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Official website of World Para Swimming

    Eindhoven 2014 - Information for Teams

    Competition information

    The participation criteria and deadlines as well as the competition programme and entries for the 2014 IPC Swimming European Championships can be found in related documents on the left.

    The qualification rankings for the 2014 European Championships with a list of all qualified athletes are included in the IPC Swimming Rankings.

    Accommodation

    Information on the NPC team hotels and the Paralympic Family Hotel can be found in related documents on the left.

    Transportation

    Throughout the 2014 IPC Swimming European Championships, the Royal Dutch Swimming Federation provides an efficient transport network for all athletes, travelling back and forth between the airport, train station or hotels. Eindhoven is situated in the very heart of the Netherlands and can be easily reached via Eindhoven Airport or Schiphol International Airport, but also by train, car or bus. Upon arrival in the Netherlands, participants will be cordially welcomed by the Royal Dutch Swimming Federation and accompanied to the hotels.

    Please inform us about your travel schedule so we can welcome you when you are arriving.

    A transport service will be provided from both Schiphol (Amsterdam) and Eindhoven airports.

    Visas

    Every National Paralympic Committee should ensure they have a visa, where required, to enter and stay in the Netherlands for the duration of the competition. If an invitation letter is needed, please use the request form.

    Schengen Zone

    The 26 Schengen countries are: Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

    A Schengen visa’s validity may be limited to only one country (for instance the Netherlands) or a specified number of countries (for instance Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands). In such cases, the visa holder may visit only the countries for which the Schengen visa is valid. Whether you need a Schengen visa depends on your nationality.

    If you are not a national of one of the above countries, you need a Schengen visa for a stay of up to 90 days.

    If an official letter of invitation is required please use our request form.

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