Visa Information

General Information

A foreigner traveling to the United States to conduct temporary business must have a visitor visa (B) unless qualifying for entry under the Visa Waiver Program.

Examples of temporary business include:

  • Attending business meetings or consultations
  • Attending a business convention or conference
  • Negotiating contracts

Invitation Letters

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 contact Caroline Kravec for via email. The letter will be provided by email. In your email, provide the following information:

  • Complete name
  • Mailing address
  • Accepted paper number (if applicable)
  • Accepted paper title (if applicable)
  • Any other details that your country of residence requires for your visa application.

The Conference cannot contact or intervene with any Embassy or Consulate office abroad on your behalf so please begin your visa application process as soon as you determine that you want to attend IEEE BHI 2024 Please provide as much information as possible to avoid delays in receiving your letter.

You must register for the conference and pay in full before requesting an invitation letter. Once the letter is issued, a refund cannot be granted per IEEE Policy.

We suggest that you leave ample time to apply and obtain your VISA.