FAQ’s- Visitors Information

FAQ’s- Visitors Information

Do I need a Visa to come to India?

All foreign nationals entering India are required to possess a valid international travel document in the form of a national passport valid for 6 months from the date of arrival in India. Visa regulations for India vary according to the country of origin. For more details, please visit our Entering India – Visa Information page.

Do you provide invitation or visa letters?

Yes. We do provide invitation letters that participants may use when applying for the visitor visa to India. This letter is not a commitment on the part of the organizers to provide any financial support. Please note that embassies will check with the Congress Organizers that participants are registered for the Congress, for which an affirmative answer will only be granted if the participants have paid their registration fee in full. The organizers will not be able to contact or intervene with any Embassy or Consulate office on behalf of a delegate.

How can I get an Official Letter of Invitation for attending the World Congress of Cosmetic Dermatology?

The Congress Organizers will be pleased to send a formal letter of invitation to registered delegates requesting an invitation letter for visa purposes. It is understood that such an invitation is intended to help potential delegates to raise funds or to obtain a visa. This does not imply a commitment from the Congress to provide any financial support.

The letters will be sent by e-mail. In case a postal mail is needed, the delegate shall order a courier at his / her own expense.

Please email organizer@wcocdbengaluru.com for your official letter of invitation.

What is the official language of the Congress?

The official language of the World Congress of Cosmetic Dermatology 2017 is English.

Do I need to purchase insurance?

The Congress fee does not include insurance. All participants are advised to arrange their own travel and health insurance, which must be purchased in your country of origin. The organizers will not be responsible for loss of or damage to personal belongings.

What is the climate in Bangalore like?

Bangalore has a pleasant climate throughout the year. It is called the air conditioned city of India because of the salubrious weather year round; the city has a high tree density and over 100 lakes, with many social forests which act as city’s lungs to keep it cool. The average temperature in Bangalore in May is around 27.4 °C (81.32 °F).  Overnight temperatures are generally conformable with an average low of 21.4 °C (70.5 °F). Light rains are expected in the month of May.

What is the official currency?

The Indian currency is the Indian Rupee (INR / Rs.).

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