Visa Information

Please apply early for visas!

For those conference participants travelling from outside the United States, it is important to check the visa requirements for your entrance into the country. In many cases, no visa is required and the traveller may participate in the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) which only requires authorization via the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) webpage.

For a list of VWP designated countries and further instructions, please visit the U.S. Department of State website: http://travel.state.gov/visa/temp/without/without_1990.html

If no visa is required, please visit the ESTA webpage to apply for travel authorization under the Visa Waiver Program: https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov/esta/

If you will require a visa to attend the conference, instructions and links can be found on the U.S. Department of State website: http://travel.state.gov/visa/temp/types/types_1262.html

Personalized invitation letters to the conference are available and can be obtained via communication with Prof. Kim (email: kimjh@umd.edu).