Country Risk Levels

Last updated January 2024

USU utilizes a variety of data and guidance sources to determine the risk and restrictions for countries across the globe. Coverage levels and required steps will depend on whether you are a faculty/staff member or a student seeking to travel.

Review USU Policy 536: International Travel, section 2.4.2 to understand requirements and restrictions for traveling in countries with Medium, High, and Restricted risk levels.

Country USU Risk Level
Afghanistan  Restricted
Albania Low
Algeria  Restricted
American Samoa (US) Low
Andorra Low
Angola Medium
Anguilla (UK) Medium
Antigua and Barbuda Low
Argentina Low
Armenia Low
Aruba (Netherlands) Low
Australia Low
Austria Low
Azerbaijan Medium
Bahamas Low
Bahrain Low
Bangladesh Medium
Barbados Low
Belarus  Restricted
Belgium Low
Belize Medium
Benin Medium
Bermuda (UK) Low
Bhutan Medium
Bolivia Medium
Bonaire (Netherlands) Low
Bosnia and Herzegovina Medium
Botswana Low
Brazil Medium
British Virgin Islands (UK) Low
Brunei Low
Bulgaria Low
Burkina Faso  Restricted
Burundi  Restricted
Cambodia Medium
Cameroon Medium
Canada Low
Cape Verde Low
Cayman Islands (UK) Low
Central African Republic  Restricted
Chad  Restricted
Chile Low
China Medium
Colombia Medium
Comoros Medium
Congo Medium
Congo (DRC) Medium
Cook Islands [New Zealand] Medium
Costa Rica Low
Côte d'Ivoire  Restricted
Croatia Low
Cuba  Restricted
Curacao (Netherlands) Low
Cyprus Low
Czech Republic Low
Denmark Low
Djibouti Medium
Dominica Low
Dominican Republic Medium
East Timor Medium
Ecuador Medium
Egypt Medium
El Salvador Medium
Equatorial Guinea Medium
Eritrea  Restricted
Estonia Low
Eswatini Medium
Ethiopia High
Fiji Low
Finland Low
France Low
French Guiana (France) Low
French Polynesia (France) Low
Gabon Medium
Gambia Medium
Georgia  Restricted
Germany Low
Ghana Low
Gibraltar (UK) [Spain] Low
Greece Low
Greenland (Denmark) Low
Grenada Low
Guadeloupe (France) [Caribbean] Low
Guam (US) Low
Guatemala Medium
Guinea  Restricted
Guinea-Bissau  Restricted
Guyana High
Haiti  Restricted
Honduras High
Hong Kong (China SAR) Low
Hungary Low
Iceland Low
India (Some Regions not covered) Medium
Indonesia Medium
Iran  Restricted
Iraq  Restricted
Ireland Low
Israel Low
Italy Low
Jamaica Medium
Japan Low
Jordan Low
Kazakhstan Medium
Kenya Medium
Kiribati Medium
Kosovo Medium
Kuwait Low
Kyrgyzstan Medium
Laos Medium
Latvia Low
Lebanon  Restricted
Lesotho Medium
Liberia  Restricted
Libya  Restricted
Liechtenstein Low
Lithuania Low
Luxembourg Low
Macao (China SAR) Low
Madagascar Medium
Malawi Medium
Malaysia Low
Maldives Low
Mali  Restricted
Malta Low
Marshall Islands Medium
Martinique (France) [Caribbean] Low
Mauritania Medium
Mauritius Low
Mayotte (France) [Caribbean] Medium
Mexico Medium
Micronesia Medium
Moldova Low
Monaco Low
Mongolia Medium
Montenegro Low
Montserrat (UK) Low
Morocco Low
Mozambique Medium
Myanmar  Restricted
Namibia Low
Nauru Medium
Nepal Medium
Netherlands Low
New Caledonia (France) Low
New Zealand Low
Nicaragua  Restricted
Niger  Restricted
Nigeria High
North Korea  Restricted
North Macedonia Low
Northern Mariana Islands (US) Medium
Norway Low
Oman Low
Pakistan  Restricted
Palau Medium
Palestinian Territories Medium
Panama Low
Papua New Guinea High
Paraguay Low
Peru Medium
Philippines Medium
Poland Low
Portugal Low
Puerto Rico (US) Low
Qatar Low
Réunion (France) [Pacific Islands] Low
Romania Low
Russia  Restricted
Rwanda Medium
Saba (Netherlands) Low
Samoa Low
San Marino [Italy] Low
São Tomé and Príncipe  Restricted
Saudi Arabia Medium
Senegal Low
Serbia Low
Seychelles Low
Sierra Leone  Restricted
Singapore Low
Slovakia Low
Slovenia Low
Solomon Islands Medium
Somalia  Restricted
South Africa Low
South Korea Low
South Sudan  Restricted
Spain Low
Sri Lanka Medium
St Eustatius (Netherlands) Low
St Kitts and Nevis Low
St Lucia Low
St Maarten (Netherlands) [Caribbean] Low
St Martin (France) [Caribbean] Low
St Vincent and the Grenadines Low
Sudan  Restricted
Suriname Low
Sweden Low
Switzerland Low
Syria  Restricted
Taiwan (China) Low
Tajikistan Medium
Tanzania Medium
Thailand (Some regions not covered) Low
Togo Medium
Tonga Low
Trinidad and Tobago Medium
Tunisia Medium
Turkey Low
Turkmenistan Medium
Turks and Caicos Islands Low
Tuvalu Medium
Uganda Medium
Ukraine  Restricted
United Arab Emirates (UAE) Low
United Kingdom Low
United States Low
Uruguay Low
US Virgin Islands (US) Low
Uzbekistan Medium
Vanuatu Medium
Vatican City [Italy] Low
Venezuela  Restricted
Vietnam Medium
Wallis and Futuna (France) Medium
Yemen  Restricted
Zambia Medium
Zimbabwe Medium