Applying for a visa

Visa Requirements

Our 2024 Annual Scientific Meeting will be in Sheffield in the United Kingdom. Please allow sufficient time for your visa to be processed.

Full information is on the UK Government website:


Letters of invitation

To be eligible for a letter of invitation you need to:

  • be a BAPS member and have registered to attend Congress OR
  • have an abstract accepted at Congress OR
  • be an invited Speaker or Scholar

If you are not a current member of BAPS, please also send a copy of your CV and if you are a trainee, you will need to provide a supporting letter from your supervising Paediatric Surgery Consultant.
Please send the required information to [email protected].

Please include your full job title and work address when requesting the letter.


At present there are no travel restrictions.

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