Destination Specific Compliance

University officials should be mindful of compliance regulations regarding countries, individuals, and organizations subject to economic sanctions or embargoes. 

Travel to Cuba

There are substantial restrictions on travel to Cuba from the United States for all American citizens and U.S. residents. Travel to Cuba for tourist purposes or activities remains prohibited. Due to updates and changes to policies and sanction regulations, please review our information when considering travel to Cuba.

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Travel to Iran

Anyone traveling on behalf of Penn, regardless of nationality or passport used, is subject to the OFAC regulations and may require a license from the U.S. government before engaging in certain activities in Iran or with Iranians.

For more information download the Iran Sanctions & Travel document prepared by the Office of Export Control.

Travel to OFAC Sanctioned Countries

The Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") of the US Department of the Treasury administers and enforces economic and trade sanctions based on US foreign policy and national security goals. If your destination is under an OFAC sanction, additional documentation and licenses may be required in order to travel. 

OFAC Sanctions Program & Country Information