Nonimmigrant Visas

The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Helsinki is responsible for providing visa services to those seeking to enter the United States for a temporary period and for those wishing to take up indefinite or permanent residence in the United States.

Please visit our Global Support Services (GSS) website for complete information on applying for a nonimmigrant U.S. visa, including a directory of nonimmigrant visa categories.

If you are travelling as an official representative of your government, please see our page with information regarding visas for diplomats and other government officials


To contact a customer service representative, please visit the GSS Contact Us ( page for full information or use contact information below:

  • Email: To reach a customer service representative via email, please write to
  • Telephone: Please contact a customer service representative using one of these telephone numbers:
    • Callers in Finland: Call (09) 4245 1555
    • Callers in the United States: Call +1 703 520 2571
  • Skype: To use Skype to speak to a customer service representative during regular hours of operation, add a new contact to your Skype account with the Skype name ustraveldocs-finland.