Geoinformatics 2009 local organization staff advises anyone who may need a visa to attend the geoinformatics2009 at USA to apply early. Visa applicants need apply at least 3 months in advance of the conference. Security-related policies have greatly increased the processing time for visa applications. U.S. consular officers now usually interview applicants as part of the application process.
Request invitation letter by sending email to: email@example.com.
Visa General information:
The National Academies maintains a Web site ( http://www7.nationalacademies.org/visas/ ) about visa-related issues non-U.S. citizens. (http://www7.nationalacademies.org/visas/Traveling_to_US.html )
The US Department of State maintains a Web site about visa policy and procedures ( http://www.unitedstatesvisas.gov/ ).
The US Department of State has required citizens from VWP countries to obtain visas if they do not have machine-readable passports and they wish to visit the U.S.
Visa informaton for visitors from China: