Travel Visa Information

Non-US Residents planning to attend ISGT2015:
To obtain a letter for visa purposes, you must first register for the conference and pay in full. Then please make your request for a visa letter by email to

Conference Invitation Letter
You will have access to a more customized invitation letter (to include your name and paper information, etc.) once your paper has been accepted and/or you have paid the registration fee. We look forward to your participation in ISGT 2015.

General Information for Visa Applicants
United States citizens do not need a U.S. visa or passport for travel to District of Columbia. If you are not a US citizen, you may need a visa for entry into the US. For additional information regarding visas and/or passports, please visit the Bureau of Consular Affairs or the US Consulate in your country.

Travel Visa
Do not delay in making VISA arrangements for entry into the United States if needed. Such arrangements are the responsibility of attendees and participants and may take several weeks.

How To Obtain a Visa
Complete information on how to apply for a VISA to enter the US can be found on the U.S. Department of State’s website on visas.

Helpful Links

A step-by-step outline of U.S. Visa application procedures:

Estimated Wait Times

More information on the Visa process and a glossary of related-terms