Make your travels to Washington DC easy, organized, and stress-free with this guide we have put together for you
Learn here what you need to do to get you visa ready in time for your trip to the USA capital
Visa processes and customs
Visa regulations depend on your nationality and country of origin. We suggest you contact your local U.S. Embassy or Consulate for full and official instructions on the specific visa regulations and application procedure that apply to you.
It is the responsibility of the participant to obtain a visa if required.
Click on the links below for more useful information:
- Immigration and Checkpoints Authority
- Websites of U.S. Embassies, Consulates, Diplomatic Missions, and Offices Providing Consular Services – Check the mission closest to you
- Immigration Visas Info – Visa Resources
How to Enter the United States
Learn about the most common types of visas for business, student or travel you may need when coming to or traveling through the United States, plus review what other documents you need to enter the U.S. Also, find information on how to apply for an immigrant visa.
Procedures for Entering the United States
When you arrive in the United States, you must show valid travel documents as part of the entry process. The documents you need and whether your passport needs to be valid for six months after your travel dates depend on the country you are arriving from and your citizenship or status.
Foreign nationals must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before entering the U.S.
For International Visitors
Get the Information you need to smoothly navigate the process and procedures if you are a visitor to the United States, coming to work, study, conduct business or to immigrate.
Visa Invitation Letter
An invitation letter is available to registered participants. Your Registration ID and email are required to receive an invitation letter. You can find the link to the visa letter portal in your registration confirmation. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to receive your letter or for more information.