IEEE Nanotechnology Materials and Devices Conference (NMDC)

US Travel Visas

NMDC will provide documentation for registered authors of accepted papers to support obtaining a travel visa to the USA.

Below is some helpful information. Fill in the form at the bottom of the page to request a Visa letter from NMDC.

General Information on Travel Visas
United States citizens/residents do not need a U.S. visa or passport for travel to Alaska.

If you are not a US citizen, you may need a visa for entry into the US.  For additional information regarding visas and/or passports, please visit the Bureau of Consular Affairs or the US Consulate in your country.

Travel Visa
Do not delay in making VISA arrangements for entry into the United States if needed. Such arrangements are the responsibility of attendees and other participants and may take up to a few months.

How To Obtain a Visa
Complete information on how to apply for a VISA to enter the US can be found on the U.S. Department of State’s website on visas.

Conference Invitation Letter for Authors
Authors will have access to a more customized invitation letter (to include your name and paper information) once your paper has been accepted and you have paid the registration fee.  Use the form at the bottom of this page.

We look forward to your participation in NMDC 2015.

U.S. Point of Contact Information
(to request invitation letter for visa application purposes)

Saif Zahir, Chair
Tel: +1-604-880-3911

Helpful Links

A step-by-step outline of U.S. Visa application procedures:

Estimated Wait Times

More information on the Visa process and a glossary of related-terms


Send your request for a US Visa letter by filling out this form.

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