Before making your travel arrangements, please ensure you have obtained an entry visa to Canada if required. Unless otherwise stated conference attendance falls into the visitor’s category.
To see if you need a visa to enter Canada as a visitor, and for other information about travelling to Canada, please visit the Citizenship and Immigration Canada website at this link: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/visas.asp. This website offers complete information and is constantly updated.
Please contact your nearest Canadian Embassy or Consulate to confirm visa requirements for your country. If you require a letter of invitation to support your visitor’s visa application, we will provide it. However, please beware that your conference registration fee must be paid in full before we can mail the visa letter.
Please allow yourself ample time to prepare all the necessary paperwork and apply for the visa. Conference organizers will not contact the Canadian Embassy or Consulate on your behalf, and will not be in any way involved in the visa application process.
If you have a connecting flight via the United States, please note that you may need visas for both the United States and Canada, depending on your citizenship. Please contact the nearest US Embassy or Consulate to enquire about transit visas.