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International Attendees

Official Invitation Letter

The invitation letter is for health care professionals who need to apply for a visa in order to attend PFD Week. The invitations imply no obligation, financial or otherwise, by AUGS. To obtain a personalized invitation letter for use in acquiring a visa, contact the AUGS office at

Visa Applicants

All visa applicants are advised to apply for their visa as soon as travel to the United States is contemplated, and no later than three to four months in advance. Detailed information about obtaining a visitor visa to the United States can be found on the U.S. Department of State’s visitor visas website. Learn more about the Visa Waiver Program, a program allowing citizens of participating countries to travel to the United States without a visa for stays of 90 days or less, when certain requirements are met.