29 Sept - 2 Oct 2020
George R. Brown Convention Center
Houston, TX USA

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U.S. VISA INFORMATION

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U.S. VISA INFORMATION

Letter of Invitation for Visa Application - Attendees

  1. Register/Pay for SMC 2020
  2. Download and Complete the Online Letter of Invitation
  3. Print the Letter of Invitation in color, your registration payment confirmation and submit both along with your visa application to the U.S. Embassy/Consulate.
  4. We suggest that you do not purchase your airline ticket until your visa application has been approved.

Online Visa Application

If you require a visa to enter the United States, please complete the U.S. State Department Online Non-immigration Visa Application. This online application is used by all U.S. Embassies. Once you complete the online application, a confirmation will be emailed to you outlining further instructions for an appointment. U.S. immigration services recommend that you contact the U.S. Embassy/Consulate in your locale to find out what other supporting documents you will need to take with you to your appointment.

Visa Waiver Program

The Visa Waiver Program (VWP) enables citizens of 38 countries to travel to the United States for tourism or business for 90 days or less without the need for a visa. The following is a list of countries that qualify for the Waiver under the VWP. Visit the U.S. Customs and Border Protection website to learn more about the Visa Waiver Program and to complete the travel authorization form.

List of Visa Waiver Program Countries:

Andorra
Australia
Austria
Belgium
Brunei
Chile
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Iceland
Ireland
Italy
Japan
Latvia
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Malta
Monaco
Netherlands
New Zealand
Norway
Portugal
San Marino
Singapore
Slovakia
Slovenia
South Korea
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Taiwan
United Kingdom

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