International Visitor Information

The Brexit Transition Period ended at the end of 2020. The United Kingdom is no longer a part of the European Union. This page offers advice and links to more information about the requirements for international visitors and organisations coming to the UK to attend this event. Please note there are also restrictions on travel in place in the UK for international visitors from some countries under the Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) Regulations 2021.

Rules for foreign travel to and from Wales: coronavirus (COVID-19)

The link below takes you to the government website which explains what you must do if you are travelling to or from Wales. Please visit back regularly as this page and advice is reveiwed and updated every three weeks.

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Passports & Visa Information

If you are visiting Cardiff 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 The World Harp Congress in 2022.



On arrival in the United Kingdom, you must show a valid national passport or other equivalent official document that satisfactorily establishes your identity and nationality.

Find more information on UK Customs and Travel Information here



All exhibitors will be issued visa invitation letters on completion of booking.

If you are not a British citizen or organisation, you may need to acquire a visa 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 if you require a visa and for full details about visa requirements, biometric information and application procedures.

Find out more about UK visa requirements here

If having visited these links you still have any questions then please email