Detailed information can be found in the Handbook for International Physicians & Scientists.

Visa information

Get information on what is and isn't supported by Cleveland Clinic.

Maintaining status

Find out how you can maintain status while you're in the U.S.

Visas for dependents

Get information on visas for dependents, including information on academic studies and volunteer work.

International travel

Find out what you need to do and when before you embark on international travel.


Find out what the regulations are for moonlighting based on your status.

Income taxes

Get answers to frequently asked questions about U.S. income tax.

Social Security and driver's license

Find out how to apply for a Social Security number and a driver's license.