Message for U.S. Citizens: American Citizen Services Newsletter – Summer 2018

Our American Citizen Services newsletter includes information and updates intended for the U.S. citizen community traveling or residing in Finland. The newsletter is distributed to U.S. citizens registered with the U.S. Embassy in Helsinki, Finland. Please register with us through the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). American Citizen Services Newsletter, Summer 2018 (PDF, 2.2 MB)
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Voting in 2018 U.S. Elections

Your vote counts!  Did you know that many U.S. elections for house and senate seats have been decided by a margin smaller than the number of ballots cast by absentee voters?  All states are required to count every absentee ballot as long as it is valid and reaches local election officials by the absentee ballot ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Helsinki, Finland

Location: Finland, countrywide Event: The U.S. government remains concerned that terrorists are intent on targeting U.S. citizens, including children. Terrorists may employ a variety of tactics, such as violent assaults and kidnappings. In the past they have used knives, guns, and vehicles as ramming devices. They may target schools, hospitals, churches, tourist locations, transportation hubs, ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: American Citizen Services Newsletter – Spring 2018

Our American Citizen Services newsletter includes information and updates intended for the U.S. citizen community traveling or residing in Finland. The newsletter is distributed to U.S. citizens registered with the U.S. Embassy in Helsinki, Finland. Please register with us through the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). American Citizen Services Newsletter, Spring 2018 (PDF, 1.44 MB)
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Passport Fee Increase

Effective April 2, 2018, the passport execution fee will increase from $25 to $35.  The $10 execution fee increase applies to U.S. passport applicants using the DS-11 form including: first-time applicants over age 16, children under age 16, and applicants who reapply after reporting their previous passport lost or stolen. Accordingly, the total passport fee ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Helsinki, Finland

Location: Helsinki (Kaivopuisto Area), Finland Event: Local authorities have notified the Embassy of a scheduled demonstration expected to take place in the Kaivopuisto area of Helsinki, Finland, on March 13 beginning at 2:00 p.m. The demonstration is expected to begin near the Olympic Terminal and proceed toward the U.S. Embassy, located at Itäinen Puistotie. The ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Voting in 2018 U.S. Elections

February 14, 2018 Your vote counts!  Did you know that many U.S. elections for house and senate seats have been decided by a margin smaller than the number of ballots cast by absentee voters?  All states are required to count every absentee ballot as long as it is valid and reaches local election officials by ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Town Hall Invitation

January 03, 2018 The U.S. Embassy in Finland is pleased to announce a Town Hall hosted by Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Donna Ann Welton on Thursday, February 1, 2018, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The event will include presentations from representatives of the Embassy’s Consular Section and Social Security Administration Federal Benefits Unit. The Town ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: American Citizen Services Newsletter – Winter 2018

January 3, 2018 Our American Citizen Services newsletter includes information and updates intended for the U.S. citizen community traveling or residing in Finland. The newsletter is distributed to U.S. citizens registered with the U.S. Embassy in Helsinki, Finland. Please register with us through the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). American Citizen Services Newsletter, Winter 2018 (PDF 1 MB).
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