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13th International Conference on Mobile Data Management. July 23-26, 2012, Bengaluru, India.

Visa Information

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Please Note:

  • The clearance from the Ministry of IT (Government of India) is available here
  • The clearance from the Ministry of Home Affairs (Government of India) is available here
  • The clearance from the Ministry of External Affairs (Government of India) is available here
  • All foreign delegates requiring a visa to India should carry a copy of the attached letters when they visit the Indian consulate/embassy in their respective countries.


All non-Indian-citizens are required to have an Indian visa to enter the country. Allow yourself sufficient time (say 2-3 weeks) to procure an appropriate visa from your nearest Indian consulate. There are several Indian consulates worldwide ( Indian consulates in the continental US ( are located in Washington D.C., New York, Chicago, Houston, and San Francisco. Please visit this site for more information including an online copy of the application form for Indian visa.


Visa Request Process for MDM 2012

Over the past several years the obtaining of a visa has become more complex requiring more attention, energy and time. Additionally, embassies have different requirements. Some may request:

a letter from MDM verifying intentions of conference participant

  1. confirmation that the paper was accepted
  2. a receipt that conference fees have been paid in full
  3. appearance or interview by conference participant

As a result of these requirements by some embassies, MDM encourages attendees to apply no later than 3 (three) months prior the conference.


Letters of "Invitation" will be issued to:

  1. keynote speakers, presenters, panelists
  2. any organizing committee member
  3. people professionally or personally known by a committee member
  4. conference participant who has paid their registration fee


To request a visa letter please provide the following information:

  1. conference/workshop title, date and location
  2. the amount of fees paid by the requestor
  3. your intention as either a participant, presenter, committee member, speaker, panelist, etc.

Forward your requests to Raj K Sharma, Finance Chair, MDM 2012 at

Important Dates (more...)
  • Abstract Submission: December 12, 2011, 23:59 PT
  • Paper Submission: December 12, 2011, 23:59 PT
  • Acceptance Noification: February 20, 2012
  • Camera-ready due: April 27, 2012
  • Conference: July 23 to July 26, 2012
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