If you are an international visitor or exhibitor at MODEXplease be reminded that the United States government has instituted new, tighter visa requirements for non-immigrant applicants. Please be aware this may lengthen the time it takes to process your visa application and may take up to six months to be completed. Wait times depend on location and time of year, but you can find specific procedures and estimated wait times by checking your U.
During registration select the checkbox labeled "I would like a visa invitation letter". Invitation letters will be created for each individual and emailed. Please note that we are unable to issue invitation letters to anyone who has not registered for the show.
After this date we will not issue Letters of Invitation. Attendees For more information email Customer Service customerservice[at]modexshow[dot]com. Exhibitors For more information email Donna Streicher dstreicher[at]mhi[dot]org. There are a number of items required of all visa applicants, including the following:. Email: customerservice[at]modexshow[dot]com. Address: Red Oak Blvd. All rights reserved. Home - Attend - International Visitors.
Download the International Brochure. Visa Policy and Procedures U. Call: Get in touch if you have questions about attending or exhibiting at the show.Foreigners intending to enter Italy shall provide the appropriate documentation indicating the reason for the journey, the duration of it and, in some cases, a proof that they have enough resources to cover travel and living expenses. The application for the visa can be submitted at the Italian Diplomatic and Consular Representations in your country of residence.
Do you need a Visa? AIM Group will be glad to assist you in case you might need a written invitation to the conference or any other document that might support your VISA Application. The Official Invitation letter to be included in your application to enter Italy can be downloaded from the web site.
Click here to enter the Registration Page. The Invitation Letter will not be legally or financially binding on the Organizing Secretariat.
Expenses related to the conference shall be borne by delegates themselves. For more instructions, please contact us at visa aimgroup. Visa Home Visa. Visa Foreigners intending to enter Italy shall provide the appropriate documentation indicating the reason for the journey, the duration of it and, in some cases, a proof that they have enough resources to cover travel and living expenses.
Check it out NOW! The fee is to be paid at the Consulate or Embassy in the national currency at the moment of the application. Register to Attend WTC Don't miss this annual tunnelling industry event where you have the chance to share experiences and identify mutual opportunities for growth in an industry increasingly critical to all nations.Individuals requiring an official Letter of Invitation can request one through the Congress website.UK INVITATION LETTER AVAILABLE
The Letter of Invitation does not financially obligate the Congress organizers in any way. All expenses incurred in relation to the Congress are the sole responsibility of the attendee. Greece is part of the Schengen Area. The unified Schengen visa C-type visa valid in Schengen states entitles the holder to stay in the territory of all Schengen states.
Completed and signed visa application form. Biometric photo. Visa fee. Health insurance of at least EUR 30, valid in the entire Schengen territory.
The types and number of supplementary documents may differ depending on the consular office. Thus, we advise you to contact the relevant consulate to obtain full information concerning the documents needed when submitting a visa application.
The consul of the Schengen state which is the main destination of your visit is always the consul competent to process your visa application. If you are not planning to visit Greece at all, you cannot submit your Schengen visa application to a Greek consular office. If you are going to visit several Schengen states, a Greek consul will be competent to process your application only if Greece is the main destination of your entry into the Schengen territory or if Greece is the state in which you intend to spend most of your time.
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State of the Art is pleased to welcome delegates from all over the world. Please note the following when applying for a visa invitation letter: Delegates must register and pay in order to apply for a visa invitation letter The visa invitation letter will provide confirmation of the purpose of your trip when applying for your standard visitor visa. It does NOT substitute an official visa permit The Organisers cannot provide a visa invitation letter for accompanying persons or family if they are not registered to attend the conference When registering, please clearly state whether you require a visa invitation letter Please check your visa requirements before you register for SOA and make travel arrangements.
For a list of countries exempt from the six month rule, see Six Month Club. Six Month Club validity on your passport does not apply to U. Citizens returning to the United States. Please check the U. Together with a valid passport, though, it meets the documentary requirements for entry at all land, air, and sea ports of entry to include travel from Canada. During the online registration process, you will have the option to request an Embassy Visa Letter.
You will receive the letter via email between business days after you complete and pay for your registration. If you choose to pay by wire transfer or have made other payment arrangements with Headquarters, you will receive an email notifying you to pay, with instructions on how to make your payment. Once payment is received, you will receive your letter via email in business days.
In order to request an Embassy Visa Letter, you will be required to submit the following information:. Justification Toolkit. Passports and Embassy Visa Letter Requests. Entry into the United States Passports Visitors traveling to the United States are required to be in possession of passports that are valid for six months beyond the period of their intended stay in the U. Visas Please check the U. A foreign national or alien entering the U. Consular Official, unless they are a citizen of a country eligible for the Visa Waiver Program, or are a lawful permanent resident of the U.
The Visa Waiver Program allows foreign nationals from certain countries to be admitted to the U. The foreign national is still required to have a passport. Mexican citizens using the Border Crossing Card may only travel 25 miles into the U. Embassy Visa "Letter of Invitation" During the online registration process, you will have the option to request an Embassy Visa Letter.
Visas & Letters of Invitation
August 31, September 15, December, May 22, June 3, Hotel Block Cut-Off. June 19, JUNE 28 - July 1, Below are resources we have compiled to help make your travel and show experience as convenient and successful as possible.
International participants arriving from outside the United States who hold a passport from 1 of the 36 countries in the Visa Waiver Program have a machine-readable passport may be able to travel without a visa. Participants from other countries will need a B-1 business visa or B-2 tourist visa. Obtaining a U. Please contact your local U. A letter of invitation is provided only after you have completed registration for the conference and paid the conference registration fee.
Such a letter may be needed to obtain a visa or permission to attend the meeting. If you require an invitation letter please complete and submit the Letter of Invitation Request form. The letter will be provided by email. Please provide as much information as possible to avoid delays in receiving your letter. Visitor Visa. Travel Without a Visa. Frequently Asked Questions. The Visa Waiver Program VWP enables nationals of 36 participating countries to travel to the United States for tourism or business visitor [B] visa purposes only for stays of 90 days or less without obtaining a visa.
The program was established to eliminate unnecessary barriers to travel, stimulating the tourism industry, and permitting the Department of State to focus consular resources in other areas.
VWP eligible travelers may apply for a visa, if they prefer to do so. Nationals of VWP countries must meet eligibility requirements to travel without a visa on VWP, and therefore, some travelers from VWP countries are not eligible to use the program.
Review this VWP Quick Reference Guide for new member countries and make sure you review this webpage for detailed information. VWP travelers who have been admitted under the Visa Waiver Program and who make a short trip to Canada, Mexico or an adjacent island generally can be readmitted to the United States under the VWP for the balance of their original admission period.
Also VWP nationals resident in Mexico, Canada or adjacent islands are generally exempted from requirements to show onward travel to other foreign destinations. Learn more at the CBP website.A Letter of Invitation is an official document that confirms payment of registration fees and extends an official invitation to the paid registrant to attend and participate in the upcoming conference.
In other words, it provides the holder with an official reason to come to the UK. It may be required by your university for administrative purposes, and will likely form one of the documents required for visa application if you are from a country that does not have a visa exemption agreement with the UK.
In order to qualify for a Letter of Invitation, you must meet both of the following criteria:. IAFOR will not, under any circumstances, provide a Letter of Invitation or visa application paperwork to any interested party who does not meet the two criteria listed above.
If your application for a Letter of Invitation is successful, your Letter of Invitation will be sent to you by email as a PDF attachment. In addition, a hard copy will be mailed to your residence or place of work. Please note that a Letter of Guarantee is different from a Letter of Invitation. A Letter of Guarantee is a letter in which an individual or body agrees to be legally and financially responsible for you during your stay in the UK.
You may know an individual or institution in the UK willing to act as a guarantor, or, if you have no connection with the country, British immigration authorities may find that it is acceptable to have your university act as the guarantor.
If your visa application is denied, please note that IAFOR will not be able to change the decision of the British immigration authorities, nor will IAFOR engage in discussion or correspondence with the British immigration authorities or the British Embassy on behalf of the applicant.
After confirmation of conference registration we will send you instructions on how to apply for a Letter of Invitation. Providing all the information we receive is correct, the Letter of Invitation process will usually take between 7 and 21 days. Please allow ample time for the Letter of Invitation application process. Letters of Invitation are sent as PDF attachments.
A regular airmail option free and a trackable registered mail option additional cost are available. Letters of Invitation A Letter of Invitation is an official document that confirms payment of registration fees and extends an official invitation to the paid registrant to attend and participate in the upcoming conference. Please ensure you allow sufficient time for your application to be processed. Letter of Invitation Application Process After confirmation of conference registration we will send you instructions on how to apply for a Letter of Invitation.