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Office Hours, Location and Contact (Recommended)
2003/11/14

Services of the Passport and Visa Office

Office Hours and Holidays

Address and Location

Application Hall

Consular Districts

Contact Us

Key Links

Apply Step by Step


      1. Services of the Passport and Visa Office

             1) Issue passports or travel documents to Chinese citizens;

             2) Issue visas to aliens visiting China (including the Hong Kong SAR) ;

             3) Notarize documents for Chinese citizens and authenticate documents for Chinese citizens and aliens.

 

           

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2. Office Hours and Holiday Schedule


 
       The office hours of the Passport and Visa Office are:

9:00am-12:00pm, 1:00pm-2:30pm

Monday to Friday except the following holidays:

护照签证组停止办公日

PASSPORT AND VISA

OFFICE CLOSE ON

法定假日

HOLIDAY OF

中国/美国

CHINESE/USA

11

THU.

元旦

NEW YEAR'S DAY

美国/ USA

119

MON.

马丁.路德金日

MARTIN LUTHER KIN'S BIRTHDAY

美国/ USA

126-28

MON.-WED.

春节

SPRING FESTIVAL

中国/ CHINESE

51

FRI.

国际劳动节

INTERNATIONAL LABOR DAY

中国/ CHINESE

525

MON.

阵亡将士纪念日

MEMORIAL DAY

美国/ USA

73

FRI.

独立日

INDEPENDENCE DAY

美国/ USA

97

MON.

劳动节

LABOR DAY

美国/ USA

101-5

THU.-MON.

国庆节

NATIONAL DAY

中国/ CHINESE

1012

MON.

哥伦布日

COLUMBUS' DAY

美国/ USA

1111

WED.

退伍军人节

VETERANS' DAY

美国/ USA

1126-27

THU.-FRI.

感恩节

THANKSGIVING

美国/ USA

1225

FRI.

圣诞节

CHRISTMAS

美国/ USA

Applicants are suggested to avoid the crowd and long line. 

            Generally speaking, the visa application hall is crowded in all the afternoons, and on Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays and the first 2 days after the holidays above. It is less crowded from 9:00 to 10:30 am. and on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

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3. Address and Location

 

Passport and Visa Office

Consulate General of the P. R. China in New York

520 12th Ave.

New York, NY 10036 

 

 

 

To get directions, please click here.

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4. Application Hall

 

    The main entrance of the Application Hall is located at the corner of 42nd St. and 12th Ave, Manhattan.

 

1st

Floor

Window 1-5 *

Window 9

Window 8&10

Visa

Authentication

Submit Pickup Form

Cashier and Pickup

2nd

Floor

Window 12-16  *

Passport and Travel Document for Chinese Citizens

       

 

 

 

         For application ,please wait in line.  

         For pickup, please submit pickup forms to Window 9, and then pay fees to Window 8 or 10. No queuing form is required at these windows.

         Instant picture and self-help copiers are available in the Hall. Application forms are provided for free. If you cann't find it, feel free to ask the security guard for help.

 

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5. Apply Step by Step


6.Consular Districts

 

        The Passport and Visa Office only transacts consular documents for residents in its consular districts, which include:

Connecticut, Maine, Ohio, Massachusetts, New Hampshire,

New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont. 

 

Consular Districts of Chinese Embassy and Consulate in the United States

 

(Click the name of your State to visit the website of the Embassy or relevant Consulate):

 

 

 

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6.Contact Us

 

        (1) Information Center: (212)868 2078 (extention 8 for representitive)

             1)  To listen to recorded information about visa, passport or authentication  24/7;

             2)  To get application forms with  fax machine 24/7;

             3)  To reach consuls between 10:00am-12:00am, 1:00pm-3:30pm on working days.

          you may also send your questions by email at cnnyconsulate@mfa.gov.cn .

 

       (2) Fax:  (212)465 1708

            This fax is set for supporting documents amendment only. Please do not send your question or request the forms(click here to download) by fax.

 

       (3) Email: cnnyconsulate@mfa.gov.cn

            1) The email is for visa, passport, authentication and legalization applicants only.

            2) Please visit our website or listen to the Information Center at (212)868 2078 carefully before sending your email. Questions covered by the website or the Information Center and inquiry of the progress of applications will not be replied.

            3)  Please illustrate your application in detail and specify Passport, Visa, Notarization, Authentication, or Travel Document as the subject of your email so that it can be handled accordingly and replied to promptly and accurately.

            4)  Please be noticed that we do not issue any documents via email, or through internet.

            5)  Email with virus will not be replied. 

 

    (4) Supervisor's Email: visadirector@gmail.com  

            This email is managed by the supervisor of the Passport and Visa Office. Ii is for suggestions and complaints only.  

 

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7. Key Links

 

Name

Website

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

http://www.mfa.gov.cn

Find information for other Chinese Embassies or Consulates

Chinese Embassy in U.S.

http://www.china-embassy.org

Chinese Consulate General in San Francisco

http://www.chinaconsulatesf.org/eng/

Chinese Consulate General in Los Angles

http://losangeles.china-consulate.org/eng/

Chinese Consulate General in Chicago

http://www.chinaconsulatechicago.org

Chinese Consulate General in Houston

http://www.chinahouston.org

Ministry of Public Security

http://www.mpa.gov.cn

China National Tourism Administration

http://www.cnta.com 

China Customs General Administration

http://www.customs.gov.cn

Hong Kong SAR Immigration Department

http://www.info.gov.hk/immd

Macao SAR Identification Department

http://www.dsi.gov.mo

China National Tourist Office

http://www.cnto.org

China Center of Adoption Affairs

http://www.china-ccaa.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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