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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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Message for U.S. Citizens: Irregular Social Security services at U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam.

The COVID-19 pandemic and the need to prioritize the health of our staff and visitors has drastically impacted all consular processing at U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam.  Due to severe staffing shortages and backlogs in demand for citizenship services we are currently unable to provide services on behalf of the Social Security Administration on a regular ...
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