Travel Visa

Do not delay in making VISA arrangements for entry into China if needed. Such arrangements are the responsibility of attendees and other participants and may take up to a few months.


Do I Need To Obtain a Visa

Complete information on whether or not you will need a Visa to enter China and if so, how to apply for a VISA can be found on the below website:

Conference Invitation Letter

If needed, please download the invitation letter to apply for Visa to attend NER’17.

U.S. Point of Contact Information (for visa application purposes):

IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference Secretariat,

445 Hoes Lane,


New Jersey 08854-1331,


Tel: +1-732-562-2673


*If you are an author and if your paper is accepted to the conference, then you will have access through Papercept for a more personalized invitation letter once your paper has been accepted by the conference.


Important Notice for Visa ( April 1st, 2017 )

By the request of many authors, we are now providing the visa support letter from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, our local host institution. For those who need a visa to attend the conference, please send the following information to the conference Chair Dr. Shanbao Tong (

Location of the Embassy or Consulate General of China: ****

Name on the passport: ****       

Date of birth: ****

Gender: ***

Nationality: ****

Passport number: ***

Company and Job Title: ****

Date of arrival & departure: May 24-28, 2017


Note: 1. We will send you a support letter with stamp mark required for visa application. Please take this letter and the invitation you downloaded from Papercept system to the visa officer.

2. You may also try to apply for a tourist visa instead of business visa if you don’t have this supporting letter.