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Register an Individual Trip

Before you depart, do the smart thing and register your travel. That way, in the event of an emergency or incident abroad, we’ll be able to reach you via email, SMS, or a phone call to confirm your well-being and provide help. Registration is required for students traveling with Harvard sponsorship and strongly recommended for faculty and staff.

Need to register a trip for someone other than yourself? See Registering Groups & Others.

Step 1: Create a Profile

First, create your traveler profile in International SOS MyTrips. Be sure to include your Harvard ID, status, affiliation, contact information, and emergency contact information.

International SOS MyTrips

Step 2: Enter and Register Your Itinerary

You have two options for how to register your trip. No matter which way you choose, it's important you keep your trip information up-to-date so we can focus our efforts appropriately during an emergency.

Option 1: One-step Registration

If you know all your trip details, registering can be as easy as forwarding an email. Once you've created your International SOS MyTrips profile, simply forward your reservation confirmation email(s) for your flight, lodging, and ground transit to Be sure your first name, last name, and email address on your reservation confirmation emails match the information in your MyTrips profile.

You'll receive an email notification from International SOS either confirming your registration or requesting further information, if necessary.

Option 2: Manual Registration

Create a new trip in your International SOS MyTrips profile. Enter trip details, including flight(s), lodging, and ground transportation information. No flights or lodging booked yet? You can still register your anticipated dates and location (city/country). Be sure to save your information.

Once you've booked your flights and lodging, log back into MyTrips and update your information manually.

International SOS MyTrips

Step 3: Alert Your Embassy

After registering with International SOS MyTrips, you're also strongly encouraged to register with the embassy of your country of citizenship.