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Embassy Stockholm COVID-19 Update #18: Depositing Economic Impact Checks; U.S. Passport Processing Resumes; Routine Visa Services Remain Suspended

1)  We’ve received various inquiries from those facing challenges cashing or depositing their economic-impact payment checks at their local banks in Sweden. The checks, issued by the U.S. Treasury to assist Americans affected by the pandemic, should be deposited into a U.S.-based bank account. For more information on this and other possible alternatives, please visit ...
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“Message for U.S. Citizens: Embassy Stockholm COVID-19 Update #17: Passport Operations Update Announced”

On June 2, the Department of State announced plans for the gradual, phased reopening of passport operations for this summer.  The update can be viewed on the travel.state website . The U.S. Embassy in Stockholm still processes applications for regular passports, but applicants should continue to expect significant delays in receiving their new passports until normal domestic operations ...
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“Message for U.S. Citizens: Embassy Stockholm COVID-19 Update #16: Voting Overseas”

Voting is one of our most fundamental rights as U.S. citizens.  U.S. elections are managed individually by the 50 states, four territories, and the District of Columbia.  The  Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP)  works to ensure overseas citizens are aware of their right to vote and have the tools and resources to successfully do so – from anywhere in the world.  ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Embassy Stockholm COVID-19 Update #15: Embassy Closed May 25th, Face Coverings Required for Embassy Visitors

1)  Please be advised that the U.S. Embassy in Stockholm will be closed on Monday, May 25th, in observance of Memorial Day.  We will reopen for limited (emergency) consular services on Tuesday, May 26th. 2)  Effective May 26th, all visitors to the U.S. Embassy, including those for U.S. Citizen services and visa appointments, are required ...
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