The Visa Invitation Letter request process is now open for Routes Americas 2020.
A foreign national traveling to the United States to conduct temporary business needs a visitor visa (B-1) unless qualifying for entry under the Visa Waiver Program.
Examples of temporary business include:
- Attending business meetings or consultations
- Attending a business convention or conference
- Negotiating contracts
Visitor Visa (B-1)
For travel to the United States to conduct temporary business.
Visa Waiver Program (VWP)
Most citizens of participating countries may travel to the United States for short visits for temporary business without a visa through the Visa Waiver Program. Travel to the United States under the Visa Waiver Program requires ESTA approval.
While citizens of Canada and Bermuda generally do not need visas to conduct temporary business, some business trips may require a visa.
Most embassies and consulates accept a scanned copy of the invitation letter and therefore visa invitation letters will issued via email as an attachment.
For more information please visit https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/us-visas/business.html or speak to your local embassy/consulate.
Should you have any questions relating to the visa invitation letter procedure, please contact email@example.com.
Please note that invitation letters will only be issued to individuals registered to attend the event.