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VISA Application for Passport Holders of Mainland China



Request an Invitation Letter for Visa Application

  • Only authors listed on an accepted paper may request invitation letters.
  • Download and complete the request form.Download
  • Request your invitation letter for  visa application by E-mail:
  • Because of the number of visa applications and the need for thorough security reviews, the visa application process may take several months.
  • Apply for your visa as early as possible (at least 2 months before the visa is needed).
  • Please allow a week to process invitation letter requests. Once your invitation letter is ready, you will receive an email with the PDF copy of your letter to review.
  • Please carefully check your letter to verify that it is accurate, and send any needed changes to e-mail:
  • Once we receive your confirmation of accuracy, the original invitation letter; i.e., the hard copy, will be mailed to you via first class post.