May 17-20, 2010, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Invitation Letter & Visa Application
Invitation Letter
In order to obtain an invitation letter please follow the instructions below:
  1. Send an email with subject line "Invitation Letter for CCGrid 2010 Conference: Paper_ID" to Suraj Pandey : spandey @ Please include the following information in the email: Paper ID, Paper Title, Presenting Author's name, Affiliation, E-mail Address.
  2. After receiving the required information, requesting author will receive the official invitation letter by email in pdf format.
Visa Information
Please visit the Department of Immigration and Citizenship for details about visa requirements and application procedure. We do advise to prepare documents and apply early as it may take significant time for visa issuance depending on individual circumstances.
Please be advised that the committee will NOT act as a guarantor nor issue any documents to guarantee your identity.

Under Australia's universal visa system, all visitors to Australia must have a valid visa to travel to and enter Australia (other than New Zealand and Norfolk Island passport holders, who will normally be issued a visa on arrival in Australia unless there are character or health concerns).

There are many visa options available to people wishing to visit Australia. The appropriate visa option will depend, amongst other things, on the person's purpose for visiting Australia.

Visas for specific purposes (Guidance Only) Please see the pdf link below for guidance on the visa options that may be most suitable for you. NB: These are the visa options available presently but the Immigration Department reserves the right to change regulations. Business Visitor Visa Information as at July 09.pdf

For background information in relation to: visas for people to come to Australia for a business-related visit, please see:

Health and character requirements All visa applicants will be required to meet certain character and health requirements as part of their visa application process. These requirements exist to uphold the safety and security of the Australian community. The following documents provide further information on these requirements. Form 1163i.pdf