International Attendees

Letter of Invitation

We are pleased to welcome your participation in IDWeek 2022 in Washington, DC.

Visa and Letter of Invitation

IDWeek is registered as an international meeting with the International Visitors Office. It is recommended foreign participants apply for their visas as early as possible. The International Visitors Office recommends at least three to four months before the meeting.

Some consulates may have backlogs in scheduling visa interviews. Therefore, applicants should first consult the U.S. Department of State’s website to view visa appointment and processing wait times.

Further information on business visas can be found at these websites

If you are experiencing significant visa delays, please fill out this visa survey. This form will allow the International Visitors Office to bring their cases to the attention of the U.S. Department of State.

Venue and Hotels

IDWeek will be held in the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, located at 801 Mount Vernon Place NW, from Oct. 19 to Oct. 23, 2022. IDWeek events will also take place in some nearby hotels.

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