If you are planning to travel to the United States and live in a country that requires a Visa, we urge to apply for one as early as possible. Below are suggestions to help you secure a Visa.
Click here for information on Temporary Visas to participate in an MSACL meeting or other temporary travel to the United States.
Click here for the United States Visa application procedures.
Note: A Visa only allows you to travel to the US. You will still have to be admitted at your point of entry. Click here for information from Homeland Security on the Entry Process.
Additional Information: U.S. visa policy permits citizens of certain countries to travel to the U.S. without a visa, when they meet certain requirements, under U.S. laws. Please click here for more information about which counties participate in the Visa Waiver Program.
Important: All letters of invitation will be sent via e-mail. Letters of invitation are only provided to individuals who have registered for the conference.
Please provide the following information in your request:
Click here to request a letter of invitation.
Click here for a description from U.S Customs and Border Protection of the process for entering the United States.
The National Academy of Science has established an International Visitors Office with travel information specifically designed for scientists traveling to the US.