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Country Guides & Alerts

The Harvard Travel Assist program's online portal is a great place to start your pre-departure research. It provides a lot of country-specific information in one place. All Harvard affiliates have access to the portal; simply log in with your HarvardKey to get started.

Travel Briefs

Create country and city reports that output as PDFs, webpages, and email reports. Information includes the latest headlines, social and business etiquette, crime and safety, embassy locations, vaccinations, airline safety, natural disasters, and travel advice and advisories.

Country Profiles

Review country and city summaries, recent incidents, local laws and customs, visa requirements, locations of hospitals and embassies, and the use of currency and credit cards.

Email Alerts

Sign up to receive email alerts and be notified of major incidents and events in your area that could impact your travel, including demonstrations, transportation, disease outbreak, crime, natural occurrences, political information, and road travel, among others.

The Harvard Travel Registry and Harvard Travel Assist websites are maintained by our security partner, The Anvil Group. Country and region names may appear differently on their websites and in their reports. The information contained in The Anvil Group's properties is obtained from a variety of international governing bodies. The geographic names that appear are not necessarily endorsed by Harvard University.