Travel Documents

Visa requirement

A citizen of a foreign country who wishes to enter the United States must first obtain a visa. For the conference, you will need a visitor visa for temporary stay. See below for visa waiver information.

For information on how to apply for a visitor visa please visit: https://travel.state.gov/content/visas/en/visit/visitor.html

More information on other type of visas is provided in the following Website: https://travel.state.gov/content/visas/en.html

Visa waiver program for travelers coming to the United States from qualifying countries

Travelers coming to the United States for 90 days or less from qualified countries may be eligible to travel without a visa if they meet the Visa Waiver Program requirements. There are currently 38 countries participating in the Visa Waiver Program:

  •         Andorra
  •         Australia
  •         Austria
  •         Belgium
  •         Brunei
  •         Chile
  •         Czech Republic
  •         Denmark
  •         Estonia
  •         Finland
  •         France
  •         Germany
  •         Greece
  •         Hungary
  •         Iceland
  •         Ireland
  •         Italy
  •         Japan
  •         Republic of Korea
  •         Latvia
  •         Liechtenstein
  •         Lithuania
  •         Luxembourg
  •         Malta
  •         Monaco
  •         Netherlands
  •         New Zealand
  •         Norway
  •         Portugal
  •         San Marino
  •         Singapore
  •         Slovakia
  •         Slovenia
  •         Spain
  •         Sweden
  •         Switzerland
  •         Taiwan
  •         United Kingdom

NOTE: The citizens of the new countries of Curacao, Bonaire, St Eustatius, Saba and St Maarten (the former Netherlands Antilles) are not eligible to travel to the United States under the Visa Waiver Program if they are applying for admission with passports from these countries.

If you are a citizen of any of these countries; visit https://www.dhs.gov/visa-waiver-program for information on how to apply for the visa waiver.

For locating the website of U.S. embassies, consulates and diplomatic missions in order to apply for your visa, visit the following website:

https://www.usembassy.gov/