Participants who require a visa to enter the United States (see visa waiver program link below for exceptions) are encouraged to start the application process early. Due to increasing delays in securing visas to the United States, prospective international attendees should begin this process as early as possible to ensure approval.
Whether or not you need a visa to enter the United States, it would be helpful to provide the following information to the U.S. Immigration authorities:
Purpose of Visit
Seventh International School and Conference on Spintronics and Quantum Information Technology.
Period of Stay
July 29 - August 2, 2013
Note: It should be made clear that this is not an employment situation.
Letter of Intent
The Conference Secretary can provide qualified participants with a letter confirming their intent to attend Spintech VII Conference.
Contact by Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Visa Policy and Procedures
The official resource for U.S Visitor for Business / Tourism visa policy.
Visa Waiver Program
Essential passport information for foreign visitor's under the visa waiver program.
Note: New passport requirements.
Visa Wait Times
The U.S. State Department's Bureau of Consular Affairs now posts visa wait times to estimate how long it may take to obtain an appointment and to to pick up your visa.