DSLDI 2017
Sun 22 Oct 2017 Vancouver, Canada
co-located with SPLASH 2017

Arriving in Canada

Since November 2016, an ETA (Electronic Travel Authorisation) has been compulsory for travelling to Canada as a foreign visitor for whom a visa is not necessary. This requirement is not applicable to Americans and visitors who are in possession of a valid visa.

Consult the following pages from the Canadian government about visas and ETA:

Getting a Visa Support Letter

The ACM does not issue formal invitation letters for visas to attend SPLASH. We can however issue a visa support letter. For visa support letters, please send all requests to the Office of SIG Services via e-mail to supportletters@acm.org with the following information:

Your name as it appears on your passport

  1. Current postal mailing address
  2. The name of the conference you wish to attend (SPLASH)
  3. Your Registration Confirmation Number
  4. If you have a paper accepted, provide title and indicate if you are ‘sole’ or ‘co-’ author
  5. Visa support letters are issued via e-mail and the original is mailed to your postal address.

See the ACM Visa Support Letters page for updates to this policy.