands).