Department of State -- Visas

Before visiting a foreign country, you should ensure that all your travel concerns are addressed. The Department of State can help answer questions about traveling abroad. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel to... ?
The Department of State provides the latest information about travel alerts and warnings. You may also use the links on this page to find out more information about the country you intend to visit.

Will I need additional vaccinations when I travel?
Learn about country-specific vaccination recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

I have a passport, do I need any other documents?
Find out country-specific information from the Department of State about visa requirements, as well as, other helpful information for travelers.

Due to the privacy act of 1974, I need your signed written permission if you would like my help with a State Department issue. Please print out this authorization form and fax it to my district office at (614) 818-0887, or mail it to my district office at:

Congressman Patrick J. Tiberi
250 E Wilson Bridge Rd, Suite 100 
Worthington, Ohio 43085 

If you have require immediate assistance with a State Department problem, call my district office at (614) 523-2555.