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Passports and Visas



All abroad programs require a valid passport, which students obtain independently. CLICK HERE and HERE for passport application information.

Some study abroad programs require visas, while others do not. CLICK HERE to find Visa and Entry Requirements.

The Office of Global and Off-Campus Initiatives applies for visas only for those students going to the Guilford programs in Ghana and South West China. Students must still complete paperwork and provide the required documents for these visa applications. All other students are required to complete the actual application on their own.

Students attending abroad spring programs should be particularly vigilant as it can take 30-45 days to process applications. In some cases, paying extra for an expedited visa will be necessary if a student delays too long.

Students planning on staying in their host country longer than 90 days must check visa and entry requirements as one is often required, especially in Europe.