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Health Alert – Update Regarding COVID-19, U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam, The Netherlands, December 6, 2021

Location:  The Netherlands Event:  On December 6, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will implement a one-day COVID-19 testing requirement for travelers over age two coming to the United States.  Regardless of vaccination status or nationality, any individual coming to the United States must show a negative pre-departure COVID-19 viral test taken the day before they board their flight to the ...
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Updated Requirements for Air Travelers to the U.S. due to COVID-19

The  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)  has announced a new Order for all air passengers traveling to the United States. Effective November 8, 2021, all non-immigrant, non-citizen air travelers to the United States will be required to be fully vaccinated and to provide proof of vaccination status prior to boarding an airplane to the United States. Exceptions to this policy ...
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Belated Independence Day Reception – Remarks by Chargé d’Affaires Marja Verloop

The Hague, September 29. 2021 Photo Album Geachte gasten, goede vrienden: wat fijn om jullie na zo’n lange tijd weer te mogen ontvangen voor een feestelijke receptie. Eindelijk kan het weer! It is my pleasure to welcome you to the Ambassador’s residence for our Independence Day event. Yes, we are well aware of the fact that it ...
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September 11th – 20th Anniversary Commemoration – Remarks by Chargé d’Affaires Marja Verloop

September 10, 2021 – Grote Kerk, The Hague Photo gallery Video coverage of the event (source: NOS) Remarks by Prime Minister Rutte  I grew up in New Jersey, just across the Hudson from Manhattan—or as I, a Dutch-born American, secretly thought of it —“New Amsterdam.” As a child, my mother would regularly take me to the “City”, sharing her love for the vibrant diversity and palpable energy ...
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Foreign Service Officer Test (FSOT)

The October 2021 Foreign Service Officer Test (FSOT) will be administered from September 30 through October 9. Information and testing locations, including testing locations in the Netherlands  and options for home-based online proctored testing, can be found at http://www.pearsonvue.com/fsot . Information about the Foreign Service selection process can be found at http://careers.state.gov/ .
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