ACS has members worldwide, many of whom travel to and from the United States for work, collaboration, and meetings. International Activities has compiled the following information on how to obtain a U.S. visa, the visa waiver program available for travelers from select countries, what to do if you encounter visa problems, and general information to help you prepare for your travels.
ACS has members worldwide, many of whom travel to the United States for work, collaboration, and meetings. International Activities has compiled several links to assist with obtaining a U.S. visa, the visa waiver program available for travelers from select countries, and what to do if you encounter visa problems.
ACS has registered its concerns regarding the increasing number of delays and denials of visas. Read the Visa Restrictions and Scientific Progress statement.
For additional information on understanding the U.S. Visa system, check out this article from C&EN by David T. Donahue of the U.S. Department of State.
Many ACS members travel abroad for work. ACS International Activities has gathered tips and links to help you plan your trip, find travel information, and do business in other countries.
- Register your travels with the U.S. Department of State Smart Travel Enrollment Program and make note of the Embassy's address in the country your're visiting.
- Carefully consider your medical needs and vaccination recommendations for each country.
- Notify your bank of your travels so your card isn't blocked.
- Understand your resources and do your research. For business-related assistance, we recommend contacting the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration.