Consular Update Regarding Novel Coronavirus (July 16, 2020)

Information for visa applicants: As of August 03, 2020, the United States Embassy in Finland is resuming certain immigrant and nonimmigrant visa services, including: F, M, and some J visa applications.  While the Embassy aims to process cases as soon as practicable, there is likely to be increased wait times for completing such services due to ...
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COVID-19 Information

Updated: July 13, 2020 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for most European countries, including Finland. The CDC recommends that travelers avoid all nonessential travel to Finland. Visit the CDC’s Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) website for updates and recommendations. White House: Proclamation on the Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting Coronavirus (Issued on: March 14, 2020) Proclamation—Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting 2019 Novel Coronavirus (Issued on: ...
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Consular Update Regarding Novel Coronavirus (March 16, 2020)

Information for visa applicants regarding novel coronavirus:  As of March 13, 2020, the United States Embassy in Helsinki, Finland  is cancelling routine immigrant and nonimmigrant visa appointments.  We will resume routine visa services as soon as possible but are unable to provide a specific date at this time. The MRV fee is valid and may ...
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Update on Travel Restrictions to the United States (March 13, 2020)

In order to ensure you have the most current information regarding COVID-19 and its impact on travel to the United States, you should visit www.dhs.gov and www.whitehouse.gov . There you will find information about President Trump’s proclamation from March 11 regarding the travel restrictions on foreign nationals who have been in the Schengen zone. The restrictions do ...
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COVID-19 Update (March 12, 2020)

Global efforts are focused on lessening the spread and impact of the COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) virus. The President is deploying the full range of U.S. resources to contain and prevent the spread not just at home, but also across the globe. The U.S. Embassy in Helsinki appreciates the efforts of the Finnish government and health officials ...
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