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Message for U.S. Citizens – FAQs on the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)

U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam, the Netherlands (September 18, 2019) Location: The Netherlands Event:  A FATCA Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) from the Department of State, the Internal Revenue Service, and the Social Security Administration on FATCA has been posted on each agency’s website.   The FAQs address questions regarding obtaining social security numbers, expatriation, and tax implications. ...
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Demonstrations Alert – U.S. Embassy The Hague & U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam

Location:  Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to: Saturday, January 11, in the Spui neighborhood in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Saturday, January 11, in front of the U.S. Embassy in The Hague, the Netherlands. Sunday, January 12, in the area near the Peace Palace in The Hague, the Netherlands. Event: An anti-war demonstration is ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy The Hague, Netherlands

Location: The Netherlands, countrywide Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. Out of an abundance of caution, U.S. Embassy personnel and U.S. citizens in the Netherlands are encouraged to review their personal security practices and contact local authorities regarding ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy The Hague, Netherlands

Location:  Announced gathering points and route includes, but is not limited to, the bicycle path alongside the U.S. Embassy, The Hague, Netherlands. Event:  A demonstration is expected on Tuesday, January 7, 2020, beginning at approximately 2:00 pm and lasting until approximately 4:00 pm.  The group will assemble on the bicycle path alongside the Embassy (John ...
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We are looking for the Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellow for 2020!

“Submit your application for a prestigious youth program in the United States during the summer of 2020.” U.S. Embassy The Hague is accepting applications for the 2020 Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellow!  Are you a Dutch citizen or legal permanent resident who is interested in diplomacy, the transatlantic relations ship, and public service?  Will you be ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam, Netherlands

Location:  The Netherlands, countrywide Event:  During the holiday season, security measures in the Netherlands remain heightened due to ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by violent extremist ideology throughout Europe.  Violent extremists continue to focus on tourist locations, shopping malls, airports, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, transportation hubs, and other soft ...
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