Visa Information

Visa requirements are different according to each country. Visitors to Hong Kong must hold a passport that is valid for at least six months before the planned departure date to Hong Kong. Visitors from most countries are not required to obtain visas and can stay for periods varying from 7 days to 180 days, depending on nationality.

Please check the web site of the Hong Kong Immigration Department for specific visa requirements and the Chinese embassy or consulate to find out whether you need to apply for an entry visa to Hong Kong.

Invitation Letter for Visa Application

If you need an Invitation Letter to apply for a visa to attend the Conference, please send the following information to acml2015hk@gmail.com with subject: ACML2015: Invitation Letter for visa application:

  • Your name as it appears in your passport
  • Your position
  • Your affiliation/organization
  • Your registration email address
  • Registration ID (the invitation letter for visa application will only be issued to registered participant)

The letter will be sent to you by email in PDF format within 7 working days after receiving the request with sufficient information. If the printed copy is required, please specify your address to receive the letter. Please note that Letter of Invitation will only be sent to participants who have registered and paid for the Conference. If participants withdraw from the conference after the issue of Letter of Invitation, the respective consulate may be notified of the withdrawal accordingly.