The United States Government requires residents of some countries to obtain a Visa before entering the U.S. Recent changes to the Visa application process have increased the length of time required to receive your Visa. The information below provides important facts, hints and details that help to make the entire process easier for you and your business.
NATIONAL HARDWARE SHOW WELCOMES OUR INTERNATIONAL GUESTS!
Attendees with Children
No one under 18 years of age will be permitted at the National Hardware Show at anytime regardless of affiliation or circumstances. This rule applies to exhibitors as well as attendees. Your visa invitation letter only applies to you, no exceptions. Please note: Waivers will not be issued.
Visa Application Process
Recent changes to the Visa policy and procedures are expected to increase the amount of time it takes to obtain a Visa. It is extremely important to apply for your Visa early. We recommend that you start the Visa application process as soon as possible. See the Department of State provides the approximate wait times.
International travel arrangements can be made smoothly through our online Travel Desk. Attendees from around the globe can make reservations locally in their home country or region through a local travel agency via the National Hardware Show Travel Desk.