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UNC-Chapel Hill travelers who are traveling on University business are required to submit their travel itinerary to the UNC Travel Registry prior to departure. Questions? Contact Jill Wilhelm, Office of the Vice Provost for Global Affairs, at

Travelers should also check the UNC Global Travel and Operations website for updates and warnings related to their destination, information on travel insurance, and other helpful resources.

University employees wishing to telework abroad should first check the UNC-Chapel Hill Human Resources webpage on Flexible Work Arrangements for University Employees.

If you plan to travel to any destination with research data or technology other than a standard University laptop, contact the Export Compliance Office in advance of your travel.

Please Note: If you are traveling to any one of the following countries, contact the Export Compliance Office for help in determining your export license requirements:

  • Afghanistan
  • Algeria
  • Belarus*
  • Bulgaria
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Central African Republic
  • China
  • Cote d’Ivoire
  • Cuba*
  • Cyprus
  • Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Eritrea
  • Fiji
  • Guinea
  • Haiti
  • Iran*
  • Iraq
  • Lebanon
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Myanmar
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • North Korea*
  • Palestine
  • Russia*
  • Rwanda
  • Sierra Leone
  • Somalia
  • South Sudan
  • Sri Lanka
  • Syria*
  • Ukraine*
  • Venezuela
  • Vietnam
  • Yemen
  • Zimbabwe

*For comprehensively sanctioned countries, export control licenses are commonly required by the U.S. federal government. For this reason, any travel to comprehensively sanctioned countries must receive prior review from the Export Compliance Office.