International Traveler Resources

Traveling abroad, especially during a global pandemic, requires a lot of preparation and paperwork. The Visa approval process can take more than six months from start to finish. Please check your local consulate office to schedule your appointment and check wait times! 

Be prepared, apply early, and utilize your resources!

What is a U.S Visa? 

Understanding what you need and when you need it

What Visa Type Do I Need? 

Traveling to an SFB Annual Meeting would be considered business travel. Click the link for info on interview scheduling, wait times, and more.

U.S. Embassy Directory 

Find your embassy for Visa application

Frequently Asked Questions 

Have questions? Check out the basics of U.S. Visas

SFB is here to assist you in traveling to the Annual Meeting. Please reach out to info@biomaterials.org if your application requires additional documentation, such as a letter of invitation.