Letters of Invitation

Please allow 1-2 weeks for processing and review of your application. Once your information has been verified by GYC, a letter of invitation will be sent to your email address as a PDF document. If you do not receive a response after 2 weeks, please email visas@gycweb.org.
  • Accepted file types: doc, pdf.
    Before receiving personal invitations, prospective international attendees must also submit a letter of recommendation from their local pastor. The letter must

    1. have a date with the current year,
    2. indicate that the attendee is in good standing with the church,
    3. be printed on official Seventh-day Adventist church letterhead, and
    4. be signed by the pastor.

    The letter of recommendation may be submitted by uploading a PDF with your form submission. If you are unable to scan or fax the letter, please mail it to:

    Generation of Youth for Christ
    International Requests
    1968 S. Coast Hwy, #492
    Laguna Beach, CA 92651
  • Name of the local church of which you are a member.
  • Name of the conference which the local church is a part of.
  • Name of the union which the local church is a part of.
  • Name of the division which the local church is a part of.
  • Name of the organization that you will be representing, if any.
  • Dates that you intend to be in the United States specifically to attend this year's GYC convention (i.e., when you plan to arrive and leave the United States). You must be arriving to the US on or after 12/01/2017. Please enter MM/DD/YYYY.
  • You must be departing on or before 01/31/2018. Please enter MM/DD/YYYY.