News & Events

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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COVID-19 Information

Updated: November 30, 2020 Country-Specific Information: The number and incidence of new COVID-19 cases has increased in Finland. The Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare reports that the epidemiological situation could worsen rapidly. Certain national and regional restrictions and recommendations are in place to slow down and prevent further spread. See more here:  https://valtioneuvosto.fi/en/information-on-coronavirus/current-restrictions Entry and Exit Requirements: ...
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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)state.gov 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.) https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/News/visas-news/k-visa-processing-update.html
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Security Alert: Data Breach & Cyber Extortion

Event: Data breach and cyber extortion.  Extortionists have demanded payments from U.S. citizens to stop their records from being published online after hackers breached client files of a local psychotherapy center for a second time between the end of November and March 2019.  Further information can be obtained at: https://www.kyberturvallisuuskeskus.fi/en/news/questions-and-answers-victim-identity-theft-or-data-leak Actions to Take: The National Cyber ...
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Congratulations to the American Studies Grant 2019 Winner (September 28, 2020)

Deputy Public Affairs Officer Nazanin Berarpour had the pleasure of congratulating the American Studies Grant 2019 winner, Annika Tuominen, in the Esplanade Park on September 28, 2020. Ms. Tuominen graduated in spring 2020 from the Tampere University, School of Architecture, and the title of her awarded Master’s Thesis is “Access to Subway: Design Solutions for ...
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