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Visa Information

A valid passport (or identity card for European Community nationals) is required. Visas are not necessary for citizens of EU countries, the U.S.A., Canada and many other countries. American Citizens do not need a visa when they travel to Portugal for business or for personal travel. The stay in the Schengen area should not exceed 90 days in a 6 month period. Please note that the American visitor will need to present a valid American passport (valid three months beyond the intended stay), proof of sufficient funds and a return airline ticket.
Please contact your local Portuguese Embassy, consulate or your Travel Agency for further information.

Invitation Letters for Visa Application

IROS2012 provides official letters of invitation to persons who have fully registered for the conference and for which payment has been received, please send an e-mail to Note that per IEEE Policy, only registered, paid persons may receive an invitation letter to the conference. This letter does not guarantee that you will receive a visa. It is recommended that you start this process as soon as possible!

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