Travel Visa Information


General Information
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 other participants and may take up to a few months.

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.

Conference Invitation Letter
You will have access to a more customized invitation letter (to include your name and paper information) once your paper has been accepted and you have paid the registration fee.  Send your request for a visa letter by emailing to:

We look forward to your participation in ISGT 2013.

U.S. Point of Contact Information
(to request invitation letter for visa application purposes)

IEEE Power & Energy Society
IEEE PES Executive Office
445 Hoes Lane
New Jersey 08854-1331
Tel: +1-732-562-3883


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