November 8 Resumption of Travel to the U.S. (November 8, 2021)

The United States has announced a new global air travel policy prioritizing public health and protecting U.S. citizens, residents, and visitors. Effective November 8, all foreign nationals traveling to the United States must be fully vaccinated and provide CDC-accepted proof of their vaccination status before boarding a U.S.-bound aircraft (with very restricted exceptions). (Updated December 8, …

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Update on Visa Services (November 30, 2020)

In accordance with Department of State and Government of Finland health guidelines, the embassy’s consular section is operating at reduced capacity due to Covid-19 precautions and restrictions. The consular section anticipates demand for consular services during the winter holiday period will far exceed available resources.  As a result, we will continue to provide a reduced level …

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K Visa Processing Update (November 27, 2020)

K-1 visa applicants who are named plaintiffs in Milligan v. Pompeo should email HelsinkiIV(at) for guidance on scheduling a visa interview. (This update does not apply to K-1 visa applicants who are not named plaintiffs. Please continue checking our website for updates.)

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