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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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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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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