International Participants Travel Resource

International Travel

Before registering for the Pre-Award Research Administration Conference or booking travel please visit the US Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) & the US Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs. These sites will provide information on travel policies and requirements based on your origin of travel.

VISA Information:

The links below can connect you to the latest US Government Visa information. We urge everyone that requires a Visa to travel to the US to apply for the Visa as early as possible. Please read the following information carefully.

Click here for information on Temporary Visas to participate in a meeting or other temporary travel to the United States.

If you require a letter of invitation for your visa application, please submit a request for a letter of invitation to Claire Chen, chen@ncura.edu

Any questions please send to: Global@ncura.edu


Invitation letters will only be issued once your registration and payment have been completed. Invitation letters will be sent by email.

Please provide the following information in your request:

  • Your full name
  • Title (Dr, Professor, Mr., Mrs., Ms., etc.)
  • Job Title
  • Organization
  • Full mailing address
  • Telephone and Fax numbers
  • Email Address
  • Passport number
  • Additional information such as if you are presenting at the Conference.
  • We cannot provide visa letters for spouses or guests.

Click here for a description from U.S. Customs and Border Protection of the process for entering the United States.

National Council of University Research Administrators
1015 18th Street, NW, Suite 901
Washington, DC  20036

Phone: +1 (202) 466-3894 • Fax: +1 (202) 223-5573 • Email: info@ncura.edu