Globus Travel Affidavit

    I understand that travel transactions related to Cuba must be directly incident to one of the self-authorizing general license purposeful travel categories or travel authorized under the auspice of a specific license granted on a case-by-case basis. Under current US travel restrictions with respect to Cuba, travel-related transactions are prohibited except for the following categories and that by clicking the box below, I declare that I qualify for one the enumerated categories.



    SUPPORT FOR THE CUBAN PEOPLE
    515.574. I am a person whose travel to Cuba is for the purpose of providing support for the Cuba people that is intended to strengthen civil society in Cuba and to engage in a full time schedule of activities that enhance contact with the Cuban people resulting in meaningful interaction with individuals in Cuba.

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    FAMILY VISITS
    515.561(a). I am traveling to visit a close relative in Cuba, who is (i) a Cuban national, (ii) related to me by blood, marriage, or adoption and (iii) is no more than three generations from me or from a common ancestor, or
    515.561(a). I share a common dwelling as a family with a generally licensed family traveler authorized under above, and I am accompanying the licensed traveler on a family visit.
    515.561(a). I am visiting a close relative, who is a U.S. Government employee assigned to the U.S. Interests Section in Havana, or
    515.561(a). I share a common dwelling as a family with a generally licensed family traveler in 6(a) above, and I am accompanying the licensed traveler on a family visit.
    515.561(a). I am a person located in Cuba pursuant to full time educational activities pursuant to CFR 515.565 (a) (1) through (4) provided the authorized traveler will be in Cuba for more than 60 days.

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    OFFICIAL BUSINESS OF THE U.S. GOVERNMENT, FOREIGN GOVERNMENTS, & CERTAIN INTERGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS
    515.562. I am an employee, contractor or grantee of the United States government or any foreign government or a representative of an international organization of which the United States is a member, and I am traveling on official business of my government or intergovernmental organization.

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    JOURNALIST ACTIVITIES
    515.563. I am traveling to Cuba directly to engage in journalistic activities in Cuba. I am regularly employed as a journalist by a news reporting organization, or I am regularly employed as supporting broadcast or as a technical person or a freelance journalist with a record of previous journalistic experience working on a freelance journalistic project or broadcast or technical personnel with a record of previous broadcast or technical experience and whose schedule of activities in Cuba does not include free time or recreation in excess of that consistent with a full time schedule.

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    PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH
    515.564(1). I am a full-time professional whose travel transactions are directly related to my profession, professional background, or area of expertise, including area of graduate – level full-time study. My research in my full-time professional area will comprise a full work schedule in Cuba and I will not engage in recreational travel, tourist travel, travel in pursuit of a hobby, or research for personal satisfaction only.

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    EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES – CFR 515.565
    General license for educational activities

    515.565(a). I am a faculty member, staff person, or student of an academic institution (the “University”), and my travel is incident to (1) participation in a structured educational program in Cuba as part of a course offered for credit by the undergraduate or graduate degree granting academic institution that is sponsoring the program, (2) non-commercial academic research in Cuba specifically related to Cuba and for the purpose of obtaining a graduate degree, (3) participation in a formal course of study at a Cuban academic institution, which will be accepted for credit toward a graduate or undergraduate degree, (4) teaching at a Cuban academic institution by a person, who is regularly employed in a teaching capacity at the University,(5) organization of, and preparation for, educational activities authorized in the Regulations,(6) educational exchanges sponsored by Cuban or U.S secondary schools involving secondary school students participation in formal course of study or in a structured educational program offered by a secondary school or other academic institution and led by a teacher or other secondary school official, (7) Sponsorship or co-sponsorship of noncommercial academic seminars, conferences, and workshops related to Cuba or global issues involving Cuba and attendance at such events by faculty, staff and students of a participating U.S. academic institution.

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    PEOPLE TO PEOPLE – CFR 515.565(b)
    General license for people to people

    515.565(b). The travel-related transactions set forth in § 515.560(c) and such additional transactions as are directly incident to educational exchanges not involving academic study pursuant to a degree program are authorized, provided that:

    (1) The exchanges take place under the auspices of an organization that is a person subject to U.S. jurisdiction and that sponsors such exchanges to promote people-to-people contact;
    (2) Travel-related transactions pursuant to this authorization must be for the purpose of engaging, while in Cuba, in a full-time schedule of activities intended to enhance contact with the Cuban people, support civil society in Cuba, or promote the Cuban people's independence from Cuban authorities;
    (3) Each traveler has a full-time schedule of educational exchange activities that will result in meaningful interaction between the traveler and individuals in Cuba;
    (4) An employee, paid consultant, or agent of the sponsoring organization accompanies each group traveling to Cuba to ensure that each traveler has a full-time schedule of educational exchange activities; and
    (5) The predominant portion of the activities engaged in by individual travelers is not with a prohibited official of the Government of Cuba, as defined in § 515.337, or a prohibited member of the Cuban Communist Party, as defined in § 515.338.

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    RELIGIOUS ACTIVITIES IN CUBA
    515.566. I am a person subject to the U.S. jurisdiction, including religious organizations located in the U.S. and members and staff of such organizations, traveling to Cuba directly incident to engaging in a schedule of full time religious activities in Cuba.

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    PUBLIC PERFORMANCES, CLINICS, WORKSHOPS, ATHLETIC & OTHER COMPETITIONS & EXHIBITIONS
    General license for amateur/semi-professional international sports federation competitions
    515.567(a). I am a person whose travel to Cuba is directly incident to athletic competition by amateur or semi-professional athletics or athletics teams traveling to participate in athletic competition in Cuba provided that (1) the competition is held under the auspices of the international sports federation for the relevant sport;(2) the U.S. participants are selected by the U.S. federation for the relevant sport; (3) the completion is open to the public
    General license for public performances, clinics, workshops, other athletic completion or non-athletic competitions and exhibitions
    515.567(b). I am a person whose travel to Cuba is directly incident to participation in a public performance, clinic, workshop, non-athletic competition or exhibitions not covered by (a) above; provided that: (1) the event is open for attendance, and in relevant situations participation by the Cuban public.

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    HUMANITARIAN PROJECTS
    515.575. I am a person whose travel to Cuba is directly related to the humanitarian projects in or relation to Cuba that are designed to directly benefit the Cuban people set forth in paragraph (b) of CFR 515.575

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    ACTIVITIES OF PRIVATE FOUNDATIONS/RESEARCH/EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS
    515.576. I am a person whose travel to Cuba is directly incident to activities by private foundations or research or educational institutions with an established interest in international relations to collect information related to Cuba for non-commercial purposes.

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    Authorized Export Transactions
    EXPORTATION & REEXPORTATION OF CERTAIN INTERNET-BASED SERVICES
    515.578. I am a person whose travel to Cuba is directly related to the exportation or re-exportation, directly or indirectly, from the United States or for services incident to the exchange of communications over the internet, provided that it is not for promotion of tourism and domain name registration services.
    TRANSACTIONS RELATED TO INFORMATION & INFORMATIONAL MATERIALS
    515.545. I am a person whose travel to Cuba is directly incident to exportation, importation, or informational materials as defined by CFR 5151.332 provided that the schedule of activities does not included free time or recreation in excess of that consistent with a full time schedule
    CERTAIN EXPORT TRANSACTIONS
    515.533. I am a person whose travel is directly incident to the conduct of market research, commercial marketing, sales negotiation, accompanied delivery, or servicing in Cuba of items consistent with the export or re-export licensing policy of the Department or Commerce (DOC) provided that the schedule of activities does not included free time or recreation in excess of that consistent with a full time schedule

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    For additional information on the individual OFAC categories of travel to Cuba in more detail please visit the OFAC website or the questions and answers page directly available here: OFAC Category Information












    As a requirement of travel, you will need to read and acknowledge receipt of the Notice of Cuba Program Information. Please click on the following link to read the notice.
    Once read, check the box to confirm you have received and read the information. *