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 !!FSM President's Message to FSM citizens in the US!!
       

FSM Peter M. Christian's Open Letter to FSM citizens in the US regarding potential impacts of US policies on FSM and the road ahead to 2023 and beyond.

(Download FSM President's Open Letter here.)

       
FAS Ambassadors' Joint Letter Regarding Real ID Act Issue. (Click here to download.)
       
  FSM Forms & Information    
Passport Application, Fees & Instructions(Rev--6.5.15)

Affidavit Form for Lost or Damaged Passport    
       
  Birth Certificate Request Forms    
Request Form for Birth Certificate from Chuuk    
Request Form for Birth Certificate from Kosrae    
Request Form for Birth Certificate from Pohnpei    
Request Form for Birth Certificate from Yap    
       
 
I-94 Form(aka Form I-102) & Useful Factsheets
   
I-94 Form    
Detailed Instructions for I-94 Form    
Where to send your I-94 Form(Updated!!)    
Processing Fee for I-94 Form($330.00)--See Page 4 of the Detailed Instructions    
Follow this link to check the Status of your I-94 Form Online    
  US Citizenship and Immigration Services(US CIS) Factsheet(Revised, 11/3/2015)    
  US Customs and Border Protection(US CBP)I-94 Automation Factsheet    
  US CBP I-94 Expiration Dates Factsheet    
  If you last entered US after April 30, 2013 by air or sea, your I-94 record will be available online at www.cbp.gov/i94    
  Summary Background on the Roll-Out of the I-94 Automation Process    
       
  EMPLOYMENT AUTHORIZATION DOCUMENT(EAD)    
  EAD Card is issued by US Departement of Homeland Security/US Citizenship and Immigration Services and can serve as an acceptable Verification ID Document at DMV Offices. EAD enables DMV Offices to speed up the verification of your immigration status. The processing fee is waived for new and renewal EAD cards and VALID FOR 5 YEARS(effective on or after December 14, 2015). Please consider applying for an EAD card as a Verification ID for general use, particularly if you have been experiencing long waiting periods for your immigration status to be verified by DMV authorities.    
EAD Application(Form I-765)    
Detailed Instructions for Form I-765    
Where to send your Form I-765(Updated!!)    
Follow this link for information on filing Form I-765 Online(E-filing)    
       
  Form I-9(Employment Eligibility Verification)    
Click here for important information about Form I-9(Employment Eligibility Verification). For additional information, please follow this link: Employment Eligibility Status of FSM citizens in the US.    
       
       
  U.S. Social Security Number Application & Information    
U.S. Social Security Number Application & Instructions  

       
For more details, click here to go to the official website of U.S. Social Security Administration: www.ussa.gov    
       
  General Information    
US CIS FACTSHEET(Updated-11.3.15)--UPDATED INFORMATION!!!!!!

FSM Citizens Eligible for Legal Services In US Mainland, Hawaii, Guam and CNMI

Legal Services Corp.(LSC) Programs and Offices in US
       
General Information Pamphlet    
       
US REAL ID ACT OF 2005(US PUBLIC LAW 109-13) AND IMPORTANT REAL ID ACT COMPLIANT DATES
US Real ID of 2005(US Public Law 109-13)
US Department of Homeland Security Press Release regarding Important Dates for Real ID Act Compliance
1st Important Real ID Act Compliant Date: JANUARY 22, 2018 --passengers with a driver’s license issued by a state that is still not compliant with the REAL ID Act (and has not been granted an extension) will need to show an alternative form of acceptable identification for domestic air travel to board their flight.  To check whether your state is compliant or has an extension, click here.  Passengers with driver’s licenses issued by a state that is compliant with REAL ID (or a state that has been issued an extension) will still be able to use their driver’s licenses or identification cards. Click here for more details.
2nd Important Real ID Act Compliant Date: OCTOBER 01, 2020 -- EVERY air traveler will need a REAL ID-compliant license, or another acceptable form of identification, for domestic air travel. Click here for more details.
       
IMPLEMENTATION OVERVIEW OF REAL ID ACT OF 2005

Secure Driver's Licenses

REAL ID Enforcement in Brief

Secure Driver's License Documentation

REAL ID Frequently Asked Questions

Current Status of States/Territories

REAL ID and You: Rumor Control

       
IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR TRAVELERS : Travelers are encouraged to check the REAL ID compliance status of their state on the DHS website and review TSA’s list of acceptable forms of identification.  Travelers may also check with their state’s driver’s licensing agency about how to acquire a REAL ID compliant license.
       
!!NOTICE: US CIS FEE INCREASES TO BE EFFECTIVE ON DECEMBER 23, 2016!!

FSM CITIZENS: PLEASE BE INFORMED THAT US CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION SERVICES(US CIS) WILL BE IMPLEMENTING FEE INCREASES FOR FORMS, SUCH AS FORM I-102(INITIAL/REPLACEMENT I-94) AND FORM I-765(EMPLOYMENT AUTHORIZATION DOCUMENT), ON DECEMBER 23, 2016. For a complete list of all US CIS fee increases, go to: https://www.uscis.gov/forms/our-fees.

  • PROCESSING FEE FOR FORM I-102(Initial/Replacement I-94)WILL INCREASE TO $445, UP FROM $330.

Important Note on Form I-102 fee increase: If your last Entry Date into US was BEFORE April 30, 2013(Implementation Date for automation of I-94 process), you will be affected by this fee increase when you apply for a paper Replacement I-94 ON or AFTER December 23, 2016.

  • PROCESSING FEE FOR FORM I-765(EMPLOYMENT AUTHORIZATION DOCUMENT-EAD)WILL INCREASE TO $410, UP FROM $380.

Important Note on Form I-765(EAD) fee increase: You will be affected by the fee increase ONLY IF you are applying for a REPLACEMENT EAD CARD ON or AFTER December 23, 2016. Processing fee for a NEW or RENEWAL EAD application remains WAIVED and UNAFFECTED.

For additional details on the US CIS fee increases, click here: https: //www.uscis.gov/forms/our-fees.

       
Scholarship and Job Opportunities
FSM National Scholarship
Job Vacancies
Pohnpei State Scholarship Yap State Assistant Attorney General -Job Vacancy Announcement--6.8.15
Kosrae State Scholarship  
Chuuk State Scholarship    
Yap State Scholarship    
       
  Notice of Land Sale    
FSM Development Bank -- Notice of Sale of Land in Kosrae by Auction. For more information, go to: www.fsmdb.fm    
       
Embassy News & Annoucements
   
 
Embassy Closure Notice
  Embassy will be closed on Friday, November 10, 2017, in observance of FSM/US Veterans Day. Regular operation will resume on Monday, November 13, 2017.
   
  Micronesian Culture in Milan, Minnesota(Video Documentary)
  Islander Soldier by Nathan Fitch
   
 
FSM CITIZENS IN THE US
 
Citizen Outreach and Advocacy Program (COAP) in Action
Ambassador Meets with FSM Citizens in Jacksonville(Camp Lejeune) and Fayetteville, North Carolina
Ambassador Meets with FSM Citizens in Norfolk(Norfolk Naval Station and adjacent areas), Virginia

Ambassador Meets with FSM Citizens in Corsicana, Dallas/Irving, and Killeen, Texas
 
FSM Citizens in Oregon
FSM Citizens in California
 
FSM NEWS

FSM President's Public Information Office

President Christian Addresses 71st Session of United Nations General Assembly(9/26/16--FSM PIO)

PRESIDENT CHRISTIAN ADDRESSES PACIFIC DAY 2016 and 3rd OUR OCEAN CONFERENCE in Washington, DC(9/21/16--FSM PIO)

President's Remarks during the Opening of the 47th Pacific Islands Forum in Palikir, Federated States of Micronesia(9/19/16--FSM PIO)

FSM PIO Blog

FSM Congress
 
STATE NEWS
   
Chuuk State Govenment
   
Kosrae State Government
   
Pohnpei State Governor's Office
Pohnpei State Legislature
   
Yap State Government
 
Yap State Court
 
Yap State Election Commissioner (Yap State Election NEWS!!!!)
FSM citizens from Yap are encouraged to visit the Yap State Election Commission website(click here to go to the website)for Voter Registation, Absentee Ballot, and Timetable for the Yap State General Election on NOVEMBER 04, 2014.
 
Yap State Department of Resources & Development
 
 
LOCAL NEWS
The Kaselehlie Press
   
REGIONAL NEWS
Guam Pacific Daily News
Marianas Variety - GUAM Edition
Marianas Variety - CNMI Edition
Pacific Islands Report
   
  Visitor Information
FSM Immigration Regulations(as Amended)
Non-Citizen or Visitor Entry Requirements
No Entry Permit Required for Visit of 90 days or less
Entry Permit Is Not Required for US Citizens
Entry Permit Fees
More Info on Visiting Federated States of Micronesia(FSM)
 
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Quick Facts and Numbers on FSM Population and Economy
Comparative Statistics
 
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