US Embassy China and Its Consulates General

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The US Embassy is located in Beijing. It houses more than 20 federal agencies and has five consulates general in Chengdu, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Shenyang and Wuhan.



1. The U.S. Embassy in Beijing

The US Embassy is located at No. 55 An Jia Lou Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100600.

If you are a US citizen and need to use the U.S. Embassy in Beijing's American Citizen Services for the following purposes, you must make an appointment online to visit it.

  • Applying for a U.S. passport for minors and adults, including renewal, lost/stolen and first issuance
  • Adding visa pages to a U.S. passport
  • Applying for a Consular Report of Birth Abroad (CRBA) and first U.S. passport for children born outside the United States
  • Notarial Services
  • Marriageability Affidavit

Here are more information about the U.S. Embassy in Beijing.

2. The U.S. Consulate General in Chengdu

This consular district includes the following:

  • Guizhou
  • Sichuan
  • Xizang (or Tibet, where the Mount Everest Lies)
  • Yunnan
  • The municipality of Chongqing

Here are more information.

3. The U.S. Consulate General in Guangzhou

This consular district includes the following:

  • Guangdong
  • Guangxi
  • Hainan
  • Fujian

Here are more information.

The U.S. Consulate General in Shenyang

Location: No. 52, 14th Wei Road, Heping District, Shenyang 110003

Contact Information:

  • Telephone: (86)(24) 2322-1198
  • After-hours U.S. citizen emergencies: (86) 137-0988-9307

Consular District includes:

  • Heilongjiang
  • Jilin
  • Liaoning

Operation Hours:

The U.S. Consulate General in Shanghai


Westgate Mall, 8th Floor, 1038 Nanjing Xi Lu, Shanghai 200031

Contact Information:

  • Email:
  • Telephone: (86)(21) 3217-4650
  • After-hours U.S. citizen emergencies: (86)(21) 6433-3936

Consular District Includes:

  • Shanghai municipality
  • Anhui
  • Jiangsu
  • Zhejiang

2011 Holiday Schedule for the US Consulates General and US Embassy China





January 3 Monday New Year's Day US & China
January 17 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday US
February 2 - 6  Wednesday - Sunday Chinese (Lunar) New Year China
February 21 Monday President's Day US
April 5 Tuesday Tomb Sweeping Day China
May 1 - 2 Sunday - Monday International Labor Day China
May 30 Monday Memorial Day US
June 6 Monday Dragon Boat Festival China
July 4 Monday Independence Day US
September 5 Monday Labor Day US
September 12 Monday Mid-Autumn Festival China

October 1 - 5

Saturday - Wednesday

Chinese National Day

October 10 Monday Columbus Day US
November 11 Friday Veterans' Day US
November 24 Thursday Thanksgiving Day US
December 26 Monday Christmas Day US


The U.S. Consulate General in Wuhan

The Consulate General in Wuhan was established in November 2007 and had its official opening ceremony in November 2008. It's the fifth consulate general of the US Embassy China and currently does not provide visa services. Visa applications will be handled as before through the U.S. Embassy in Beijing. 


New World International Trade Tower I
No. 568, Jianshe Avenue
Hankou, Wuhan  430022

Operation Hours:

The consulate is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. It is closed on these American and Chinese holidays.

Ways to Contact American Citizen Services:

  • Tel: 027-8555-7791
  • Fax: 027-8555-7761
  • Emergency phone number:
    • (011-86-10) 8531-4000 if you are calling from the United States
    • 010-8531-4000 if you are calling from China



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