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Visa Information

Nationals of most countries are not required to obtain visas and can stay for periods varying from seven days to 180 days, depending on nationality. For more information about Visa requirements, please refer to Visit Visa / Entry Permit Requirements on Immigration Department web site.

The Association for Computing Machinery does not issue formal invitation letters for visas. We can however issue a visa support letter. For visa support letters, please send all requests to Ms. Irene Frawley ( with the following information.

  1. Name and mailing address as it appears on your passport;
  2. The name of the conference you wish to attend;
  3. Registration confirmation number;
  4. If you are the author of any papers accepted for the conference, please provide the title; and
  5. Fax number (visa support letters are not issued via e-mail);

For participants from Mainland China, please contact Ms. Coco Wong (, if you need an invitation letter for visa application.

Reaching Hong Kong

Hong Kong International Airport (HKG): Located off Lantau Island. Getting to and from the Hong Kong International Airport is easy, convenient and relatively inexpensive. Transport to the airport can be found on the Airport web site.


Special room rates have been negotiated from the following hotels for stay during the MobiHoc 2008 conference dates.

Renaissance Kowloon Hotel, Hong Kong

Regal Kowloon Hotel

Royal Plaza Hotel

NTT International House

General Accommodation Information

Hong Kong has a wide variety of accommodation to suit every budget, from luxury six-star equivalent hotels to modest guesthouses. Please refer to the list of licensed hotels/guesthouses, clubs, and bedspace apartments when looking for accommodation. For your information, here are some hotels (in no particular order) in Yau Tsim Mong district and within walking distance from the conference venue.

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Last modified: August 14, 2013 (Wednesday)