Visa Requirements for USA

Visa Waiver Program

The countries listed below are eligible to apply for the Visa Waiver Program using the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA). You must apply at least 72 hours before your departure. Your ESTA is valid for two years from the date of issue. 

Please note Canadian citizens are not required to hold a valid ESTA. 

The ONLY official ESTA website is https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov/esta/

In order to apply you will require a passport from one of the countries listed below and a credit/debit card to pay the fee of $14.

 Andorra
Australia
Austria 
Belgium
Brunei
Chile
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
Finland
France
Germany
Greece

• Hungary
Iceland
Ireland
Italy
Japan
Latvia
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Monaco
Netherlands
New Zealand
Norway

    • Portugal
    Republic of Malta
    San Marino
    Singapore
    Slovakia
    Slovenia 
    South Korea
    Spain
    Sweden
    Switzerland
    Taiwan (Conditions apply)
    United Kingdom

    Other Visas

    Delegates who are not from a visa waiver country will need to apply for a B1 visa to enter the United States. You can read more about the process on the U.S. Department of State website

    CRYO2019 will provide a letter of support for your visa application. Please note letters of support can only be provided to delegates who have paid the registration fee in full, with the sole exception of Iranian citizens who must register but can make payment at the registration desk. 

    In the event of your visa being denied 100% of your registration fee will be refunded. 

    Visa Letter Request

    Please double check your information before submitting! The Visa Support Letters are automatically generated based on the information you provide below, so all mistakes and errors will be propagated. These errors can result in further delays.

    Please enter the invoice number from the invoice you received following registration. You can find this on either the invoice or receipt, which were emailed to you.
    Please format as e.g. December 21, 1974
    Please enter the name of the company or organization you are employed or study at.
    Please list city and country.
    Please format e.g. July 20, 2019
    Please format e.g. July 26, 2019
    If you have not submitted an abstract please leave blank