Stone ruin in Turkey

Visa requirements are your responsibility.

As the relationships between countries change, the laws governing travel between countries change also.  It is 100% your responsibility to research the visa requirements for your stay abroad.

Some questions you will want to consider: 

  • What passport do I hold and what relationship does my country have with the country I wish to visit? 
  • Do I need a work visa?  
  • Perhaps if you are volunteering, or not being paid, you may not require a work visa. 
  • Should I enter the destination country as a student or a tourist or a "worker"? 

The answers to these questions and the guidelines of how to obtain a visa, should you need one, can be found at: consulfrance-chicago.org. Warning: the process can be slow and frustrating, so BEGIN EARLY - it always takes longer than you think it will.


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