Visa Information

Visa Overview

To determine if you will need to apply for a visa, please click here.

Obtaining a visa may require a visit to a consulate or embassy, payment of a fee, and significant wait time. The information on this page is provided as a courtesy and is subject to change. Please contact your local U.K. consulate or embassy for up-to-date information.

Visa letters will only be issued to attendees who have paid their registration fee in full.

Invitation Letters

If you require a personal letter of invitation to attend the Conference, contact the conference manager by email at: ldonovan@conferencecatalysts.com. In your email, provide the following information:

  • Complete name
  • Mailing address
  • Accepted paper number (if applicable)
  • Accepted paper title (if applicable)
  • Any other details that your country of residence requires for your visa application

You must first register for the conference before an invitation letter is issued.  Once registered, please forward your registration confirmation email and paper title with a request for the invitation letter to Lauren Donovan at ldonovan@conferencecatalysts.com. The Conference cannot contact or intervene with any Embassy or Consulate office abroad on your behalf so please begin your visa application process as soon as you determine that you want to attend IEEE WCCI 2020. Please provide as much information as possible to avoid delays in receiving your letter.

Travel Information

Glasgow is located in West Central Scotland. It’s the largest city in Scotland and is extremely well served by transport links, including three international airports within 40 miles of the city centre and only an hour’s flight from London. Getting to Glasgow couldn’t be easier – the city is served by three international airports, it’s well connected by train from across the UK, it’s easily accessible by Scotland’s extensive road network and travelling by sea is made simple by the ferry connections.

Arriving by Air

Glasgow Airport is located just eight miles (13 kilometres) west of Glasgow City Centre and services over 130 direct flights from many UK and European cities, including Amsterdam, Berlin, Düsseldorf, Paris, London, Dublin, Belfast, Geneva and Reykjavik as well as Dubai with its connections onwards to Asia and Australasia; and major cities in The US and Canada.

Getting to the city centre from Glasgow Airport

These are some of the most common connections. More information can be found at Scotland’s public transport information website: Traveline Scotland

  • Airport buses run from the airport to Glasgow city centre up to every 10 minutes, 24 hours a day, and take approximately 25 minutes.
  • Glasgow Taxis on arrival at the airport – bookings can be made by calling +44 (0) 141 429 7070.
  • Glasgow Airport Taxis are located immediately outside the terminal building or can also be booked by calling +44 (0) 141 889 1813.

Arriving by Train

Glasgow Central Station links Glasgow by rail to all UK cities south of Glasgow. Glasgow Queen Street Station operates routes mainly to Central and Northern Scotland.

The main UK train companies operating in Scotland are:

There are more than 20 direct trains per day from London

Direct trains from Edinburgh every 15 mins on weekdays.

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