Visa Information

If you hold a passport from the United States, please visit the website of 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

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.

Please click here for information on Health and Travelers Insurance.

We would like to remind New School students that the School’s Insurance (Aetna) covers international travel to all 2017 IFP sites with the exception of Cuba. Individuals participating in the Cuba IFP will have to make the necessary health insurance accommodations with their FCC.

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.