PASSPORT AND VISA SERVICE

News & Alerts 

China Consulate Holidays

Date Holiday Jan 1st (Monday) New Year's Day Jan. 15th (Monday) Martin Luther King Jr Feb. 15-16th (Thursday, Friday) Chinese Lunar New Year April 5th (Thursday) Ching Ming Festival May 28th (Monday) Memorial Day Jun. 18th (Monday) The Dragon Boat Festival July 4th...

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Consulate Closures

All consulate offices and the passport Agency will be closed Thursday 23, November for the U.S.A Thanksgiving holiday. Brazil consulate: Nov 10, Nov 23, and Nov 24 China consulate: Nov 10, Nov 23, and Nov 24 Israel consulate: Nov 10 and Nov 23 Japan consulate: Nov 10,...

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Russia is taking longer to process visas

Russia: Effective immediately - Aug 31st Due to the immediate closure of the San Francisco Russian consulate, processing time will be 2-3 weeks for all incoming Russian visa requests regardless of what jurisdiction you fall under. Please email our Russia desk at...

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India visas are now being shipped directly to homes

India: Effective immediately - Jul 26th Please note that, effective immediately, the Indian visa center, CKGS, will ship your passport back to you directly after your Indian visa is ready. They will ship to the home address you provide on your visa application for Fed...

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New photo requirements for China

China: Effective immediately - May 3rd   The China consulate is implementing strict rules on the passport photos they require on their applications. Please use the following link as a reference. Any application that does not follow these requirements will not be...

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No glasses for passport services

No glasses, no matter what for U.S. Passport Services. From the State Department: "Last year, more than 200,000 U.S. passport customers submitted poor quality photos which we couldn't accept. The #1 problem was glasses. We had to put their passport applications on...

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