PMAPS 2016
2016 International Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems
Oct. 16-20, 2016    Beijing, China
Visa & Invitation letter

Passport & Visa

Passports, valid for at least 6 months from the entry into China, and entry visas are required to visit China. Participants are advised to consult the nearest Chinese diplomatic mission for details. A single entry visa is valid for three months, and can be extended for an additional month at the Foreigners Section of the Local Public Security Bureau if necessary.

For visa categories and documents required, please visit website:

Once in China, the participants are advised to carry their passports on them at all times because the passports may be needed to check into hotels, book airline tickets, and change money. Participants from Japan, Singapore within 15 days do not need to apply visa to entry China.

How to Apply for an Invitation Letter for Visa:

To apply for visas, participants should first complete the On-line Registration. After they successfully registered, they should fill out the form of Invitation letter for Visa in the Registration page. The appropriate registration fee should be paid in advance. After the payment, the Conference Secretariat will send a formal visa invitation letter via e-mail within 15 business days due to the official issuing process of Chinese government. With the invitation, participants can apply for a visa at the Chinese diplomatic mission.

It may need a relatively long time for obtaining a visa at Chinese consulates. Participants are encouraged to register the PMAPS 2016 and obtain the invitation letter as early as possible, preferably before August 2016.

Alternatively, participants may ask their travel agents to arrange their travel to China and obtain a tourist visa irrespective of whether or not they have registered with the Conference Secretariat.If participants have any difficulties in obtaining their visa, they should contact the Conference Secretariat.

*If you have questions about invitation letter for visa, please contact:

Mr. Liu
Tsinghua University

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