Do you need a letter confirming your meeting registration/participation to help with your efforts to obtain a visa to attend the ICAR Conference? If so, we are happy to provide an invitation letter. Please note that you must be a paid registrant to receive a letter from ISAR and/or have submitted an abstract. This confirmation letter does not guarantee that you will receive a visa.
To request a letter of invitation from the Conference, complete the form below.
We encourage our foreign participants to apply for their visas as early as possible! If you need to apply for a visa and would like to receive early notification, you must submit an abstract by November 1st. ISAR will send early notifications by November 8th. Abstracts submitted after November 1st will be sent notifications on December 17th. Specific details about presentation dates, times and other details will be sent in mid-December 2021.
Obtaining your visa to enter the U.S. for ICAR2022 may take several months for processing of your application and receipt of your visa. We encourage our foreign participants to confirm entry requirements and apply for their visas as early as possible. Applicants should first consult the U.S. Department of State's visa appointment and processing wait times website. Review your visa status now to determine if you need a U.S. visa or visa renewal and to find out how to schedule an interview appointment.
US State Department Visa Information: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/us-visas.html
For the most current information on U.S. COVID-19 entry requirements, please visit the U.S. Department of State website at https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/international-travel/before-you-go/covid-19_testing_required_US_Entry.html and consult with your local US embassy or consulate.
The International Society for Antiviral Research (ISAR) is an internationally recognized organization for scientists involved in basic, applied, and clinical aspects of antiviral research. The Society main event is the annual International Conference on Antiviral Research (ICAR), a truly interdisciplinary meeting which attracts the interest of chemists, biologists, and clinicians.