Currently, there are still entry restrictions for foreigners to Chinese Taipei. The host is expecting the local government to further relax the travel ban and allow unrestricted international travel for fully vaccinated travellers in July. 

Registration payments for the 15th APVRS Congress will be accepted through our congress system starting in August, 2022. To avoid system traffic congestion, delegates are strongly encouraged to first register an account at the congress system. Stay tuned to the Congress website for the latest updates.

Full Access
Real-time face-to-face access to all scientific sessions
Real-time face-to-face access to all sponsored sessions 
Access to industry exhibition hall
Opportunity to join the Presidential Dinner and Gala Dinner
5 months on-demand access
Real-time Access to selected scientific sessions
Real-time virtual access to selected sponsored sessions
5 months on-demand access


Till Sept 23, 2022
Till Oct 21, 2022
Till Nov 20, 2022
Full Access Virtual Full Access Virtual Full Access Virtual
1 Ophthalmologists 470 330 525 365 575 400
2 Ophthalmologists (Local) 180 125 205 145 255 180
3 Ophthalmologists
(nations ranked 51 – 100*)
210 150 230 160 285 200
4 Ophthalmologists
(nations ranked 101 or below*)
155 110 185 130 235 165
5 Trainees 210 150 230 160 285 200
6 Trainees (Local) 145 100 166 115 203 140
7 Healthcare Professionals/Administrators 210 150 230 160 285 200
8 Healthcare Professionals/Administrators (Local) 145 100 166 115 203 140
9 Exhibitors^ / Visitors 130 90 162 110 216 150
10 Trade Delegates 300 210 350 245 400 280
11 Accompanying Persons N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
^: For Virtual and On-demand, exhibitors will have access to SPONSORED SESSIONS ONLY.
*Country ranking based on information provided by theInternational Monetary Fund (2021).

Early bird and advance discounted advance rates are only applicable to payments made on or before the deadlines specified.


Early Bird May 20 – September 23, 2022
Advance September 24 – October 21, 2022
Standard October 22 – November 20, 2022

Individual Registration

For the 15th APVRS Congress, registration payments will be accepted through our congress system starting in August, 2022. To avoid system traffic congestion, delegates are strongly encouraged to register as soon as possible.  

Cross-subspecialties sessions will be organized on Day 3 of the 15th APVRS Congress. There will be a 1-day Access Pass for local ophthalmologists of general ophthalmology to join the Day 3 program. More details will be available in September. 


Group Registration

For registrations of more than 5 delegates, please complete and return the group registration form to the APVRS secretariat at The deadline of group registration is October 28, 2022. 



Kindly note that payment process will start in August 2022. Delegates are strongly encouraged to first register an account at the congress system and later return for completing the whole process and payment. During the payment process, PayPal may need time to verify your transaction, which will take up to 2 hours. To enjoy the congress to the fullest, please reserve time accordingly. 

Please note that registration for the 15th APVRS Congress is facilitated by the APAO ID. You will have to register for an APAO IDand authorize the 15th APVRS Congress to access your profile and contact information in order to complete your registration. This way, you will not have to input your personal particulars every year when you register for the APVRS Annual Congress (or the APAO Annual Congress). Please note that signing up for an APAO ID is a prerequisite for registration. 

If you participated in previous APVRS Congress(es) and provided us with an accurate email address, an APAO ID has already been created for you. You only need to input the email address you used to register for our previous congresses and retrieve your password by clicking “Forgot Password.” You will be able to review your attendance record at the APVRS Annual Congress since APVRS 2012 with the APAO ID.

If you need an official invitation letter for visa application, please register and download the letter via the congress system


Online Payment Security and Data Privacy

All online transactions are processed by PayPal. The Organiser does not collect any credit card information submitted for online payment.

Personal information collected through the system will be used solely for the 15th APVRS Congress. No personal data will be disclosed to third parties by the Organiser.

The Registration and Abstract Submission System has 128-bit SSL encryption on all pages that handle sensitive information.


Cancellation Policy

To cancel your registration, a written request stating your full name and registered email address must be sent to the 15th APVRS Congress Secretariat by email at 

Cancellations received in writing to the Congress Secretariat by October 3, 2022, will be accepted and registration fees will be fully refunded. For written requests received by November 4, 2022, your registration fee will be refunded less an administrative fee of US$50 per person, per meeting. The refund, after deducting the administrative fee, will be processed after the Congress only.

No refunds will be given for cancellations made after November 3, 2022, or non-attendance at the Congress.

Delegates are responsible to make sure they meet the eligibility to enter Chinese Taipei. The Organizing Committee is not responsible for any travel disruptions or expenses incurred by delegates that includes, but not limited to failure to comply with the entry requirements and/or change of travel safety measures imposed by the host country or your home country.