Travel Registry, Exception & Resources

Helpful Resources

U.S. Immigration Services: The Office of Visa and Immigration Services (OVIS) at Dartmouth provides immigration services to international students, faculty, staff and visitors coming to Dartmouth.

Outbound Visa and Passport Services: Outbound visa and passport services are available to the Dartmouth community through Travisa, Dartmouth's third party provider. Travisa assists Dartmouth travelers in obtaining visas for travel to countries outside the U.S. at discounted fees.

For Dartmouth travelers located outside the U.S., Travisa offers services through Travisa Worldwide. A list of office locations can be found at: In order to access services in a country outside the U.S., the applicant must be a citizen of that country or have resident or student visa status in that country.

Emergency Services & SOS: Dartmouth faculty students, staff and alumni can access 24/7 emergency services while traveling outside the U.S. through International SOS (Dartmouth member number 11BSGC000018), the world's largest medical and security assistance company.

Travel Registry:  Please register your travel at least 30 days prior to your departure date.

Students, faculty, and staff who are up-to-date* with their COVID-19 vaccines may travel within the United States and to identified international destinations on Dartmouth-sponsored travel. Students, faculty, and staff who are not up-to-date* with their COVID-19 vaccines may travel within the United States on Dartmouth-sponsored travel. All those who choose to travel outside of New England (i.e. New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island) must register in the Travel Registry and travel must be in accordance with the gathering guidelines for travel. Those who wish to travel outside of the designated range may petition for a travel exception.

"Dartmouth Business" means travel that Dartmouth requires, supports, supervises, controls, or manages, which is financially supported by Dartmouth or through any Dartmouth account, and/or is expected to result in the granting of academic credit from Dartmouth. Note that travel supported by external grants (e.g., from federal agencies or private foundations) made to Dartmouth is included in the definition of Dartmouth Business.

*Individuals are up to date after receiving all recommended doses in their primary series of COVID-19 vaccine, and one booster dose once they are eligible. Accepted COVID-19 vaccines are those that received full approval or emergency use authorization by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration or those that received or are undergoing assessment for emergency use listing(PDF) by the World Health Organization.

Travel Exception: A Travel Exception from the Office of the Provost is required for any Dartmouth-affiliated or sponsored travel to regions rated as high or extreme risk. All travel registration and/or travel exception requirements must be followed. 

NOTE: Anyone who is planning travel to Cuba must contact Tina Feeney or Dave Foster in Risk and Internal Controls Services at 646-2442.

Travel Tech Tips: Office of Information Technology Services offers advice for safeguarding your technology when traveling.

Helpful Videos: The Dickey Center offers a video series for students embarking on travel for study abroad, internships, or research.