Sponsorship of participants in a scientific event

Each visa application must be submitted

  • no later than the 15th working day prior to the day the event starts
  • prior to inviting/sponsoring participants

‘Working day’ means Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, with an exception for the public holidays.

See below a list of the Belgian public holidays 2019 :

Sponsorship of the organiser of a scientific event

Each visa application must be submitted

  • no later than the 15th working day prior to the day the event starts
  • before any funding is made available to the organiser

‘Working day’ means Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, with an exception for the public holidays.

Particular cases

Mdeon has created a delay of introduction reduced to a minimum of six working days for four very specific situations, namely:

  • when the event convenes ON THE SPOT maximum 15 participants and speakers, all nationalities merged,
  • when the visa application concerns a healthcare professional taking part in the scientific meeting as a consultant
  • in case of reintroduction of a visa application as a result of a substantial modification (after visa)
  • in case of reintroduction of a visa application as a result of a refusal (concerning a dossier submitted on time).