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  • 239th Independence Day celebration at the U.S. Embassy, Finland

    U.S. Embassy in Helsinki Celebrates the 239th Independence Day of the United States

  • U.S. Ambassador Bruce J. Oreck and Helsinki University Rector Jukka Kola.

    On Monday, June 8, U.S. Ambassador Bruce J. Oreck and Helsinki University Rector Jukka Kola signed the American Resource Center Cooperative Agreement.

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    Ambassador Oreck wants YOU to take this survey! Answer this quick survey anonymously for a chance to win a special invitation!

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    Innovation Center is the First U.S. State Department Embassy Building to Receive LEED Platinum Certification

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    Delays in Overseas U.S. Passport Processing (June 30, 2015)

    We continue to experience some delays in the printing of U.S. passports that were approved at overseas passport facilities. Some applications accepted at U.S. Embassies or Consulates on or after May 26, 2015 are affected by this delay. If you applied for a U.S. passport during this time frame and have travel plans within the next 10 business days, please consider requesting an emergency passport at the consulate or embassy at which you originally applied.  

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    Invitation to Nordic Roadshow 2015

    We have the pleasure of inviting you to the SelectUSA Roadshow in the Nordics on September 14-21, 2015. Please click the link above for more information. 

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    Affordable Care Act and U.S. Citizens Abroad

    What are the implications of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) for U.S. citizens residing abroad? U.S. citizens living abroad are generally subject to the same individual shared responsibility provision as U.S. citizens living in the United States. Please click the link above to read more. 

  • Can my same sex spouse qualify for a visa?
    Can my same sex spouse qualify for a visa?

    Please review the FAQs on U.S. Visas for Same Sex Spouses for additional questions 


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