International Travel Updates

Prior to travelling to the U.S., please be sure to carefully review the CDC's International Travel webpage for the most up-to-date COVID-19 vaccination and testing requirements for entry to the U.S. Please note, the COVID-19 pandemic is an evolving situation and as such, these requirements are subject to change.

Requesting a Travel Signature

To request a travel signature, you must complete the appropriate e-form below:

F-1 students: I-20 Travel Signature Request e-form

J-1 students & scholars:DS-2019 Travel Signature Request e-form

Traveling Within U.S. Only

If you are traveling within the United States only, make sure to carry your original passport and visa document (i.e. Form I-20, Form DS-2019, Form I-797, Employment Authorization Card, etc.). If you are traveling far away from home or by bus, train, airplane. For local travel/close to home, simply carry PDF copies of above documentation on your cell phone.

Traveling Within U.S. Territories

Visiting Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands or the Northern Mariana Islands: no valid visa is needed. You will need to bring your Form I-20 and an unexpired Form I-94, passport and visa. For information pertaining to traveling outside of the U.S., please select the most appropriate category below.