News & Announcements

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I-102 Instruction Sheet

Tue, Jan 12, 2021

FSM President Peter M. Christian's Message to FSM Citizens in the US -- 7.27.2017

Dear Citizens,

In the wake of the United States Presidential election some people have asked the question: what now? Well, generally we now know that Republican President Donald Trump have taken the helm of government as President of the United States of America. We also know that the Republican Party now controls both houses of the US Congress.

Thu, Jul 27, 2017

President David W. Panuelo Meets with Secretary Robert Wilkie of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Discusses Supporting Veterans in the Federated States of Micronesia

Washington D.C., May 24, 2019– Near the conclusion of his visit to the United States, His Excellency David W. Panuelo, President of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), met with the Honorable Robert Wilkie, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The two had met earlier at the occasion of His Excellency’s visit to Arlington National Cemetery.

Mon, Jun 3, 2019 Mon, Jun 3, 2019

Inaugural Address of His Excellency David W. Panuelo

Mon, Jul 29, 2019

ATTENTION FSM CITIZENS CURRENTLY IN THE FSM BUT WHO PERMANENTLY RESIDE IN HAWAII OR GUAM: April 13th & April 14th Are the Last Outbound Flights for FSM Citizens for the Foreseeable Future

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Thu, Apr 9, 2020 Thu, Apr 9, 2020

For Memorial Day 2020, President Panuelo Conveys the Nation’s Grief to President Trump as the FSM & the United States Mourn Those Who Gave the Ultimate Sacrifice

Please click on the pdf file below to access the full version of the Presidential Letter. Click here to access the complete version of the Press Release.

Mon, May 25, 2020

Press Release-Pacific Island Law Students Courtesy Call on Ambassador Susaia

Washington DC, April 09, 2019- On Thursday, 21st of March 2019, student-members of the Pacific Island Law Student Association (PILA) from William S. Richardson School of Law in Honolulu, Hawaii paid a courtesy call on Ambassador Susaia. Those who attended the call include Mr. Eddie Yeichy 3rd year Law Student, Mr. Rockyner Hadley 1st year law student, and Ms. Beverlyn Simina 2nd year law student. They were accompanied by the President of their association Mr. Ian Tapu, who is also 2nd year law student.

Tue, Apr 9, 2019

The Federated States of Micronesia Celebrates the 75th Anniversary of the End of World War II, Calls for Empathy & Global Solidarity

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Tue, Sep 15, 2020 Tue, Sep 15, 2020

Joint Statement from the President of the United States and the Presidents of the Freely Associated States

The United States of America, the Republic of Palau, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Federated States of Micronesia, as Pacific nations, jointly reaffirm our interest in a free, open, and prosperous Indo-Pacific region. We recognize our unique, historic, and special relationships, and reaffirm our countries’ commitments to the Compacts of Free Association, resolving to continue our close cooperation in support of prosperity, security, and the rule of law.

Tue, May 21, 2019 Tue, May 21, 2019

FSM Immigration Regulations

You will find here FSM Immigration Regulations in pdf format. Please refer to the document for more information or should you have more questions please reach out to the Division of Immigration & Labor, FSM Department of Justice at ( or (619-3205844).

Wed, Jan 9, 2019

President Panuelo Declares a State of Public Health Emergency to Protect the FSM from the 2019 Coronavirus

Mon, Feb 3, 2020 Mon, Feb 3, 2020

Pohnpei State Simulation Exercise Reveals Both Significant Improvement & Significant Gaps; No Date Confirmed for Repatriation of FSM Citizens Residing in Pohnpei

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Thu, Aug 6, 2020 Thu, Aug 6, 2020

Costa Rica Visa Waiver

Thu, Nov 8, 2018

Following Biweekly Micronesian Presidents Summit Meeting, the FSM Submits its Formal Denunciation to the Pacific Island Forum, Beginning a One Year Exit Period

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Note Verbale & Statement of Denunciation

Wed, Feb 17, 2021 Wed, Feb 17, 2021

President Panuelo Grants Governor Elimo’s Request to Extend Chuuk’s Travel Restrictions to April 17; Air Travel from Palau to Yap Still Possible

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Sat, Mar 28, 2020

Federal Registration Notice-REALID Modification for FAS Act

Thu, Jan 14, 2021

Fact Sheet: Status of Citizens of the Freely Associated States of the Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of the Marshall Islands

Thu, Sep 20, 2018

FSM National Government Indefinitely Postpones December 5th Repatriation Flight & Cancels Operation Christmas Drop

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Tue, Dec 1, 2020 Tue, Dec 1, 2020

Decree in Relation to the Public Health Emergency Declaration

Fri, Feb 28, 2020

Decree to Suspend the use of the Special Polling Places in Guam and in Honolulu for the March 2021 National Election due to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Please click on the pdf file below to access the Presidential Decree & Letter to Speaker Simina regarding temporary suspension of Special Polling Places in Guam and Honolulu for the upcoming FSM National Election.

Fri, Dec 4, 2020