Travel Guidance

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COVID-19

There have been many changes to international travel issues. The information listed on these pages outline normal documentation and operating requirements. However, to see details of current travel bans and other issues please go to our Current Travel Restrictions page. To monitor U.S. embassy closings or limited access please use the U.S. State Department website.

On August 25th the State Department announced that consulates can waive the interview requirement for those who have a visa that has been expired by 24 months or less. This provision is set to expire on 12/31/2020.

The information below is grouped according to travel related issues. You can also view visa specific travel information by going to the Immigration page and looking up travel information for F-1 students J-1 Exchange Visitors and H-1B employees.