Official Resources for Travelers

Passport and Visa Services

  1. International Air Transport Association (IATA)

    • IATA Travel Centre
    • Provides information on passport, visa, health requirements, as well as customs, currency, and airport regulations.
  2. U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs

    • Travel.State.Gov
    • Offers information on U.S. passport applications, visa services, and travel advisories for U.S. citizens traveling abroad.
  3. VisaHQ

    • VisaHQ
    • Offers services related to visa applications and passport services for multiple countries.

Health and Safety Information

  1. World Health Organization (WHO)

  2. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

    • CDC Travelers’ Health
    • Provides health advisories, vaccine recommendations, and disease outbreak alerts for international travelers.
  3. National Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC)

    • TravelHealthPro
    • Provides health information for UK residents traveling abroad.
  4. International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)

    • IFRC
    • Offers global disaster and crisis response information, which can be vital for travelers in affected areas.
  5. International Association for Medical Assistance to Travellers (IAMAT)

    • IAMAT
    • Offers global health advice for travelers, including information about diseases and vaccinations.
  6. World Health Organization (WHO) – Travel and Health

    • WHO Travel Health
    • Provides health-related advice for international travel, including vaccination requirements and health risks.

Security and Travel Regulations

  1. Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

    • TSA
    • Provides security protocols and guidelines for travelers flying within or to/from the U.S. Includes a detailed list of items that can and can’t be brought onto airplanes.
  2. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)

    • CBP
    • Manages and controls the movement of goods, animals, and people into and out of the U.S.
  3. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) – Mobile Passport Control

  4. Global Entry

    • Global Entry Program
    • Allows expedited clearance for pre-approved, low-risk travelers upon arrival in the United States.
  5. Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)

    • STEP Program
    • A free service that allows U.S. citizens traveling abroad to enroll their trip with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate.
  6. TSA PreCheck

    • TSA PreCheck Program
    • Allows travelers deemed low-risk to pass through an expedited security screening at certain U.S. airports.
  7. CLEAR

    • CLEAR Program
    • Uses biometrics for expedited security clearance at airports and other venues.