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Proof of Travel

Your international travel must be within either two weeks or four weeks if you need to obtain a foreign visa. Proof of international travel includes but is not limited to a flight itinerary, hotel reservation, cruise tickets, business letter, employment purpose or personal travel letter.

Examples of acceptable proof of travel:


A copy of your international travel itinerary from an airline or travel agency showing your name and date of travel.


A business letter from an employer describing the purpose of travel, destination(s) and planned travel date.

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A business letter from an employer describing the need for a U.S. Passport due to work related activities.

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A personal travel letter describing travel plans (e.g. road/boat trip, private accommodations) including planned travel dates, destination and means of transportation.

Download a Personal Travel Letter Sample