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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Moving or Changing Address?

September is the month when many people move in Boston. Please read this important message from PIPS. Please also find additional housing information here.

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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