Visa Requirement

All visitors to Australia (with the sole exception of New Zealand citizens travelling on New Zealand passports) must apply for and obtain a visa to enter Australia before commencing travel to Australia.

Please note the following:

arrow-circle-sml The Australian Government’s Department of Immigration and Border Protection is responsible for issuing visas. There are a range of different visitor visas, conditions, application fees and processing times. Please ensure that you apply for your visa in good time.

arrow-circle-sml Citizens of some countries may apply for visas online, others may need to apply in person at an Australian Embassy, High Commission or Consulate.

arrow-circle-sml For Visa options for conferences, please read here.

arrow-circle-sml To find the visa best suited to you, please click here.

Invitation letter

The congress organisation will be pleased to send a formal letter of invitation to delegates requesting an invitation letter for Visa purposes. The letters can be requested during online-registration and will be sent as e-mail attachment. It is understood that such an invitation is intended to help potential delegates to raise funds or to obtain a visa. This does not imply a commitment from the congress to provide any financial support. Kindly note if your visa will be rejected we will refund the registration fee without any penalties. A proof of rejection is mandatory and has to be provided until one week before congress at the latest!