Obtaining Visas to Canada, Mexico, United Kingdom, schengen visa



  • Since May 2010, all international students are permitted to travel to Mexico without a visa
  • As of May 1, 2010, non-U.S. citizens with valid U.S. visas may enter Mexico with the U.S. visa, and do not have to obtain a Mexican visa. 
  • Find out if you require a visa

The United Kingdom

  • Visa application procedures for the United Kingdom have changed effective September 15. The UK Border Agency in New York is now processing visas that were previously processed in Chicago. It is important that all applicants check their UK Border Agency visa issuing office, which can be found under Step 7 on the How to Apply from the U.S. page on the UK Border Agency WorldBridge Web site, before sending in their application and supporting documents.

Obtaining a Schengen Visa

If you are traveling to a European country that requires a Schengen Visa, general information can be found at this link. Please note that the Embassy or Consulate you are visiting is the best source of information on visa requirements since they vary according to nationality of passport holder, countries visited, length and purpose of stay.