International Services for NIH Staff


  • Effective January 1, 2018: Additional security training requirements will apply to official travel to Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America
  • Planning a foreign trip? Don't wait for travel authorization approval to apply for an official passport and visa. Contact Fogarty for timing and requirements.

Related Information

Reviewed March 28, 2017

Passport and Visa Information for NIH Staff

Fogarty International Center (FIC) processes applications only for official and diplomatic passports and visas for NIH employees. > More

Notification of Foreign Travel for NIH Staff

Notification for Foreign Travel (NFT) is part of foreign travel authorization in the NIH CGE Travel System. This mandatory step in all foreign travel must be completed before the trip can be officially approved. > More

Training for Persons Traveling Abroad

Travel Planning Resources

Reviewed March 28, 2017