The following locations are Restricted Regions. Click on the appropriate country below for details.
Afghanistan* / Algeria / Angola / Armenia / Azerbaijan / Bangladesh / Brazil / Burkina Faso / Burundi / Cameroon / Central African Republic / Chad / Colombia / Congo / Côte d'Ivoire / Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) / Ecuador / Egypt / El Salvador / Eritrea / Ethiopia / Georgia / Guatemala / Guinea-Bissau / Haiti / Honduras / India / Indonesia / Iran* / Iraq* / Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza / Jamaica / Kenya / Kyrgyzstan / Lebanon / Libya / Madagascar / Mali / Mauritania / Mexico / Myanmar (Burma) / Nepal / Niger / Nigeria / North Korea* / Pakistan / Panama / Papua New Guinea / Peru / Philippines / Russia / Saudi Arabia / Sierra Leone / Somalia / South Africa / South Sudan / Sudan / Syria / Tajikistan / Thailand / Trinidad and Tobago / Tunisia / Turkey / Uganda / Ukraine / Uzbekistan / Venezuela / Yemen
Updated: 07 July 2016 (older lists)
* These countries are not covered by UT’s International SOS policy. Travelers must contact IOC@austin.utexas.edu to find out how to ensure that adequate emergency assistance coverage is available.
Travel to Cuba: There are no IOC restrictions on travel to Cuba, however all faculty and students wishing to engage in professional or academic activities in Cuba should work directly with the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) to secure the necessary documentation for travel. For more information, visit UT’s Travel to Cuba page.
No student, faculty, or staff can be required to travel to a location on the Restricted Regions List.
Click here to read about the Restricted Regions List policy.
Click on a date range to view archived versions of the Restricted Regions Lists:
Note: The UT Austin Restricted Regions Travel Policy went into effect in May 2010. The Travel Policy does not apply to travel which took place prior to May 2010.