Visa Information

Depending on your nationality, you may need a visa in order to enter New Zealand. Please visit the New Zealand Immigration website for visa information.

Invitation letter

If you need an invitation letter to obtain a visa to attend ACIS, the conference organizers will be happy to provide one. However, given the requirements of the New Zealand Immigration service, please follow the procedure below:

  1. Please pay the conference registration fee (Only those who have registered are entitled to receive an invitation letter).
  2. Next create an email request for an invitation letter; please be certain to include the following information in your request
  3. a. First Name
    b. Last Name
    c. Affiliation (place of work)
    d. Passport Number
    e. Country Issued your passport
  4. Then email your request for an invitation letter, together with your confirmation of conference registration fee from the ACIS office, to the following person: Lech J. Janczewski, Organizing Chair, ACIS 2014 (

The invitation will then be sent to your email address as the PDF document. You may request a hard copy if needed. In such a case advise us of your mailing address.

Tour Information for Auckland

Auckland is New Zealand’s largest urban area with a population of just over a million people. Known as the City of Sails, Auckland consistently ranks among the top 10 most livable cities in the world. With lovely beaches, picturesque islands, it is a paradise for water lovers to go diving, fishing, sailing, and windsurfing. It also offers fine dining and great variety of wine to taste.

For ideas of places to go and things to do in and around Auckland, you may find these websites useful: