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Travel Visa

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 may take up to a few months. We recommend submitting the necessary paperwork upon receipt of your BioCAS 2015 paper acceptance notification. 

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. For more information click here.

Special Note: Please list the BioCAS 2015 General Chair, Maysam Ghovanloo as your U.S.Point of Contact. Feel free to utilize his name and email address, but please list the address and phone number of the Academy (875 West Peachtree St., NW, Atlanta, GA 30309, 404-894-1414).

Helpful Links

A step-by-step outline of U.S. Visa application procedures
Estimated Wait Times
Glossary of related-terms

Invitation Letters:

  • Register for the conference at:
  • Please check the yes box for the question 'Do you require an invitation letter for Visa application purposes?' and one will be sent to you automatically.  
Please direct invitation letter questions to .