Visa & Health Information

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Visa & Health Information2018-09-10T11:48:23+00:00

Visa Information

If you hold a passport from the United States, please visit the website of the Department of State in order to learn about your visa requirement.

If you hold any other passport, please check in with your IFP country’s visa requirements.


Health Information

If you are a New School student, visit Student Health Services and read about Health Information in order to get your vaccinations and prepare for the trip in time.

Below are the suggested vaccines for the 2017 IFP sites. Please note that some vaccines are only necessary for those traveling in rural areas, if you are unsure about your travel plans, we recommend that you get them all.

  • The Balkans: Tetanus, Diptheria, and Hepatitis Series. It is also recommended that you received vaccines against Malaria, Rabies, and Typhoid.
  • Brazil: Yellow Fever, Diptheria, Hepatitis Series, Typhoid, Rabies, and Anti-Malaria.
  • Cuba: Hepatitis Series and Tetanus. It is also recommended that you received vaccines against Typhoid, Malaria, and Rabies.
  • South Africa: Diptera, Hepatitis Series, and Tetanus. It is also recommended that you received vaccines against Typhoid, Malaria, and Rabies.

We recommend¬†that you create a Medical Kit for your travels, which includes Aspirin, Ibuprofen, Antihistamines,¬†and over-the-counter antidiarrheal medication. If you need to take prescription drugs to your IFP, please check in with your health provider and with your country’s policies on international medication.