Athlete/National Federation Info

Visa Application Form


A citizen of a foreign country who seeks to enter the United States generally must first obtain a U.S. visa, which is placed in the traveler’s passport, a travel document issued by the traveler’s country of citizenship.

Certain international travelers may be eligible to travel to the United States without a visa if they meet the requirements for visa-free travel. The Visa section of this website is all about U.S. visas for foreign citizens to travel to the United States. More information at

In view of the Covid-19-situation, specific safety measures and additional restrictions are currently in place to enter the United States. You will find more detailed information at:

If you require an official invitation letter in support of your visa application, please submit a request by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Please include the following information for the invitation letter:

Name of participant
Passport number
Date of Birth
Title or Function (e.g. cyclist, mechanic, masseur...)

General Information

Health: In case of emergency, you can dial 911 for both medical or police care

Currency: USD ($)

Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST) = (CET +07:00)

Official languages: English

Average temperatures in January in Fayetteville: 9° Celsius max / -1° Celsius min  (48°  Fahrenheit max / 29°  Fahrenheit min)

Phone code: +1

Plug type: For USA there are two associated plug types, types A and B. Plug type A is the plug which has two flat parallel pins and plug type B is the plug which has two flat parallel pins and a grounding pin.

Voltage: USA operates on a 120V supply voltage and 60Hz