a signed invitation letter from the London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games (LOCOG), confirming that it has invited you and you are eligible to apply;
a valid passport (which must be valid for at least the length of your stay in the UK) or travel document;
1 original passport-size colour photograph (45mm high x 35mm wide), taken within the past 6 months, which meets the requirements of our photograph guidance - you can download this guidance from the right side of this page;
the appropriate fee, which you can pay in local currency;
if you do not live in the country in which you are applying, evidence of your permission to be in that country - for example, a residence permit, visa, or green card;
if you will pay for your trip yourself, evidence (bank statements) of how you will do it; and
if your expenses will be paid for you while you are in the UK, written confirmation of who will fund you and how - for example, a letter from the relevant organisation confirming it will fund your stay in the UK.