Message to U.S. Citizens: Register to Vote!

Message to U.S. Citizens: Register to Vote! Register to vote and request your absentee ballot at FVAP.gov now for this year’s elections: The following states have elections in the next 90 days: P- Presidential Primary; S- State Primary; D- District Primary; T- Territory Primary ** Denotes a recent change in date Note: This information is current as of September …

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Earthquake Alert: U.S. Embassy Kolonia, Federated States of Micronesia – FSM (07/07/2020)

Earthquake Alert: U.S. Embassy Kolonia, Federated States of Micronesia – FSM (07/07/2020) Location:  Pohnpei, Chuuk, Yap, and Kosrae States Event: A magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck July 7 near Fais in Yap State at approximately 05:00 am. No tsunami warning has been issued but the region has experienced increased seismic activity in recent days. At this time, …

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Routine Message: U.S. Embassy Kolonia, Federated States of Micronesia – FSM (07/06/2020)

Routine Message: U.S. Embassy Kolonia, Federated States of Micronesia – FSM (07/06/2020) Location:  Pohnpei, Chuuk, Yap, and Kosrae States Event: This year, we at the U.S. Embassy are saddened we could not invite U.S. citizens to a large gathering to commemorate our Independence Day, but because of limitations on large gatherings, we planned a series …

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Travel Advisory: U.S. Embassy Kolonia, Federated States of Micronesia – FSM (07/02/2020)

Travel Advisory: U.S. Embassy Kolonia, Federated States of Micronesia – FSM (07/02/2020) Location:  Pohnpei, Chuuk, Yap, and Kosrae States Event: A United Airlines representative announced the August flight schedule for United’s service to the FSM. The short island-hopper (GUM-PNI-TKK-GUM) is scheduled to operate August 1, 2; and August 8, 9. The long island-hopper (GUM-PNI-TKK-KSA-KWA-MAJ-HNL)  is …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Passport Printing Facility Operations

Location: Pohnpei, Chuuk, Yap and Kosrae Event: U.S. passport printing facilities remain closed until further notice. To all American citizens seeking to apply for new or renewal passports, U.S. Embassy Kolonia can only process emergency passports which only have a one year validity.  To make an appointment for an emergency passport please contact:  KoloniaACS@state.gov .  United …

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Travel Advisory – U.S. Embassy Kolonia, Federated States of Micronesia – FSM (06/11/2020)

Location:  Pohnpei, Chuuk, Yap and Kosrae States Event: United Airlines announced flights for June, July, and August 2020.  Because this is a rapidly changing situation, before booking flights, please double check with United Airline’s website for the most up-to-date information. The final determination for allowing inbound and outbound passengers lies with the State and National …

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Travel Advisory – U.S. Embassy Kolonia, Federated States of Micronesia – FSM (05/13/2020)

Location:  Pohnpei, Chuuk, Yap and Kosrae States Event: This message relays updated United Airlines flight information.  Please follow this link on the U.S. Embassy’s website to view a United Airlines press release that includes updated flight schedules to the FSM for May and June. Guam (GUM) – Yap (YAP)* Airport (from/to) Flight No.  Operation dates Aircraft Guam Yap UA 185 May …

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News Release – United Airlines Announces Updated Flight Schedules for Guam, Saipan, Palau, and Micronesia

Media Release from United Airlines: GUAM, May 12, 2020 – United Airlines announced today the updated flight schedules for Guam, Saipan, Palau, and Micronesia from May through July 5, 2020. At a time when demand for travel is quite low due to the COVID-19 global outbreak and strict travel restrictions remain in place in the …

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Voter Registration MASCOT Message U.S. Embassy Kolonia

Message for U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Kolonia, Federated States of Micronesia – FSM (05/08/2020) Location:  Pohnpei, Chuuk, Yap and Kosrae States Event: Register to vote and request your absentee ballot at FVAP.gov now for the states below.  You can also find the 2020 Primary Elections calendar attached. The following states have elections in the next …

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Health Alert U.S. Embassy Kolonia, Federated States of Micronesia- FSM

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kolonia, Federated States of Micronesia – FSM (04/17/2020)    Location: Yap State Event: Yap State Governor Henry Falan announced April 16 a “Restrictions of Movement of People” decree that would apply to all Yap State residents between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m, Monday through Friday. The curfew …

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Travel Advisory – U.S. Embassy Kolonia, Federated States of Micronesia – FSM (04/15/2020)

Issued: 4/15/20202 Location:  Pohnpei, Chuuk, Yap and Kosrae States Event: United Airlines next service to Yap State is scheduled for May 10. United Airlines flight #185 is scheduled to depart Guam and arrive in Yap May 10.  The same aircraft will turn around and depart Yap on flight #186 and arrive in Guam in the …

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Travel Advisory – U.S. Embassy Kolonia, Federated States of Micronesia – FSM (04/14/2020)

Issued: 4/14/2020 Location:  Pohnpei, Chuuk, Yap and Kosrae States Event: United Airlines flight #154 departed Pohnpei April 14 bound for Guam. United Airlines is not scheduled to service the FSM until May 6. The westbound Long Island Hopper, flight #154 is scheduled to depart Honolulu May 6 with stops in Majuro, Kwajalein, Kosrae, Pohnpei, Chuuk …

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Message for U.S. Citizens – Alert regarding COVID-19-Related Financial Scams and Stimulus Checks (April 11, 2020)

Issued: 04/11/2020 Location:  Chuuk, Pohnpei, Yap and Kosrae States Event: The Internal Revenue Service urges taxpayers to beware of telephone calls and email phishing attempts relating to COVID-19. These can lead to tax-related fraud and identity theft. Taxpayers should also look out for suspicious websites, text messages, and social media messages that request money or …

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Travel Advisory – U.S. Embassy Kolonia, Federated States of Micronesia – FSM (04/09/2020)

Issued: 04/09/2020 Location:  Pohnpei, Chuuk, Yap and Kosrae States Event: The Embassy requests all American citizens enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP).  The Embassy can better assist you in an emergency if you enter information in STEP about your trip or residence abroad. You can also subscribe to receive updates with travel and …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Kolonia, Federated States of Micronesia – FSM (04/08/2020)

Issued: 04/08/2020 Location:  Pohnpei, Chuuk and Kosrae Event: The April 13, 2020, United Airlines flight #155 to Honolulu is fully booked now. Passengers may still purchase a ticket on stand-by. Seats remain available on the April 14, 2020, United Airlines flight #154 to Guam. American citizens wishing to depart the FSM should make every effort …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Kolonia, Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), April 3, 2020

Location: Kosrae, Yap, Chuuk and Pohnpei States Event: This message reminds U.S. citizens of the Department of State’s March 19, 2020 Global Level 4 Health Advisory advising U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19. U.S. citizens who live in the United States should arrange for immediate return to the United States, unless they …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kolonia, Federated States of Micronesia – FSM (April 2, 2020)

Location:  Pohnpei, Chuuk, Yap and Kosrae States Event:  As the United States and the world deal with the ongoing pandemic, the FBI’s national security and criminal investigative work continues. There are threats you should be aware of so you can take steps to protect yourself: Children who are home from school and spending more time …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Kolonia, Federated States of Micronesia – FSM (March 31, 2020)

Issued: March 31, 2020 Location:  Pohnpei, Chuuk, Yap and Kosrae States Event:  Travelers on United Airlines in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) should be prepared for unexpected flight cancellations and limited flight availability. United Airlines ’ Guam based representative announced March 31 that effective immediately United will suspend  service to/from Guam from now until mid-April except …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Kolonia, Federated States of Micronesia (FSM)

Issued: March, 27, 2020 Location: Kosrae, Yap, Chuuk and Pohnpei States Event: The March 19, 2020 Global Level 4 Health Advisory issued by the Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19. U.S. citizens who live in the United States should arrange for immediate return …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Kolonia, Federated States of Micronesia – FSM

Issued: March 22, 2020 Location:  Pohnpei State Event:  The Governor amended March 21 Emergency Order No. 20-21 to ban passenger arrivals to Pohnpei State. On March 21, the Governor of Pohnpei State signed an amendment to Emergency Order No. 20-21 to ban passenger arrivals to Pohnpei State. The order is effective immediately and only permits airline …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Kolonia, Federated States of Micronesia – FSM

Issued: March 21, 2020 Location:  Pohnpei, Chuuk, Yap and Kosrae States Event:  United Airlines reduced international and Pacific island flight schedules due to government mandates and restrictions prohibiting travel. On March 21, United Airlines  notified the Embassy of its reduced flight schedules internationally and in the Pacific island region. United’s reduced schedule will impact flights from Guam to Saipan, …

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Global Level 4 Health Advisory: Do Not Travel

The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19.  In countries where commercial departure options remain available, U.S. citizens who live in the United States should arrange for immediate return to the United States, unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period.  …

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COVID-19 Information

Country-Specific Information: The Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) has no confirmed COVID-19 cases within its borders. United Airlines Full Island Hopper Service (Guam-Chuuk-Pohnpei-Kosrae-Kwajalein-Honolulu) will serve the FSM approximately twice per month for departing passengers only. (Check United Airlines for updated information) United Airlines Short Island Hopper service (Guam-Pohnpei-Chuuk-Guam) will serve the FSM approximately four times …

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Health Alert for American Citizens

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kolonia, Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), January31, 2020 Event:  There is an ongoing outbreak of pneumonia first identified in Wuhan, China, caused by a novel (new) coronavirus. State local government actions: The FSM Department of Health and Social Affairs (DHSA) is currently enhancing surveillance at ports of entry.  The FSM DHSA …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kolonia

Location: Federated States of Micronesia Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take: Keep a low profile. Be aware of your …

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Weather Alert – Embassy of the United States of America, Federated States of Micronesia

Location: the islands of Nukuoro in Pohnpei State; and Lukunor in the Mortlock Islands, Losap, and Chuuk Lagoon in Chuuk State. Event: The National Weather Service, Guam, has issued a Tropical Storm warning for the above-named islands. In addition, a Tropical Storm Watch is now in effect for Fananu, Puluwat and Ululu in Chuuk State …

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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens – September 28, 2018

The U.S. Embassy alerts U.S. citizens that on September 28, at approximately 9:15 a.m., Air Niugini flight PX073 on approach to Chuuk International Airport (TKK) landed short of the runway in the lagoon.  Airport officials confirm all passengers and crew were safely evacuated and transported to Chuuk State Hospital for evaluation. The U.S. Embassy is …

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Health Notice – U.S. Embassy Kolonia

Location: Yap State, Federated States of Micronesia Event: The Yap State Department of Health Services reported an outbreak of diarrheal illness due to rotavirus. Rotavirus is highly infectious. It is characterized by vomiting and watery diarrhea for 3 to 8 days. Fever and abdominal pain also frequently occur. This outbreak coincides with the 9th Micronesian Games on Yap, …

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