You can check online to see if you need an entry visa to visit the Germany. Germany is within the Schengen area.
If you require a visa, it is recommended that you apply for one at least six weeks before you travel. We can provide you with an invitation letter upon request, after you have registered for RIPE 80.
You may require a transit visa if you are travelling to Germany via a country that is not within the Schengen area. Your airline should be able to provide you with transit visa information where required.