• The Academy welcomes members of the international community to our annual meeting.

    U.S. Travel Restrictions

    Travel restrictions for international travelers continue to evolve. Find helpful information from the following sources:


    To travel to the United States, check your travel documents and passports to ensure that they are up-to-date for AAO 2022 in Chicago.

    Plan ahead! Most international attendees will require a visitor visa to enter the United States. It may take three to four months to complete the process. Find the estimated wait time to receive an interview appointment at a U.S. Embassy or Consulate.