News & Announcements

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Second Update on the Implementation of the FSM COVID-19 Framework

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Tue, Aug 18, 2020 Tue, Aug 18, 2020

Presidential Proclamation

Wed, Feb 17, 2021

FSM Passport Form & Instructions

Thu, Sep 20, 2018

Inaugural Address of His Excellency David W. Panuelo

Mon, Jul 29, 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

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

MV Chief Mailo Returns to FSM After More Than One Year Abroad; One Isolated But Confirmed Case of COVID-19 on Board, Citizens Encouraged To Keep Distance From the Vessel & Quarantine Sites Until Further Notice

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Fri, Jan 8, 2021 Fri, Jan 8, 2021

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

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

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

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

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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

President Panuelo Discusses Public Education on Proposed Constitutional Amendments & Repatriation Efforts with Committee to Wait

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Wed, Nov 18, 2020 Wed, Nov 18, 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

FSM Pushes Forward to be First Pacific Island to Fully Establish Electronic Monitoring for Sustainable Fisheries

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Mon, Mar 29, 2021 Mon, Mar 29, 2021

The FSM Development Bank Scholarship Opportunities


Wed, Aug 28, 2019 Wed, Aug 28, 2019

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

President Panuelo Instructs FSM National to Coordinate with Pohnpei State Task Force to Conduct Simulation Exercise in Anticipation of Repatriation of FSM Citizens; Thematically Similar Exercises to Follow in Yap, Chuuk, and Kosrae

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Tue, Jun 23, 2020 Tue, Jun 23, 2020

Citing COVID-19 Exposure, FSM Consulate in Guam Moves to Remote Work Only

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Fri, Sep 25, 2020 Fri, Sep 25, 2020