To request a Letter of Invitation for Visa to attend AP-S/URSI 2024, you MUST meet one of the following criteria:
  • AUTHORS: Have a paper or abstract accepted for presentation at the conference. Invitation letters for authors can be downloaded here:
  • REGISTRANTS: You must have registered and paid in full for the conference. Invitation letters for registrants can be downloaded at the time of registration or any time after by logging into your registration account.

Information to enter Italy

You can enter Italy from all EU and non-EU countries. The conditions and documentation required vary depending on the traveler’s country of origin.

  • Citizens of European Union countries and countries that have signed the Schengen treaty: to enter Italy, a valid identity card or passport is sufficient.
  • Citizens from non-EU countries: they can enter Italy with a passport valid for at least three months after the scheduled departure date from the Schengen area.

A VISA may be required to enter Italy depending on your country of origin. To find out if you need to obtain a VISA, please visit the Italian Foreign Ministry website:




For those coming from countries for which a VISA is required, a tourist VISA is sufficient

AP-S/URSI 2024 strongly advises participants to personally check entry and visa requirements before making travel arrangements to Italy. There might be country-specific requirements that the participant should be aware of. For the most accurate information, please check the nearest Italian embassy/consulate.

Visa applications are the sole responsibility of the participants.

There are several visa types available, including tourist visas.

AP-S/URSI 2024 will NOT issue any Letter of Sponsorship or Letter of Guarantee if the participant is required to do so by the immigration department. It is the participant’s sole responsibility to obtain such documents.

AP-S/URSI 2024 cannot change the decision, nor will it appeal to any country’s embassy/consulate or any other government departments on behalf of the participant.

All questions/concerns regarding the status of a visa application should be directed to the nearest embassy/consulate of Italy.

All authors, including those from visa-waiver countries, should check Visa travel policies and requirements for entering Italy. More information can be found at the Visa information page on the conference website and at [] and []. It can take several months for visas to be issued, so we recommend that you start the application process immediately.