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International Travel Insurance

PROCESSING TIME

Please allow at least 4 weeks to process an international travel request. This may take longer depending on your department's specific approval flow. It is recommended to submit your request as soon as trip dates are confirmed. Requests can be submitted up to a 6 months in advance. Please note if your request is not approved in time, you risk not being reimbursed. 

If you are traveling to a War Risk Country, additional approval is required from the Chancellor's Office. Please allow at least 30 additional days for this step.

FOREIGN TRAVEL INSURANCE PROGRAM (FTIP)

The Foreign Travel Insurance Program (FTIP) is mandated for traveling faculty, staff, and students who are participating in University sponsored trips, regardless of the funding source

Integrated Risk Management currently covers the foreign travel insurance premium costs for employees and students traveling on approved University business.  With the exception of student participation in an approved Study Abroad Program, foreign travel insurance shall not be procured from another source.

REQUESTING FOREIGN TRAVEL INSURANCE 

 

COVERAGE BENEFITS

Upon confirmation of FTIP coverage, the participant will receive a "Foreign Travel Assist" card to carry while traveling outside of the United States.  The card provides instructions for calling "collect" to receive the FTIP benefits described below.  FTIP coverage provides the participant with assistance while traveling abroad, in most instances without the participant having to assume any out-of-pocket expenses. 

FTIP Coverage

OTHER RESOURCES

QUESTIONS

Please contact the Travel Office at traveloffice@csusm.edu