Getting Started

Below are the key topics covered in the checklist.  If at any time you have questions related to the topics, please contact the HR Team at or 1-800-THE-WORD Ext. 404.  We are here to assist you as you prepare for your ministry overseas.

We also want to support you in Prayer.

Country Information (by Region)




  • Use information found in the Country Info
  • We often recommend Travel Docs for purchasing visas
  • Passport Booth is one app that you can use to take your own passport or visa photos. Also local shipping centers and drug stores often offer this service for a fee.



Purchase plane tickets

Evacuation Insurance