VOTING IN 2018 U.S. ELECTIONS

Your vote counts!  Did you know that many U.S. elections for house and senate seats have been decided by a margin smaller than the number of ballots cast by absentee voters?  All states are required to count every absentee ballot as long as it is valid and reaches local election officials by the absentee ballot receipt deadline. Follow ...
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North Korea Travel Warning

The Department of State strongly warns U.S. citizens not to travel to North Korea/the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK).  Due to the serious and mounting risk of arrest and long-term detention of U.S. citizens, effective September 1, 2017, U.S. passports were invalidated for travel into, in, or through North Korea.  Persons who wish to ...
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Absentee Voting Information for U.S. Citizens Abroad

To be an active voter, become informed about the process of registration and voting overseas . The most updated information on absentee voting for U.S. citizens living abroad is available from two sources – the Department of State’s Overseas Voting information, and the information provided by the Federal Voting Assistance Program . Please visit these websites to learn about deadlines and procedures for registering and ...
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Important Change to Your Passport

The U.S. Embassy in Beijing, China, would like to inform U.S. Citizens that the U.S. Government will no longer be able to add additional visa pages to U.S. passports starting January 1, 2016.  Instead, 52-page passport books will be issued at no extra cost. This worldwide change enhances the security of U.S. passports. U.S. Citizens ...
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Meeting Invitation to U.S. Citizens in Nanning

U.S. Consulate General Guangzhou 43 Hua Jiu Road, Zhujiang New Town Tianhe District, Guangzhou 510623 +86 (20) 3814-5000 08/13/2015 A Consular Officer from the U.S. Consulate General in Guangzhou will visit Nanning on Tuesday, August 18, and would like to invite all U.S. citizens and their families to an American Citizen Services Coffee Hour to chat ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Invitation to Meet Consular Officer in Shantou

A Consular Officer from U.S. Consulate General Guangzhou will visit Shantou on Monday, July 27 and would like to invite all U.S. citizens and their families to an American Citizen Services Coffee Hour to chat about expat life in Shantou. The Consular Officer will be available to answer any questions you may have about services ...
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American Citizen Service in Kunming

A consular officer from the United States Consulate in Chengdu will be in Kunming to provide limited consular services on Saturday, June 13, 2015 at Humdinger Brewpub, located on 111 Zhengyi Lu (昆明正义路111号). There are a limited number of appointment slots for this visit.  You must email us to reserve a time; please include your full ...
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American Citizen Service in Chongqing

On April 25, 2015, a Consular Officer from the United States Consulate General in Chengdu will be at the Intercontinental Hotel in Chongqing to provide limited consular services, including applications for passport renewal, additional passport visa pages, and notaries.  We will also be available to answer questions or address any concerns you have should you wish to make an appointment just to ...
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American Citizen Services Now on WeChat

U.S. Consulate General Guangzhou’s American Citizen Services Unit (Guangzhou ACS) is proud to announce we are now broadcasting information for U.S. citizens on We Chat! Please look for username GuangzhouACS or scan the QR code below with your mobile device for the latest regarding travel alerts, ACS services, and more. By using social media, we ...
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American Citizen Service in Kunming

On 3/14/2015, a Consular Officer from the United States Consulate General in Chengdu will be in Kunming to provide limited consular services, including applications for passport renewal, additional passport visa pages, and notaries.  Please note that initial passport applications for someone who has never been issued a U.S. passport will not be accepted.  Regular consular visits will now be scheduled on the ...
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American Citizen Service in Kunming

A consular officer from the United States Consulate in Chengdu will be in Kunming to provide limited consular services on Saturday, December 13, 2014.  There are a limited number of appointment slots for this visit.  You must email us to reserve a time; please include your full name and which service you require.  When your appointment ...
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