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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.

State Department Travel Advisories: Click the title link for the latest travel advisories issued by the State Department for travel abroad.

U.S. Department of Homeland Security Travel & Transportation: Click the title link to read security guidelines for domestic travel and international travel. Includes what documentation you need for border crossings.

Transportation Security Administration: Click the title link to read guidelines on what to expect at the airport and how best to pack for your trip to minimize delays at security checkpoints.

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: 11/7/2008