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Passport and Visa



A passport is a travel document that certifies the identity and nationality of its holder for the purpose of international travel. Every student leaving the United States for their education abroad program is required to have a passport before leaving the U.S. Processing passport applications takes time and are taking an average of 8 weeks to complete. Click here to learn more about the process of applying. 


A visa is an endorsement on a passport indicating that the holder is allowed to enter or stay for a specified period of time in a country. Certain countries will require students to have a visa before entering the country for their education abroad program. Click here to learn country-specific information.