There have been many changes to international travel issues. 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 03/31/2021.
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.
Leaving and Re-Entering the U.S.
Whether you are traveling to the U.S. for the first time or during your stay at Yale, review the information below carefully.
Traveling Within the U.S.
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) regulations requires you to have your valid passport with you at all times.
Your I-94 record (also known as the “Arrival/Departure Record”) is an extremely important immigration document. Please make sure you have a copy in print, on your phone or computer. Click here for more information.
Canada, Mexico, and Adjacent Islands
Traveling to, returning from, and visa information.
Applying for a New or Renewed Visa
Visa considerations while traveling.
Visa Delays and Denials
Types of delays and denials and what you should do.