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august 8, 2017



Many non-U.S. citizens need a visa to enter the United States to visit, work and live. Advance travel planning and early visa application are important. Please visit the following website to determine what is required for foreign travelers to enter into the United States:

U.S. Department of state - Bureau of Consular Affairs

Delegates from countries not part of the Visa Waiver Program generally need a B-1 Business Visitor visa. The following website provides important tips to consider in order to improve chances of a successful petition.


Advance planning and early visa application are necessary to schedule an appointment, submit your application and wait for processing time. Please refer to the link above to determine what your approximate wait time will be before obtaining your visa.

Please note: It is the delegate's responsibility to obtain all necessary documents to enter the United States. IBPSA does not have any influence over the issue of a Visa.

Generate Your Visa Invitation Letter

This form is intended for participants in the IBPSA 2017 Conference to automatically generate a letter of invitation for their visa applications. Please complete the form below and click submit to generate a PDF version of the letter.

If you have any questions or problems, please contact Emily Laubach at

Please check with your local U.S. consulate to allow sufficient time for visa processing. Your request for a letter of invitation to attend the IBPSA 2017 Conference does not guarantee that you will receive a visa.

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