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ConsulateImportant Closure Announcement:

Chinese consulate:

Closure Dates: Sep 5. Oct 3. Nov 11. Nov 24. Nov 25. Dec 26. Dec 27.

Important Alert:


Effective immediately - Aug 29th, the Vietnam consulate in San Francisco is now issuing 1 yr multiple entry visas for tourism and business USA passports applicants. Please note that this new provision will only be granted to US Passport holders.
Single/multiple entry visas for 1 or 3 months will be available for Non-US passport holders only.
There are no additional paperwork required aside from what is listed on our Visa Requirement page.

Australia ETA:

Effective immediately - 8/29, we are able to process ETA visa requests (Australia E-Visa) for the following countries ONLY:

  1. USA
  2. Brunei
  3. Hong Kong
  4. Japan
  5. Malaysia
  6. Singapore
  7. South Korea
Please follow the instructions at the bottom of the ETA application form. The process takes up to 5 days.

Important: If you hold a passport not mentioned in the list above, please refer to our visa requirements section for a complete list of the documents you will need to send to our office to obtain a visa for Australia. Please be advise that there is no rush option available.

U.S passport:

Effective immediately - Nov 23rd

Elimination of Visa Page Inserts for U.S. Passports - The U.S. Department of State will no longer add visa pages into U.S. passports beginning January 1, 2016. Requests for additional 24-page visa inserts will only be accepted until December 31, 2015. Beginning January 1, 2016, applicants in need of additional pages in their valid passports must renew their passport. Travelers who are running low on pages and still have a few years validity remaining on their passport should apply for additional visa pages before the end of this year.


Effective immediately - Oct 8th

The India visa processing time is 3 weeks or more depending on the respective jurisdiction.There is no rush process,please plan your trip accordingly.


Effective immediately - July 2nd

We can only process 6 months visa for all the non-US passport holders except for ISRAEL, CANADA, NORWAY, and SWITZERLAND. This is applicable for Tourist, Business, Entry, Employment and Student visa. The applications must indicate 6 months for "Period of Visa".

U.S passport:

Effective immediately - Mar 22nd

All passport renewal and add pages process please enclose the fee in the form of a personal check or money order.
$60.00 for Form DS-5504
$170.00 for Form DS-82
$142.00 for Form DS-4085
Enclose the fee in the form of a personal check or money order.
Make checks payable to "U.S. Department of State."
The full name and date of birth of the applicant must be typed or printed on the front of the check.
Above fee does not include handling charges, please include credit card on the Visa Network order form.


Effective immediately - Jan 19th

US passport holders ONLY: 10 yr multiple entry visas with a maximum stay of 60 days stay for each visit are being granted by the Chinese consulates in the US. The are no additional documents required. If you have not sent in your documents to our office yet, please check the last box in section 2.2 and type 10yr visa. Travelers must have 1 yr validity or more on their passports to qualify. Please be advised that the is up to the discretion of the Chinese Visa officer to grant the visa, it is not guaranteed.