U.S. Citizen Services
The Department of State’s Bureau of Consular Affairs is currently experiencing technical problems with our overseas passport and visa systems. This issue is not specific to any particular country, citizenship document, or visa category. We apologize for the inconvenience and are working urgently to correct the problem and restore full operability.
Passport applications accepted overseas on or after May 26, 2015 are affected by this delay. If you applied for a U.S. passport overseas during this time frame and have travel plans within the next 10 business days, please consider requesting an emergency passport at the U.S. Embassy or Consulate at which you originally applied. Information about how to apply for an emergency passport is available at the following page.
Overview of American Citizen Services
The following is a list of services provided at American Citizen Services, U.S. Consulate Guangzhou. For detailed information on our services, including how to schedule an appointment, please click the appropriate link below.
The U.S. Consulate General in Guangzhou will be closed on the following days:
* Jun20-22 Sat-Mon Dragon Boat Festival
* Jul 3 Fri Independence Day
* Sep 7 Mon Labor Day
For a complete list of U.S. and Chinese holidays, please visit U.S. Consulate Guangzhou Holiday Schedule.
Should you need to report the death, arrest, hospitalization or other emergency involving an American citizen, please contact us at: (020) 3814-5775 from within China or (011-8620) 3814-5775 from the U.S. during our business hours (8:00a.m. to 4:45p.m. China time). American Citizen Services is unable to answer any visa-related inquiries.
After regular business hours, please call (010) 8531-4000 from within China or (011-8610) 8531-4000 from the U.S.