International Attendees

Travel Documents for International Participants

Logistics, Trade, and Transportation Symposium 2014
Marriot, Gulfport, Mississippi
February 26-27, 2014


Invitation Letter Sample.doc

Required Items

  • Invitation letters (Paper acceptance letter for the symposium, might be issued by conference/program chair. University will NOT issue letter of invitation to people that do not have full paper accepted by deadline)
  • Call for symposium papers
  • Employment/ Student ID card
  • Passport (machine-readable preferred). For digital photograph and e-passport requirements, please visit (
    • Know the VISA type available
    • Review your visa status, and find out if you need a U.S. visa or a renewal
    • Review the Visa Wait Times information for interview appointments and visa processing at each embassy and consular section worldwide
    • Plan for an interview.
    • For Visa Waiver Program (VWP) & further information, please visit:

Additional Items if require

  • Bank statement
  • International driver’s license
  • Vaccination certificates
  • Travel or medical insurance
  • Recent passport-size photographs
  • Photocopies of passport, credit cards, insurance, etc.