The FCC allows D/HH callers to use VRS when traveling outside the United States if the callers satisfy the following conditions:

  1. Caller is registered in the United States
  2. Caller has a 10 digit number from an authorized VRS provider
  3. Caller has registered with and received Permission to place International calls from the original VRS provider who issued them the 10 digit number being used to place the call.
  4. Caller is traveling outside the United States for no more than 4 weeks.

WARNING!

Violation of FCC rules is a Federal Crime
Anyone attempting to defraud the FCC
will be reported to the FCC and the Federal Authorities
You will be immediately reported to the FCC if you are knowingly:

  • Falsifying information
  • You are actually living (not traveling) outside the United States
  • Using this as a means to illegally process International calls

Federal offenses are punishable by fine, imprisonment, or both

To Apply for Traveler Permission

Which situation applies to you? Choose #1 #2 or #3 and follow instructions carefully.

  1. Yes I already have a 10 Digit Number provided by Gracias VRS. Please contact Customer Care to complete your request for authorization to use GraciasVRS when traveling internationally.
  2. I do not have a Gracias VRS number, but I want one so GraciasVRS can process my calls while I am traveling. Click here to register for your personal GraciasVRS 10 digit phone number and then please contact Customer Care to complete your request for authorization to use GraciasVRS when traveling internationally.
  3. I have a 10 digit number from another VRS company. In this situation you have two options, A or B. Please Note: Due to current FCC regulations and industry set-up, GraciasVRS cannot register you as an approved traveler if your number is originally from another VRS company.
    1. Click here to quickly receive a GraciasVRS 10 digit number so GraciasVRS can process your calls while traveling.
    2. Go back to the VRS company that gave you your current 10 digit number and request a Traveler Permission Form from them.