Visa Quick LinksAPS Meetings - Getting Visas
Retaining Your Passport
Entering the United States
Visa Information & Help
Learn how to apply for a U.S. visa, estimate wait times for visa processing, and report prolonged visa delays.
Visa Information for International Visitors
Attending APS Meetings
Information for non-U.S. citizens/residents traveling to the United States to attend an APS meeting.
Visa Information for Meeting Attendees
Visa Waiver Countries
The Visa Waiver Program (VWP) allows citizens of participating countries to travel to the United States without a visa. Citizens of VWP-particpant countries must receive approval through the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) before departing to the United States.
Visa Waiver Program Information
Apply for ESTA
US Citizens & Residents
Traveling Abroad from the United States
Information for U.S. citizens and non-citizens traveling to meetings outside of the United States.
Traveling Outside the U.S.
Organizing an International Meeting in the United States
Learn how to register international meetings with the U.S. Department of State and information to provide to international meeting attendees.
Information for Meeting Organizers
Support for Improved Visa Policy
APS and the scientific community actions and support to improve U.S. visa policy and promote the free circulation of scientists.