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Overall Country Risk Rating

Travel Warning

Affected Areas: Entire Country

Last Updated: January 20, 2023

Eligibility & Requirements

Cuba currently has a U-M Travel Warning risk rating. 

Undergraduate and graduate students on University of Michigan Related Travel (UMRT) are eligible to travel to this location after completing the following requirements:

  1. Register your travel with U-M (For students who applied for their program through M-Compass, your program application is your travel registration.)
  2. Complete the following general license documents, AIG Cuba Travel Certification and Attachment to the AIG Cuba Travel Certification, and submit to Chip Hartke ( in the U-M Risk Management office. When submitting the forms, please include in the email your arrival and departure dates and all locations on your travel itinerary.
  3. For individual travel abroad, submit an Individual Safety Plan at least 3 weeks before departure. (See Travel Health Plan & Safety Plan Process for details.)
    • For students participating in Group Travel Abroad, your group leader will submit a “Group Safety Plan” on behalf of the participants; meaning individual students do NOT need to submit an Individual Safety Plan. (See Group Travel Requirements for details.)  
  4. Enroll in U-M Travel Abroad Health Insurance for the travel duration. 
  5. Follow college/unit-specific travel approval steps, if any.
  6. Review the Additional Considerations for International Travel.

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