Visa Information

Visa Information

*Please note that all participants require a passport to enter Canada.

It is the responsibility of the participant to ensure that they have the documentation required to enter Canada.  It may take several months to obtain these documents; please allow yourself sufficient time.  Please read carefully to determine what kind of documentation you will require.

  1. Click here to determine whether you will require a visa to enter Canada.
  2. If you do require a visa to enter Canada, you will also require a Visa Invitation Letter.  To request a Visa Invitation Letter, please send an e-mail containing the abstract number of your accepted submission(s) (listed in your acceptance email(s)) to the conference organizers at isci2017@mcgill.ca
  3. If you do not require a visa to enter Canada, but are from outside of Canada or the US, you will be required to obtain Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA).  Click here for information regarding the eTA from the Government of Canada.

For more information, please visit the Visitors to Canada page from the Canada Border Services Agency.