United States Embassy, Helsinki

Security, Resiliency, and Stewardship

OBO’s mission is to provide safe, secure, functional, and resilient facilities that represent the U.S. government to the host nation and support our staff in the achievement of U.S. foreign policy objectives. OBO constructs, maintains, and manages facilities that represent American values and the best in American architecture, design, engineering, technology, sustainability, art, culture, and construction execution.

Department of State 230th Anniversary

U.S. Department of State

Welcome to the new State.gov

Our new design makes it easier to find and learn about the State Department’s programs and services—from passports and visas to learning how U.S. diplomacy benefits the American people.