POPL 2017
Sun 15 - Sat 21 January 2017

Visa information

Traveling to France may require a visa. In most cases, you should apply for a short-stay “Schengen” visa. There are several cases of visa exemption:

  • Nationals from European Union, European Economic Area, or Switzerland.

  • Nationals of one of the following countries: Albania (biometric passports only), Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Bosnia and Herzegovin (biometric passports only), Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominica, El Salvador, East Timor, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), Grenada, Guatemala, Holy See, Honduras, Israel, Malaysia, Mauritius, Monaco, Montenegro (biometric passports only), Nicaragua, New Zealand, Palau, Panama, Paraguay, Saint Kitts and Nevis, San Marino, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saint Lucia, Samoa, Serbia*, Seychelles, Taiwan (passport bearing identity card number), Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, and Vanuatu.

  • Gainfully employed nationals of the following countries: Australia, Brazil, United States, Japan, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Venezuela (a work permit will be requested).

  • Bearers of passports of the Hong Kong special administrative region (People’s Republic of China) and the Macau special administrative region (People’s Republic of China).

Processing times for visa applications vary according to the nationality of the applicant and local conditions of the issuing department. Please consult your consular website.

Applying for a short-term visa incurs a non-refundable application fee of 60€.

See this page for complete, official details.


• ACM is able to provide visa support letters to attendees as well as authors with accepted papers, posters, or members of the conference committee.

• For visa support letters, refer all requests to supportletters@acm.org.
Those requesting a letter should allow 7-10 business days to receive it. All requests are handled in the order they are received. The information below should be included with your request.

  • Name (as it appears your passport) and mailing address

  • The name of the conference you are registering for

  • Registration confirmation number

  • Authors may indicate their paper title. Speakers can provide the title of their talk.

  • Include a fax number or email address of where letter can be sent

If the ACM support letter is insufficient or inappropriate for your needs, you may also request a letter from the organizers by filling this form.