Letters of Invitation

For many people, letters of invitation help smooth the visa process and/or support their requests to receive funding to attend professional development. Letters will be issued to those meeting any ONE of the following criteria:

  1. You have been a member of AEA prior to 12/31/2022
  2. You are scheduled to present at Evaluation 2023
  3. You have completed and paid for Evaluation 2023
  4. You can provide evidence of your work or study in the field of evaluation

Request a Letter of Invitation

We will be collecting inquiries immediately. Please complete the form here with the following information:  

  • An indication of which of the four criteria above you meet, including documentation of your work or study in the field of evaluation if you meet only criteria #4
  • The full address that should appear on the letter
  • The name and title of the person to whom the letter should be addressed
  • Any other information that you believe is needed in order to process your request for a letter or to develop the letter of invitation.

Please note that all letters of invitation will be transmitted via email only at this time. Letters of invitation are sent within three working days of receipt of all requested information. If you have questions about obtaining a letter of invitation, please direct them to the AEA office via email at or via phone at 1-202-367-1166.