Visa information


Prospective attendees of iConference 2018 are advised to check if they need an entry visa to visit the UK.

If a visa is needed, we suggest that you apply for the Standard Visitor Visa which is appropriate if you intend to come to the UK for a conference (although the type of visa you need may depend on your personal circumstances). If you have any visa-related queries please direct these to the British Embassy in your country of residence. Please note that the earliest you can apply for a visa is 3 months before you travel.

Formal letters of invitation will be issued, on request, to accepted presenters, as well as to any participant who has already registered and paid to attend the conference.

If you require a formal letter of invitation, please send an email request to, with the following information:

  • Title and full name
  • Date of entry to the UK
  • Date of exit from the UK
  • Your institution
  • Your address
  • Your email address
  • The subject line should read “invitation request” + your name

Please note that it may take up to 2 weeks for you to receive the letter.