We look forward to welcoming you to the United States and to Gear Expo.
To make your trip go as smoothly as possible, please take some time to review this information regarding visas, transportation, insurance, embassies, and more. If you need assistance, please contact our customer service representative:
800-687-7469 ext. 227
Visa Information: Important Information on Traveling to the United States
We want to make sure that the registration and visa application process will not slow you down. Before you do anything, make sure you secure your visa! Read more about Visas and traveling to the United States.
Medical care in the United States can be very expensive. All visitors should carry adequate health insurance valid for the duration of their stay in the United States.
Driving in the United States
Visitors who wish to rent cars must have a major credit card and a valid driver’s license from their own country. In some cases, an international driver’s license may be required. Contact the car rental company directly for specific information.
Required Change of Address Notice
Visitors staying in the United States longer than six months must notify the United States government of any change in their residential address within 10 days or face serious consequences. Address notification should be made directly to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), using their required form.
Registration in the United States
Federal law requires that all non-U.S. citizens carry evidence of their lawful status with them at all times. This is especially important for all travel, international or domestic. It is advisable to keep copies of all pages of the passport, Visa, I–94 Arrival-Departure card and supporting documents, such as DS-2019 forms, in a safe place in case of loss of the original documents.