Are you a full-time professional who would be travelling to Cuba for a reason that directly relates to research in your professional area?  Is your research:

  • Noncommercial or of an academic nature?
  • Comprised of a full work schedule in Cuba?
  • Have a substantial likelihood of public dissemination?

If so, you may qualify for the licensing process. You can check your qualifications in these guidelines.

Two companies operate convenient flights from Tampa to Cuba. For more information visit ABC Charters and Cuba Travel Services .


Policy and procedures regarding Cuba are subject to change. Make sure you are constantly monitoring travel requirements leading up to your travel date. It is the traveler’s responsibility to ensure that all necessary documentation and requirements are in accordance with U.S. policies.