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

  • ARC Grant 2013 winner Panu Kontkanen with Terhi Mölsä, Executive Director of Fulbright Center, and Public Affairs Officer Jeffrey Reneau. Photo: State Dept.

    ARC Grant Ceremony Intensifies the Iconic America Lecture Series

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    U.S. Embassy Congratulates Young Ambassadors

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    Ambassador Oreck Opens Andy Warhol Exhibition in Tampere

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    New Appointment and Document Delivery Service For the Visa Section

    The Embassy of the United States of America in Finland is transitioning to a new appointment and document delivery service for the visa section. This system is being implemented at U.S. Embassies worldwide. The new process is easier and more convenient, and all services are included in the visa application fee.  Read more »

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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. 

  • First Fridays with the Visa Office(Photo: State Dept.)
    First Fridays with the Visa Office

    The First Friday of every month hosts a live chat with a Visa Officer on a hot topic. You are welcome to join us on Facebook, post general questions, and “like” your favorite questions in advance. 

  • International Education Expo at the Kaisa Library
    International Education Expo

    The International Education Expo was arranged at the Kaisa Library on Tuesday, November 19. The U.S. Embassy thanks partners and exchange program alumni for joining us at the Study in the USA International Education Expo!  

  • 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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