Check if you need a visa for the United Kingdom through this Government Link
Visitors can apply for a visiting visa no more than three months before their intended date of travel. It normally takes around three to four weeks to obtain a visa.
Letter of Invitation
Participants requiring a letter of invitation in order to attend the conference are asked to email SED.Conference2017@ed.ac.uk. Please note that this procedure aims to assist those who need to obtain a visa or an entry-permit to attend the conference.