US Government Links

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Follow these links to read about travel tips and current requirements as set forth by the U.S. Transportation Security Administration; information on countries, passports, and visas provided by the U.S. State Department; and any recommended vaccinations for your trip from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

US State Department’s Web Site – Travel Advisories, public announcements, and travel warnings. This site includes passport information, embassy information, FAQ’S, and other information for US Citizens traveling abroad.

Passport Information – Go here for passport services and information.

Travel Registration – The U.S. Government offers a free travel registration service to its citizens traveling or living abroad. In the event that you were to need assistance while in a foreign country, registration facilitates U.S. embassies and consulates worldwide in providing you with information and support.

3-1-1 for Carry-Ons – Keep up to date with TSA’s carry-on regulations regarding liquids and gels.

Center For Disease Control – They offer extremely good health information regarding specific areas of the world.

The CBP, or U.S. Customs and Borders Control РThe CBP is one of the Department of Homeland Security’s largest and most complex components, with a priority mission of keeping terrorists and their weapons out of the U.S. It also has a responsibility for securing and facilitating trade and travel while enforcing hundreds of U.S. regulations, including immigration and drug laws. On a typical day, CBP welcomes more than 1.1 million international travelers into the United States at land, air and sea ports. CBP officers use the latest technologies and procedures to assure that travelers from throughout the world are processed rapidly while assuring that individuals who have ties to terrorism or a criminal background are barred from entry.