Consular fees can be paid with major credit/debit cards in U.S. dollars or Euros.
APPLICATION BY MAIL:
This information applies if you are 16 or older and replacing a 10-year passport that was issued less than 15 years ago.
When applying by mail DO NOT SEND CASH. The Embassy cannot be held responsible for cash received or for returning cash balances. The United States Embassy in Helsinki does not accept deposit bank checks (pankkivekseli) or personal checks.
Pay the $130 passport application fee via the U.S. government’s secure payment site. You must print the electronic payment confirmation you receive via email after successfully paying the fee and include it in the package you send to the Consulate.
Our address is:
U.S. Embassy Helsinki
American Citizen Services
Itäinen Puistotie 14B
Fees are effective from July 25, 2022. Payment is accepted in U.S. Dollars or the equivalent amount in Euros. You may also consult the Department of State’s Passport Fee Calculator for further information and guidance on passport fees, as well as changes to the official schedule of fees.
All other appointments must be scheduled through our online scheduling system, with the exception of life or death emergencies involving the traveler. In that case, please email us.
For detailed information regarding U.S. citizen adult passport renewals by mail, please check the instructions on our Renewals by Mail page.
A self-addressed envelope with correct postage is required.
Limiting waiting room capacity
No laptops or large electronic devices
View more tips for visiting the embassy.
If you need reasonable accommodation for your appointment, we encourage you to request your accommodation immediately once you schedule your appointment. We make every effort to provide accommodations to persons with disabilities and medical conditions. Reasonable accommodations vary, depending on the situation and the person’s needs.
Examples of accommodations include, but are not limited to:
If you are unable to provide fingerprints because of a medical condition, including birth defects, physical deformities, skin conditions, you may qualify for a fingerprint waiver for certain fingers.
The waiting room of the Consular Section and its restroom is wheelchair-accessible.