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Spring Meetings
April 15 - 20, 2024

All Spring Meetings attendees must be accredited prior to badge issuance. Registrations are not transferrable and on-site accreditation is not guaranteed. All participants are recommended to submit their registration request as soon as possible. 

Delegate

Delegate registration is now open. 

Delegates are governmental officials of the member countries of the World Bank/IMF, who register through their respective Executive Director's office for the Meetings. 

If you have any questions about delegate registration, please forward your inquiry to delegateregistration@worldbank.org.

Observer

Observer registration is now open. Observers can apply online here.

Observers are the representatives of international, regional, and economic organizations that were pre-approved and invited by the World Bank Group and IMF. Please see the list of 2023 Annual Meetings Observer Organizations. Only staff from the organizations in the Observer Organization List should apply under the Observer category. If you have any questions about Observer registration, please forward your inquiry to ObserverRegistration@worldbank.org.

Guest

Guest registration is now closed.

Guests fall within the following categories: 

  • Private Sector: Representatives from financial institutions and banks, commercial enterprises, consulting, and contractor firms.

  • Academia: University professors, researchers, faculty members, and students who have research and educational interest in the operations and affairs of the World Bank/IMF. Documentation should be submitted with the application (an endorsement letter from the Head of Department or Vice Chancellor of the University) confirming status in the University and stating academic interest. 

IMF Guest or Bank Guest: 

  • Guests should not submit applications to both institutions as this will delay processsing of the application. Only one application per person will be considered. 

NOTE: Bank and Fund staff should not register under the Guest category. Staff registration inquiries should be directed to MeetingsHR@worldbank.org

If you have any questions about Guest registration, please forward your inquiries to GuestRegistration@worldbank.org.

CSO/Parliamentarian

CSO/Parliamentarian registration is now closed.

CSOs include non-governmental organizations, community groups, labor unions, indigenous people’s movements, faith-based organizations, professional associations, foundations, think tanks, charitable organizations, and other not-for-profit organizations. All other participants - such as representatives from the private sector, academia or governmental bodies - must apply for accreditation as a Guest or other relevant registration category.

For questions about CSO registration please email csoregistration@worldbank.org.

Parliamentarians include representatives of the people in a legislative body at the national, regional and local levels; representatives of Parliamentary Organizations; and parliamentary staff.

For questions about parliamentarian registration please contact parliamentarians@worldbank.org.

Press

Press registration requests can be submitted here

All working Press must have Annual Meetings credentials to attend the Meetings. To be accredited, you must present one of the following:

1.  Valid press credentials issued by national or local authorities;

OR

2.  Clear evidence that you are on assignment from a specific news organization or publication. This applies to all freelancers, including photographers. A valid assignment letter from that news organization, or publication, is required. Photographic agencies must provide clear evidence from a client news organization or publication.

If you have any questions about Press registration please forward your inquiries to meetingspress@imf.org.

Registration Desks

Badges will be issued from the I Building Registration Desk. Delegates should contact their Executive Director's office with questions about badge pickup. Registration will be open Sunday, April 14, 12:00 noon to 5:00 PM, and Monday, April 15 through Saturday, April 20, 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM (times subject to change). Badges will allow entry into the campus beginning on Monday, April 15. 

 

Visas

All participants should ensure that their passports are valid for at least six months from the date of entry and should consult with the US Department of State website for the latest visa and entry requirements. Each authorized registrant will receive a confirmation letter via email that can be used for visa application purposes.