International Serious and Organised Crime Conference 2013

Information for international delegates

Do I require a visa?

Under Australia's universal visa system, all visitors to Australia must have a valid visa to travel to and enter Australia.

Note: New Zealand passport holders will normally be granted a Special Category visa on arrival, provided they meet health and character requirements; and permanent residents of Norfolk Island who may be granted a Permanent Resident of Norfolk Island visa on arrival).  For more information, see the fact sheet.

How do I apply for a visa to attend the conference?

For the best possible chance of obtaining a visa to travel to Australia to attend an event, you should:

This event has been registered with the International Event Coordinator Network (IECN) of the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC). The information provided is to assist you in obtaining a Visa so you can attend the conference. IECN assistance will NOT guarantee a visa grant. Visa applicants must demonstrate that they meet all the legislative requirements for an Australian visa.

For more information on visiting Australia, please refer to the DIAC website

Letter of invitation/Confirmation of registration

The Australian Institute of Criminology will provide letters of invitation for invited speakers only. A letter confirming the acceptance of your abstract can be provided on request, after you have registered and paid for the conference.

A formal confirmation of registration can be provided on request to Full name as it appears on passport, passport number and date of birth will need to be provided. Confirmation of registration will only be provided on completion of registration.