News & Announcements

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FSM Citizen Repatriation Efforts to Begin with COVID-19 Free Jurisdictions

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Tue, Sep 22, 2020 Tue, Sep 22, 2020

FSM Passport Affidavit Form

Thu, Sep 20, 2018

Why the FSM National Government Reinstated Travel Restrictions for Travelers Originating From COVID-19 Affected Countries

Fri, Feb 28, 2020

Employment Authorization Form

Tue, Jan 12, 2021

FSM Entry Permit Application

A permit is not required for a person visiting the FSM for 30 days of less. A person needs a permit for a visit in execs of 30 days. Citizens or nationals of the United States, Republic of Palau and the Republic of the Marshall Islands may be issued an entry permit for the duration of the visit which shall not exceed one year. An entry permit for other nationals, however, shall not exceed 90 days. ...

Mon, Apr 10, 2017

President David W. Panuelo Explores Possible Cooperation with Powerhouse Nonprofit Environmental Organizations and Philanthropists while in D.C.

Washington D.C. – On May 23rd, 2019, His Excellency David W. Panuelo, President of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), hosted a breakfast meeting with powerhouse D.C-based nonprofit organizations (NGOs) for potential cooperation. He met with Mr. Tracy R. Wolstencroft, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Geographic Society (NGS), and also in attendance were Mr. Dan Myer, Director of Public Policy at NGS; Mr. Seth Horstmeyer, Program Director of Oceans5; and Ms. Kathryn J. Mengerink, J.D., Ph.D., Executive Director of the Waitt Foundation.

Tue, May 28, 2019 Tue, May 28, 2019

In Memoriam: The Honorable Livingston A. Taulung

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

New Release-Idaho Visit

Mon, Apr 8, 2019

Travelers Encouraged to Stay Home; if Travel to the FSM is Necessary, You Will Be Subject to Quarantine/Isolation Requirements; Travel to Chuuk Banned Until March 29th, 2020

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Thu, Mar 19, 2020 Fri, Mar 20, 2020


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Tue, Apr 28, 2020

Senate Eyes Telehealth to Help Pacific Island Veterans Access Care

Washington DC, May 03, 2019- The Embassy of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) in D.C., continues to engage on the Capitol Hill with the U.S. Congress on a variety of issues including advocacy work on FSM veterans’ affairs issues. Through these collaborations, a recent bill was introduced by Senators Brian Schatz (D-HI) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) regarding a pilot project that would enable US veterans in the Pacific islands including the Freely Associated States have the ability to access support from the U.S. Government while in the islands.

Fri, May 3, 2019 Fri, May 3, 2019

In Memoriam: Bethwel Henry

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Thu, Dec 17, 2020 Thu, Dec 17, 2020

USCIS: Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds

FAS Ambassadors Joint-Meeting with the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Interior

Mon, Oct 29, 2018

Public Notice: Implementation of the REAL ID Act as it applies to FAS Citizens

Implementation of the REAL ID Act as it applies to FAS Citizens

Thu, Nov 7, 2019 Thu, Nov 7, 2019

Pacific Island nationals in Washington could get health coverage help

8 Mar 2017 - Micronesian, Marshallese and Palauan nationals who live in Washington might see increased state support of their health insurance, as a bill winds its way through the Washington state legislature this session.

The Seatle GlobalistWed, Mar 8, 2017 Fri, Mar 24, 2017

FSM Joint National Inauguration Ceremony Livestream

The Joint National Inauguration Ceremony will be livestreamed, with the program proper starting at 10:00am today July 29 2019 PONT. The link is here and already live.

Click here to access the Inaugural Address of His Excellency David W. Panuelo, Ninth President of the Federated States of Micronesia.

Office of the President of the Federated States of MicronesiaSun, Jul 28, 2019 Mon, Jul 29, 2019

Address by H. E. David W. Panuelo On the Occasion of the 34th Day of FSM Independence

Click the large video image below for H.E. David W. Panuelo's 34th FSM Independence Day Address. The transcript of the address is below the video.

My fellow Micronesians,

Office of the President of the Federated States of MicronesiaTue, Nov 3, 2020 Tue, Nov 3, 2020

President Panuelo & Vice President George Receive Ambassador Cantor, $7,700,000 via an Act Demonstrating that the United States CARES for the FSM-US Enduring Partnership

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Office of the President of the Federated States of MicronesiaThu, Apr 30, 2020 Thu, Apr 30, 2020

New FSM Ambassador to the United States of America

Palikir, Pohnpei, 10 Jan 2017 – A brief ceremony was held on January 9th at the President’s Office in Palikir for the swearing in of Ambassador-designate Akillino H. Susaia as the next Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) Ambassador to the United States of America.

Office of the President of the Federated States of MicronesiaTue, Jan 10, 2017 Tue, Jan 10, 2017

FSM President Peter Christian's Address to the 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly

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General Assembly of the United NationsThu, Sep 27, 2018 Mon, Nov 19, 2018