Attendees from outside the United States may need to apply for a visa at the American Embassy, consulate, or other visa-issuing office in their country of origin. Please make your visa requests early. For information on U.S. Visa policies and procedures visit http://travel.state.gov or www.nationalacademies.org/visas.
Visa Invitation Letter
During the online registration process you will have the opportunity to request a visa letter.
You must register to attend the IFT Annual Meeting & Food Expo to receive an official visa invitation letter.
Once you complete the registration process a personal letter will be sent to you via email.
Please click here to start your registration.
Visa Waiver Program Travelers
International travelers who are seeking to travel to the United States under the Visa Waiver Program are now subject to enhanced security requirements. Effective January 12, 2009 all Visa Waiver Program travelers will be required to obtain an electronic travel authorization prior to boarding a carrier to travel by air or sea to the U.S. Information on obtaining electronic travel authorization can be found here.