Visa Support Letter Information

AORTIC 2013 will take place in South Africa and international delegates should be particularly aware of and careful about visa requirements. Please plan your travel well in advance and allow plenty of time to apply for a visa.

The AORTIC 2013 Conference Secretariat cannot issue formal invitation letters or actual visas to attend the conference, but can issue a Visa Support Letter to assist with your visa application.

Please send your request to You must include:

  • Your name as it appears on your passport
  • Your current postal mailing address
  • Your registration confirmation number
  • If you are an author of an accepted abstract (oral or poster), provide the title

Please note that Visa Support Letters will only be issued upon confirmation of registration and after full payment for registration fees and accommodation has been received. Visa Support Letters are only issued via email in PDF format and will be sent within approximately one week after your information is received by the Conference Secretariat.

Key Dates

Abstract submission deadline:
Bursary application deadline:
AORTIC 2013 Pre Conference Workshops:
Wednesday 20 – Thursday 21 November 2013
AORTIC 2013:
Thursday 21 - Sunday 24 November 2013