Convention 2018 Entering the US

If you'll be coming from outside the United States, remember that Customs and Immigration processes at U.S. ports of entry have become increasingly strict; please make sure you understand what paperwork is necessary for travel from your country to the U.S.

See these official US State Department web pages:

These third-party sites offer useful overviews:

If you are traveling from a country not participating in the Visa Waiver Program, then you will need a visa - and need to allow for sufficient time prior to your departure for visa processing - plan ahead! Some countries require an invitation letter in order to obtain a visa. If you need one, contact convention-info [at] origamiusa.org and we will provide you with an invitation to attend the convention.