Obtaining a Visa
It is your responsibility to apply for a passport, visa or any other required documents and to demonstrate to consular officials that you are properly classifiable as a visitor under United States law. AAPG cannot assist you with the interview process, nor can anyone representing the
sponsoring organizations call an embassy or consulate on your behalf to provide support for granting a visa. Should your application be denied, AAPG can neither intervene in the process nor change the decision of the governmental agency. All expenses connected with obtaining proper
documentation are your responsibility.
If you need a visa letter from AAPG, you must be registered and fully paid for the convention. You may request a letter by completing the form found here. AAPG supplies this letter for visa purposes only. All expenses involved with attending the convention are your responsibility. If your visa application is denied and AAPG receives a copy of the denial by fax (+1 918 560 2684) before 14 April 2010 your registration fee only will be refunded, less a cancellation charge.
Visa Policy and Procedures
To learn about the visa application process, understand current requirements and get updates on recent developments go to www.unitedstatesvisas.gov.
Visa Waiver Program (VWP)
The VWP enables nationals of certain countries to travel to the United States without obtaining a visa. For more information go to www.travel.state.gov.
Effective 20 January, inbound travelers to the United States from Visa Waiver Program countries may be denied boarding by the airlines if they haven’t complied with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Electronic System for Travel Authorization program. International travelers to the United States MUST go to the ESTA web site and fill out an application before entering in the country by air or sea.
Registering with Your Embassy
Travel advice to tourists suggests that you register with your country’s consulate or embassy when traveling abroad.