Visa & Passport Information
All annual meeting participants who are not from visa-exempt countries will need a temporary resident visa to enter Canada.
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VISA IS REQUIRED
Getting to Vancouver
- By Air: Vancouver International Airport (YVR) — Breeze Through!
- By Car from the U.S.: Vancouver is located just 30 km north of the Canada/U.S. border. From Seattle, take Interstate 5 (I-5), which becomes Hwy 99 (the “Sea-to-Sky Highway”) across the Canada/U.S. border. Approx. driving time: 3 hours (distance: 235 km/145 mi).
- By Rail: Amtrak, Via Rail Canada and the Rocky Mountaineer offer rail service to and from downtown Vancouver’s Pacific Central Station. Approx. travel time from Seattle: 4 hours.
From the Airport (YVR)
Transportation Options in Vancouver