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United States Embassy in Helsinki: Finland

Generally Finnish people are less likely to travel to USA for their education purpose. Education in Finland is much cheaper and quite free as compared with the costs of education in the USA. The case can be seen more vivid in the context of post graduation and doctoral level. However, the education system in Finland and that of USA are completely different.

Finland requires generally an extended period of studying and research, while USA have some shorter duration degree programs. But Finnish degrees are less acknowledged globally though they offer better quality than American, alumnae of Finnish education system, quite often have to get their degrees and credits evaluated in the USA system. For degree specific program the requirements for visa application and admission eligibility are different. More details on the same you can find from the United States Embassy in Helsinki, Finland.

Americans traveling to Finland are advised to register their stay there at the United States Embassy in Helsinki, in order to be reached as quick as possible in any given emergency situation. Also the embassy provides the American citizens by all the tax income forms need to be filled by them and they can put it back at the embassy to be delivered to the IRS.

Marriage notarizing and birth abroad certificate issuance are done by the embassy. Finnish people who wish to travel to the United States for short period for the purpose of tourism or business are not required to issue a visa but if they intend to stay more than 90 days or intend to apply for a school, work in the United States then they have to apply for a visa at the United States Embassy in Helsinki.

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