International Attendee Invitation Request

Letter of Invitation Request Form

  • Letters of Invitation will be processed in 2-3 business days after the request is received. Letters will be mailed via United States Postal Service (USPS) to the applicant's mailing address. A copy of the letter will be sent to the email address provided. WE WILL NOT MAIL LETTERS OF INVITATION TO AN EMBASSY. If the requestor would like to pay for the invitation letter to be sent via international UPS delivery, you must have your own established UPS account number for this service. Returned postal mail will not be forwarded and the requestor will not be contacted for an alternate address.Should this be the desired method of delivery, please provide the UPS account number with the email above with a statement that the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center (MCCNO) is authorized to utilize this account number solely for the purposes of delivering the IDCE Letter of Invitation to the addressee as requested. If the account number is not valid, or not accepted by UPS, the letter will then be sent via USPS. The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, as well as any other organization associated with the International Distaster Conference and Expo has NO INFLUENCE over the issuance of a visa. It is recommended that visa applications are made at least three months prior to the event. A list of consular offices is available online at http://www.usembassy.gov and information regarding the process of applying for a visa can be obtained from the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs at http://www.travel.state.gov/content/travel/english.html
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