Effective immediately - Nov 15th
China visa applications are subject to strict jurisdiction rules. Some China consulates do not offer expedite processes, please call our office for the current turn around times IF YOU DO NOT FALL UNDER SAN FRANCISCO CHINA CONSULATE'S JURISDICTION.
Effective immediately - Aug 31st
Effective immediately - Jul 26th
Due to the immediate closure of the San Francisco Russian consulate, processing time will be 3-5 weeks for all incoming Russian visa requests regardless of what jurisdiction you fall under. Please email our Russia desk at firstname.lastname@example.org or call our office to discuss your specific case and the best option available for you.
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 Ex Standard overnight delivery.
You will receive an email with the tracking number of the package, once it becomes available from the India visa center.
They will not allow any third-party company to pick up your passport on your behalf, therefore, please ensure that the address you provide on the 2-page India visa application form is correct BEFORE you send your documents to our office!
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 accepted by the consulate. Requirements for Chinese Visa Photos
Effective immediately - Apr 11th
Due to a CKGS transition process last week, expect processing times to be delayed an additional 5 working days or more from our processing time schedule.
Effective immediately - Mar 8th
The Consulate of Thailand in Portland, Oregon will be closed from March 6th until March 16th, reopening on Monday March 20th. All Thailand visas requests during this time frame will need to be processed through the Thailand Consulate General of the applicants jurisdiction. Please call Visa Network for details.
Effective immediately - Fed 13th. There is an increasing volume of passport renewal requests that has created a back log in the expedite passport process. All expedited US passport processes are taking 4 weeks or more at the San Francisco Passport agency. IF you need to obtain your passport or renew your passport for an upcoming international trip but can not wait 4 weeks, please choose the appropriate rush option on our order form and provide a flight itinerary along with the documents you send to our office. To avoid unnecessary delays, please make sure to read all the instructions for the process you are requesting and provide all the necessary documents listed.
Effective immediately - Jan 29rd New requirements for China visa, please refer to our requirements page: http://www.visanetwork.com/v_c.shtml
Effective immediately - Jan 23rd. The Pre-arrival Registration for Indian passport holders will be implemented on 23 January 2017. The online service for "Pre-arrival Registration for Indian Nationals" is now opened for a visit to Hong Kong for up to 14 days.
China consulate will no longer honor any rush visa request from any European passport holder.
Effective immediately - Oct 29th. Passport pictures should not contain glasses! Passport pictures with glasses will not be accepted by the government.
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.
Effective immediately, we are able to process ETA visa requests (Australia E-Visa) for the following countries ONLY:
Please follow the instructions at the bottom of the ETA application form. The process takes up to 5 days.
- Hong Kong
- South Korea
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.