Please read the information below to understand what are the visa requirements for international delegates traveling to the United States and if you need to apply for a visa to attend the International Data Week 2016.
Visa Waiver Program (VWP) – You must be a citizen or national of VWP‐participant country. The following 38 countries are Visa Waiver Program participants:
|8||Denmark||18||Japan||28||Republic of Malta||38||United Kingdom|
Visa Waiver Program travelers from the participating countries above are required to have a valid and approved Travel Authorization (ESTA) before entering the United States of America. Each authorization granted is valid for no more than 2 years. For more information about the Travel Authorization (ESTA) application click here.
Participants not covered by the ESTA Visa Waiver (as above) should apply for a non-immigrant visa application business (B-1) which covers the following categories:
• consult with business associates
• attend a scientific, educational, professional, or business convention or conference
• settle an estate
• negotiate a contract
Participants from countries NOT participating in the Visa Waiver Program, the visa application process can differ based on U.S. relations with a particular country. SO PLEASE CHECK the following website which provides a link to all U.S. Embassies and Consulates throughout the world: http://www.usembassy.gov
Invitations letters to support your visa application can be requested using the web based form - PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT A REQUEST
For any further information, please contact us.