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Before You Go

Getting a Passport

Traveling abroad requires a passport, and the best to place to get started in making this happen is through the State Department’s website. To learn more about getting a passport, click here.

Getting a Visa

Going to a foreign country might require a VISA, and all non-US citizens must have a visa in order to enter the country. Learn more by clicking here.

Travel Insurance

Gallagher Charitable International Insurance Services has been solely involved in providing all lines of insurance services for Missionaries residing, traveling, and/or working outside of the U.S.A. and Canada. Learn more about what insurance you might need while traveling abroad by clicking here.

Smart Traveler Enrollment Program

The Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) is a free service to allow U.S. citizens and nationals traveling abroad to enroll their trip with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate. Find more information by clicking here.

Vaccinations and Health

More than 900 million international journeys are undertaken every year, and global travel on this scale exposes people to a range of health risks. Click here to learn what vaccinations and other steps should be taken prior to international travel.