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- Review your visa status to find out if you need a
U.S.visa or a visa renewal.
- Plan to submit your visa application well in advance of your intended departure date.
- Contact your nearest
U.S.embassy or consulate for current time estimates and recommendations.
- Visit the embassy or consular section website to find important information on how to schedule an interview appointment, finger scanning – if required - and pay fees. An interview is required as a standard part of processing for most visa applicants.
Visa Waiver Program (VWP)
The Visa Waiver Program (VWP) enables nationals of 38 participating countries to travel to the
Currently, 38 countries participate in the Visa Waiver Program, as shown below:
|Czech Republic||Liechtenstein||South Korea|
|Germany||the Netherlands||United Kingdom|
For current information, see http://travel.state.gov/visa/temp/without/without_1990.html.
A passport with a validity date of at least six months beyond the applicant’s intended period of stay in the
A visa support letter can be provided for authors and registered attendees upon request. Please submit your requests for letters of support (which should include your name as it appears on your passport, your registration confirmation number and your complete mailing address) well in advance of your interview dates to allow sufficient time for processing. Spouses and guests requiring visa assistance must be registered for an IMS Guest Program Event (information to be posted shortly).
Please submit your requests for letters of support well in advance of your interview dates to allow sufficient time for processing.
This information is provided in good faith but travel regulations do change. The only authoritative sources of information are the