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  • Team

    Team is the winner of 2014 Ambassador’s Entrepreneurial Challenge. The team seeks to address unemployment among youth aged 15-24 in Finland.

  • From left, Mark Miller, Rani-Henrik Andersson, Gottlieb Duwan

    Fulbright Bicentennial Distinguished Chair Mark C. Miller gave an excellent analysis of the results of the 2014 U.S. Midterm Elections at a lecture organized by the ARC

  • (from left to right) Reijo Lindroos, Johanna Sumuvuori, Patrick Gayer, and Ambassador Douglas Lute.

    The U.S. Embassy with cooperation from the Atlantic Council of Finland organized a panel discussion entitled “NATO: The Next Era” on October 14, 2014.

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

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    U.S. Embassies and Consulates Are Currently Experiencing Technical Difficulties (November 18, 2014)

    ATTENTION: U.S. embassies and consulates are currently experiencing technical difficulties that may result in delays in visa processing and receiving and sending communications. U.S. citizens requiring emergency assistance should contact the U.S. Embassy at +358-9-616250. 

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    Changes in the Consular Opening Hours and Location

    The Consular Section Helsinki will be closed from Monday, November 24 to Friday, November 28 and will be unable to process visas and non-emergency American Citizen Services. Beginning December 1, 2014, all consular appointments will be held at the U.S. Embassy at Itäinen Puistotie 14A. Please consider the closure dates and new location when making travel arrangements.  US Citizens Emergency Contact »

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    The ARC Is Inviting Applications for the ARC Grant 2014

    The application period for the American Resource Center's scholarship has now started. Applications are accepted until November 28, 2014. The ARC's annual scholarship provides a grant of 1,000 Euros to support Master’s degree work on studies of the U.S.  

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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. 

  • 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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