Welcome to Partners Office for International Professionals & Students (PIPS)

The Partners Office for International Professionals and Students (PIPS) provides immigration services for Partners Institutions, including our founding hospitals, Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham & Women’s Hospital. Our office provides Partners hospitals access to talented professionals from all over the world.

Whether you are about to travel to the U.S. to work at a Partners institution or you are an administrator involved in supervising foreign nationals, PIPS' online resources will guide you through every step of the process.

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Winter & Holiday Updates

Please read this important message regarding holiday travel tips and snow emergencies. This is useful for all visa types. If you have further questions, please contact PIPS.

Coming Here

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  • Preparing your first visa application?
  • Not in the U.S. yet?
  • Want to know what to do as soon as you arrive?
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Maintain Your Visa Status


  • Already in the U.S. with a visa status?
  • Need travel information? 
  • Want to extend your stay in the U.S.?
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Boston Neighborhood Map

View a map of Boston and surrounding cities as part of deciding where to live.

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About Partners HealthCare

Founded by Massachusetts General and Brigham and Women's Hospitals, two Harvard teaching hospitals, we are committed to patient care, research, education, and service to the community.

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American Culture

Learn about what to expect when you live in the U.S.

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