Visa

Some participants may require a visa to enter Canada. Please check with the Canadian embassy or consulate for the specific requirements for your country. We strongly suggest that you begin the process as soon as possible to avoid delays. It is the sole responsibility of the participant to obtain a visa. The organizers will not provide financial support.

Find out if you need a visa: www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/visas.asp
List of Canadian embassies and consulates: www.travel.gc.ca/assistance/embassies



Acceptance or invitation letters for Visa

Acceptance letters exist to help you obtain travel funding/authorization from your institution. Invitation letters are typically used as part of the visa application process.

Upon request, the secretariat of the ISMAR 2017 conference will send acceptance letter. This letter will confirm the acceptance of your paper, its title as well as the conference date and location. These letters are only available in electronic format sent be email. Please provide your name and paper title/number to ease the process and request the acceptance letter at ISMAR2017@conferium.com

As of the invitation letter for visa application, it will confirm your registration as well as a number of other information, including your paper number(s), passport number, your approximate arrival and departure dates, etc.

You can request such a letter during the registration process but the letter will be issued ONLY after registration is completed and payment received in full.

By default, invitation letters are sent in electronic format by email. You may request a hardcopy by regular mail or courier but additional fees will be charged to you in those cases.



Need a Visa or an eTA

Find out if you need an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) or a visitor visa

Starting March 15, 2016, visa-exempt foreign nationals who fly to or transit through Canada will need an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA). Exceptions include U.S. citizens and foreign nationals with a valid visa.

Canadian citizens, including dual citizens, are not eligible to apply for an eTA and are strongly encouraged to travel with a valid Canadian passport.

All travellers must present acceptable travel documents and identification must be presented at the border.

http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/visas.asp

We strongly suggest that you begin the process as soon as possible to avoid delays.
It is the sole responsibility of the participant to obtain a visa or an eTA.
You can request a Visa letter during the registration process.
The organizers will not provide financial support. 
Please check with the Canadian embassy or consulate for the specific requirements for your country. 
List of Canadian embassies and consulates:  www.travel.gc.ca/assistance/embassies


Claudel Huot
Illumination of the Château Frontenac and of the Dufferin Terrace