third international symposium on recurrence plots Complex Systems Laboratory, University of Montreal
August 26-28, 2009  

Visa and Immigration Information

All participants should consult the Canadian Citizenship and Immigration website for visa and other travel requirements ( Participants and accompanying persons coming from countries for which a visa is required should complete and send the form below to Lael Parrott via email (one form per person please). Lael will send a letter of invitation to you by regular mail as soon as possible.

The letter of invitation does not guarantee acceptance of your visa application. The official Canadian visa website ( notes that participants and accompanying persons visiting Canada, must:

  • have a valid travel document, such as a passport;
  • be in good health;
  • convince an immigration officer that they have ties, such as a job, home and family, that will take them back to their country of origin;
  • convince an immigration officer that they will leave Canada at the end of their visit;
  • have enough money for their stay;
  • have a Temporary Resident Visa, depending on citizenship.

Visa Application Form