Delegates from most countries (see list below) are eligible
for the Visa Waiver Program ,
and should ask for WB (waiver-business) status
at Immigration on arrival in the US.
Family members should ask for WT (waiver-tourist) status.
Citizens of other countries should obtain B-1 (business)
visas from the US Embassy or
Consulate in their country before departure.
Family members should obtain B-2 (pleasure) visas.
If you are visiting other institutions in the US,
check with them for any additional
visa requirements, especially if you anticipate receiving
financial support from the conference.
Apply early, and note that obtaining US visas in a country
other than your country of citizenship may not be possible.
US Embassies and Consulates: http://travel.state.gov/links.html
are listed on the web.
Holders of J-1 or HB visas should contact their sponsoring host
institutions if necessary.
The Visa Waiver Program
requires travel on a participating airline, a round-trip ticket,
a visit less than 90 days, and a valid passport
from a participating country:
- New Zealand
- San Marino
- United Kingdom