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All appointments must be scheduled through our online scheduling system, with the exception of life or death emergencies involving the traveler.
If you are a U.S. citizen and in need of renewing or applying for a passport while in Finland, please review the information below and follow our form wizard as it will guide you to the correct process to renew your passport depending on your circumstances.
Processing times vary depending on demand. If you are traveling within the next two weeks, please see the Emergency Passports section.
If you already know the form you need to apply, visit the Find the Form You Need section to learn more about completing and submitting the form. If you are unsure which form is needed in your situation, the Passport Wizard can guide you to the correct form.
Are you a U.S. citizen who is age 16 or older and needs to apply for a passport with a DS-11 form?
Are you the parent or guardian of a U.S. citizen who is age 15 or younger and needs to apply for your child’s passport with a DS-11 form?
Do you need to renew an existing passport using the DS-82 form?
Do you need to report a passport lost or stolen and replace it using the DS-11 and DS-64 forms?
Do you need to correct or change a passport that you already have using the DS-5504 form?
Do you need to apply for a passport for a child under age 16 who cannot have both parents or guardians apply in person?
You can fill out the correct form, or find information about your passport status at Travel.State.gov
You must provide one photo with your passport application. All our photo policies apply to both adults and children under age 16. We have a few exceptions to our photo policies for infants.
For qualified applicants, the Embassy can print emergency limited-validity passports on the same day of the application. Please email HelsinkiACS@state.gov and provide your full name, date of birth, most recent passport number (if available) and a description of the nature of your emergency.
Special Issuance Passports
Visit the SIA Web Page – Only accessible by government device. Contact your military acceptance facility.
Useful information for U.S. citizens visiting the U.S. Embassy in Finland.
For detailed information about Non-Immigrant Visas please visit http://www.ustraveldocs.com/fi. English and Finnish speaking customer service agents are ready to assist you from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. local Finnish time. The call center is closed weekends and Finnish national holidays, as observed by the U.S. posts. Callers in Finland: Call [(09) 42451555](tel:+358942451555). Callers in the United States: Call +(tel:+17035202571). To reach a customer service representative via email, please write to email@example.com.
Please visit our website at https://fi.usembassy.gov/services/.
Please check the current COVID-19 travel guidance here: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/covid-19-travel-information.html
Tourist or business travellers from a Visa Waiver Program country may not need a visa to travel to the U.S. for short periods of time. For more information about this program we encourage people to learn about the Electronic System for Travel Authorization. Information about this program can be found here: https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov/
Wait times vary depending on the purpose of travel to the United States. The most current information on visa wait times is available here: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/us-visas/visa-information-resources/wait-times.html
Our current vacancies are announced on our website at https://fi.usembassy.gov/jobs/
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