All HIPPO participants should be holders of a valid passport; this passport must be valid 6 months beyond the HIPPO deployment. No yellow fever vaccinations are required.
USA Citizens visa needs are, essentially no visas needed:
- Boulder CO USA; Anchorage, AK USA; Honolulu, HI USA
- Pago Pago, American Samoa
- VISA needed and issued ON ARRIVAL (valid up to 6 months). No need for pre-arrangements.
Christchurch, New Zealand:
No visa required for a stay of up to 3 months
Tahiti, French Polynesia
No visa required for a stay of up to 1 month
Easter Island, Chile
No visa needed, entry fee must be paid (USD$131). Each participant is to pay their own fee.
No visa needed
Corpus Christi, TX USA
All crew members are to carry a certain amount of cash to cover applicable reciprocity or other immigration fees.
Citizens of South Korea need a visa to American Samoa, and a U.S. re-entry document.
Citizens of Colombia require visas to American Samoa, New Zealand, French Polynesia, Costa Rica and Chile, and a U.S. re-entry document.
All other nationals please visit the following website for information about your visa needs.