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INTERNATIONAL STUDENT CENTER - STUDY ABROAD

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT CENTER - STUDY ABROAD

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Passports and Visas

Identity documentation

You must obtain and carry with you appropriate documentation when traveling outside your home country. Adult passengers 18 and over must show valid identification at the airport checkpoint in order to travel.

All students must hold a valid passport and, in most cases, must also possess a current visa in order to study abroad.

Learn about:

  • Image: 2 U.S. passportsPassports
    A passport is an official document issued by a government, certifying the holder's identity and citizenship and entitling them to travel under its protection to and from foreign countries.

  • Visas
    Image: Student visa exampleA visa is an official document that allows each traveler to legally enter and stay in a foreign country for given period of time. 


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