Early Registration Period: June 1 to January 29, 2016  Closed
Late Registration Period: 10:00 (JST) March 22, 2016  Closed
On-site Registration Period: April 3 to April 7, 2016

Registration fee

Reference: 1.00 USD=Approx 120 JPY (As of June 1, 2015)

Category Early Registration
Jun. 1, 2015 to Jan. 29, 2016
Late Registration
Feb. 1 to Mar. 18, 2016
On-site Registration
Apr. 3 to 7, 2016
IFHGS Member Society Delegate1 JPY50,000 JPY60,000 JPY70,000
IFHGS Member Society Delegate1
JPY15,000 JPY20,000 JPY25,000
Non-member Delegate JPY80,000 JPY90,000 JPY100,000
Non-member Delegate
JPY20,000 JPY25,000 JPY30,000
Developing Country Delegate2 JPY20,000 JPY25,000 JPY30,000
Accompanying Person JPY15,000 JPY20,000 JPY25,000
Gala Dinner (capacity of 800)
April 6, 2016
JPY8,000 JPY8,000 JPY8,000
1.  IFHGS Member Society delegates are eligible for the discounted rate if they are members of any one of seven IFHGS Full Member Societies who are in good standing (meaning dues are currently paid). To save on registration fee, join one of the IFHGS Full Members Societies.
For members of JSHG, please select this category.(日本人類遺伝学会会員の方は、IFHGS Memberのカテゴリーをお選びください。)
2.  Click HERE for a list of eligible countries.
* Student/Trainee Delegates (members and non-members) may register at the discounted rates. Postdoctoral fellows and students working toward a degree in human genetics (or an allied field) qualify for the rate. Students/Trainees will be asked to submit an official letter with affiliation letter head signed by the head of their department to meet the criteria.
Students/Trainees who register onsite should bring the letter to certify current status.
The Registration fee includes:
  • Access to all scientific sessions
  • Access to Opening Ceremony, Get Together, and Closing Ceremony
  • Access to the Exhibit Hall displaying the latest products, publications, technology and services in genetics.
The Registration fee for Accompanying Person includes:
  • Eligible to participate in cultural experiences designed for accompanying persons. (Detail will be available soon.)
  • Access to Get Together
  • Access to the Exhibit Hall displaying the latest products, publications, technology and services in genetics.

Please note that those who registered as accompanying persons are NOT ALLOWED to attend any scientific sessions.

Method of Payment

Payment must be made in Japanese yen by credit card. American Express, Visa, MasterCard, Diners Club and JCB are accepted.


As soon as we confirm your application and payment, we will send you a confirmation by email bearing your registration number. Please print out and present the confirmation to the registration desk on site to receive the congress materials.
Badges must be worn at all times while in the Kyoto International Conference Center. If you forget to wear your badge, you will be asked to purchase a replacement badge.
Meeting registrations cannot be transferred to another person. If the registrant cannot attend the ICHG 2016 for any reason, his/her registration must be cancelled, and the replacement person must register for the meeting separately.


Customized letters of invitation can only be issued to confirmed registrants (those who have paid the meeting registration fees).
Those who need an invitation letter from the Organizing Committee of ICHG 2016 or those who need visa application supporting documents, please contact the congress secretariat at after your registration. When contacting the secretariat office, please let us know your registration number.
We urge you to please complete your registration by December 31, 2015, so that you would have ample time for applying for a visa.

Visa assistance deadline: January 29, 2016

Link to the website of Japan Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

A cancellation notification must be submitted in writing to the Congress Secretariat no later than January 29, 2016.
We charge 50% of the total amount paid for cancellation charge. After January 30, 2016, there will be NO REFUNDS.

Please send an email to the Congress Secretariat for any additional enquiries regarding registration process.

Registration Secretariat of the 13th International Congress of Human Genetics
c/o Congress Corporation,
Kohsai-kaikan Bldg.,