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  • Ambassador Charles C Adams Jr. presented his credentials to President Sauli Niinistö on August 4, 2015.

    Ambassador Charles C Adams Jr. presented his credentials to President Sauli Niinistö on August 4, 2015. Ambassador Adams was confirmed by the United States Senate on June 24, 2015. He arrived in Finland to take up his duties on August 3, 2015.

  • DanceAbility workshop participants

    Dancers from all over the world attended the DanceAbility workshop in Helsinki in July.

  • Special Envoy Randy Berry at the Helsinki Pride.

    U.S. Embassy Finland was proud to host the State Department's Special Envoy for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered and Intersexed Human Rights, Randy Berry.

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

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

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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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    Poetry and Intention or ”What Do You Mean?” Public Lecture on August 27

    Poet Rae Armantrout discusses the way poetry can engage with uncertainty and ambiguity in a public lecture at Helsinki University Library on Thursday August 27 at 3 pm. The lecture is part of Runokuu 2015. 

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    Invitation to SelectUSA Roadshow 2015 in Helsinki

    We have the pleasure of inviting you to the SelectUSA Roadshow in Helsinki on September 18, 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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Federal Voting Assistance Program

  • Federal Voting Assistance Program Information on absentee voting for U.S. citizens who are living outside the U.S.


Trafficking in Persons Report 2015

  • Trafficking in Persons Report 2015 The Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report is the U.S. Government’s
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