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Travel Questions and Security

Travel security guidelines change frequently. Please use these links to official government web pages for the latest information for a safe trip and tips on getting through airport security more conveniently.

U.S. State Department: Click the title link for information about U.S. passports and visas.

U.S. Department of Homeland Security: Click the title link to obtain information about Trusted Traveler Program for frequest travelers that allows for faster airport security screenings.

Transportation Security Administration: Click the title link to obtain the latest information about requirements at TSA airport security check points.

State Department List of Countries with a Travel Warning: Travel Warnings are issued when the State Department recommends that Americans avoid a certain country. Before traveling to any country that has a travel warning you should have approval from the International Vice President's office.

State Department Consular Information Sheets: The State Department issues Consular Information Sheets for every country of the word with information on such matters as health conditions, crime, unusual currency or entry requirements, any areas on instability, and the location of the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate in the country.

Scams & Cons--Crimes of Persuasion: This document prepared by the LDS Church Security Department describes scams and cons to be aware of while traveling throughout the world.

Last updated: 1/27/2015