Foreign Travel - Study Abroad


Effective January 1, 2015, all students traveling internationally are required to purchase Foreign Travel Insurance Program through their Campus, per the Chancellor's Office Memorandum RM 2014-01.  This insurance is in addition to any travel insurance your Study Abroad Program requires.

Foreign Travel Insurance Program (FTIP) coverage summary 2018-19

Required Forms:

Required only if traveling to a CSURMA High Hazard Country:

Required only if you are a minor (under 18 years of age):

2018-2019 FTIP Premiums (based on program length):

  • 1-15 days   $60 premium
  • 16-31 days   $75 premium
  • 32-90 days   $140 premium
  • 91-180 days   $265 premium
  • 181-270 days   $325 premium
  • 271-364 days   $500 premium
  • 365+ days   Please contact our office, Enterprise Risk Management at


Premium Payments and Insurance Documents:

1. Submit your manually signed Foreign Travel Insurance Request Form with a copy of your acceptance letter to our office in Administration 260, or by email at

2. After your information is verified, a cashier slip is issued. 

3. Print and bring your cashier slip to the Bursar's Office to make your insurance premium payment, or pay online.

  • In-person, pay by cash, OR
  • In-person, pay by check payable to "San Francisco State University", OR
  • Online, pay on the e-Market website provided by our office

       (a) electronic check with no transaction fee; you will need to provide bank account and routing numbers information, or

       (b) credit card with an additional, non refundable transaction fee of 2.75%         

4. Provide proof of payment, in-person or by email to

5. After your payment is verified, our office submits your request for insurance to Alliant Insurance Services.

6. Alliant Insurance Services sends insurance coverage documents to the email provided on your Foreign Travel Insurance Request Form.



Student Foreign Travel Insurance Program PowerPoint Presentation 


Office of International Programs

For questions regarding the Study Abroad Program, contact the Office of International Programs at, or 415-338-1293.


Bursar's Office

Refer to the Bursar's Office website for contact information, office hours and locations.


Department of State Travel


Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)