Visa and Invitation Letters
If you need an invitation letter please send your request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note: For conference attendees who will or may be receiving any
kind of support from the conference (travel, honorarium, etc.), the
following requirements apply:
- If you need a visa to enter the US, make sure it is a B1
(business) visa, not a B2 (tourist) visa.
- If you will be entering the US on a waiver, make sure it is a WB
(waiver, business), not a WT (waiver, tourist).
- Be sure to declare your trip as business at the port of entry, and
that your I-94 form is marked appropriately.
More information: As of October 2004, new visa arrangements are in force for visitors to the
United States. Details can be found at the
Contact R.W. Gothe,
Phone: 803-777-9025, Office: PSC 704d,
University of South Carolina, Department of Physics and Astronomy,
712 Main Street, Columbia, SC 29208.