In 2019, The ISFG Congress welcomed participants from 64 countries.  We look forward to welcoming back all of our international attendees in 2022 in Washington, D.C.  In order to visit the United States of America, you may need to obtain a visa.  We encourage you to contact your local Consulate or the Consular Section of your local US Embassy if you need a visa and to determine the appropriate time for the visa application process to be completed.  You may request a letter of invitation to aid in this process.  Please visit the links provided below for additional resources about the visa application process.


If you are traveling internationally (including Canada and Mexico), you will be required to present a valid machine-readable passport at the U.S. port of entry to enter the U.S. Be sure to check your passport expiration date well in advance of your travel to ensure you have ample time to get the documents you’ll need. Please note – your passport must be valid for 6 months from your day of arrival.

Travel During COVID-19

Before you travel, make sure you understand and follow all airline and departure and destination requirements related to travel, testing, or quarantine. If you do not follow your destination’s requirements, you may be denied entry.  Check the current

Currently, all air passengers coming to the United States, including U.S. citizens and fully vaccinated peopleare required to have a negative COVID-19 test result no more than 3 days before travel or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 in the past 3 months before they board a flight to the United States.

Currency Conversion

Be sure that you are aware of the current currency conversion rate.


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