A block of rooms has been reserved at The Goodland Hotel at a special rate for your convenience. Accommodations must be secured by June 18, 2018.
Rate: $219/night – July 22, 2018 through July 25, 2018
Housing Deadline: June 18, 2018
Click here to make your hotel reservation.
Located in Goleta, Santa Barbara’s sister city, The Goodland Hotel is minutes from top Santa Barbara attractions, including the University of California, Santa Barbara. The hotel includes complimentary wireless internet in sleeping rooms, hosted coffee in the lobby served from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., and a hosted wine reception in the lobby served each evening.
The Goodland Hotel is within 10 minutes’ drive from the Santa Barbara Airport (SBA) and the Santa Barbara Amtrak Station. Visit the hotel website, for more detailed directions and travel information.
Obtain a Travel Visa for a Conference Held in the United States
Visa Application Process
Meeting attendees from countries that require a visa to enter the United States are reminded that the process of obtaining a visa takes a minimum of three months. You are strongly encouraged to plan ahead and begin the application process early. The U.S. State Department website includes visa information concerning temporary visitors to the United States that may be helpful to you.
Please note that the Department of Homeland Security is implementing the Electronic System for Travel Authorization, which is expected to be mandatory for Visa Waiver Program travelers. Complete information is available on the Visa Waiver Program page of the U.S. State Department website.
Generate a Visa Letter
To generate an official visa invitation letter for this congress, please select an option below based upon your attendee status. To personalize the letter, follow the instructions and type in the information in the appropriate places. Then, print the letter and submit it along with other required documentation to the appropriate Consulate/Embassy. Please note that this letter does not guarantee you will be granted a visa. If you need additional assistance, e-mail Diana Grady, or call at 1–724–776–9000, ext. 256.