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  • Thanksgiving: A Favorite U.S. Holiday

    Thanksgiving: A Favorite U.S. Holiday

    Celebrated on the fourth Thursday in November, Thanksgiving traces its origins to harvest festivals. It was customary to express gratitude for a bountiful harvest in the cultures of both the Pilgrims who sailed from England in 1620 and the Native Americans they encountered.

  • Signing the grant (Photo: US Consulate PD)

    American Corners Partnership Renewed

    On October 22, Consul Elizabeth Konick on behalf of the U.S. Embassy Lisbon, signed a new grant to renew the resources and technological equipment, and to promote activities at the American Corners of the University of the Azores on S. Miguel and Terceira islands.

  • Vasco Rato and the U.S. Consul (Photo: U.S. Consulate)

    FLAD Conference in the Azores

    The Luso-American Foundation for Development (FLAD) in cooperation with the National Science Foundation (NSF) held a conference on “Science and Society: Bioethics in Debate”

  • Alice Bowman with the U.S. Consul(Photo: U.S. Consulate)

    Reaching for New Horizons with Alice Bowman

    As part U.S. Embassy Portugal’s speaker’s program Mission Operation Manager (MOM) of NASA's New Horizons mission, Alice Bowman, visited the Azores and spoke to audiences at the University of the Azores and at the Astronomical Observatory of Santana (OASA).


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    American Citizen Services

    This section is for American citizens. You can find detailed information on passports, birth registrations, and other official documents directly at the embassy's website. 

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    ESTA - Information for Travellers

    Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) - all details for short term travels to the USA are available directly at the embassy's website.  

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    Travel to the U.S.

    To apply for a non-immigrant visa to the U.S. please visit the website or call the following number: +351 308 803 811.  

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    PAMPHLET: Presidents Day

    Increasingly, the holiday honoring President George Washington has become an occasion to celebrate the birthdays of both Washington and President Abraham Lincoln. Many Americans call the holiday Presidents Day. 

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    IIP eBooks

    IIP eBooks are available for your smartphone, mobile device, or eReader of choice! For each title, choose the file that works with your device or preferred app. 

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