The U.S. Mission in China is temporarily suspending all visa services due to China’s recent spike in COVID-19 cases. Only emergency consular services are available at the U.S. Consulates in Wuhan, Shenyang, and Guangzhou. Passport and emergency citizen services will continue at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing and the U.S. Consulate General in Shanghai.
While some previously scheduled appointments at the Consulate General in Shanghai will proceed, visa appointments at all other locations are canceled. Nonimmigrant Visa applicants are advised to reschedule their appointments for a later date and Immigrant Visa applicants are advised to contact the Immigrant Visa Unit (Immigrant Visa Unit – Question – U.S. Embassy & Consulates in China (usembassy-china.org.cn). The U.S. Mission in China did not indicate when normal services will resume.
For more information on rescheduling a visa appointment and contacting a consulate or the embassy, please see the U.S. Mission China Alert at Alert: Update from U.S. Mission China Consular Services for December 15, 2022 – U.S. Embassy & Consulates in China (usembassy-china.org.cn).