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Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)

It is mandatory to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) before you depart or immediately when you arrive at the latest.

The STEP Program is a free, easy service for U.S. citizens and residents to use in case of emergencies. After acceptance to Study Abroad, enroll in the STEP Program by clicking

Once enrolled in the STEP Program:
  • You may receive information from the Embassy about safety, helping you make informed decisions about your travel plans.
  • You may be contacted by the Embassy in case of an emergency in-country and receive support.
  • You may be reachable by family and friends in the event of an emergency at home.