Travel Information

Travel Outside the U.S.

You will find information below regarding traveling and reentering the U.S. and information about applying for a visa after it has expired. Click on the topic below that applies to you to expand the detailed travel information.

Remember, it is the discretion of the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officer to determine your eligibility for reentry to the U.S.

Every time you travel, you should check your new I-94 Arrival/Departure Record for visa category, expiration date, etc. for accuracy. Make sure you print out or save your new I-94 Arrival/Travel Departure Record for your records, as the I-94 system only keeps track of 5 years of travel. You may need this information when obtaining future immigration benefits.

Travel Resources

Below are links you will find useful regarding traveling:

Travel Advisory

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, ISSS does not recommend traveling internationally. Please keep in mind that travel restrictions can occur at any time and you may not be able to return to the U.S. as planned. Students who travel during this time do so at their own risk. We would suggest reaching out to the nearest consulate or embassy for guidance to advise regarding your travel plans. Additionally, re-entry to the US will be at the discretion of the CBP officer. Due to the evolving situation with COVID-19, we would also recommend that you contact your airline regarding travel advisories/restrictions, in addition to keeping up to date with the most recent information posted on the Travel.State.Gov website. All foreign adult travelers to the U.S. are required to show proof of full vaccination and a negative result to a COVID-19 test. For detailed information, please review

Travel Information as Per Your Category

Special Considerations and FAQs

Travelling and Visa Renewals

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