U.S. Government Shutdown: Embassy Beijing and Consulates are OPEN for Visa and Passport appointments

U.S. Embassy Beijing December 23, 2018 The Federal Government of the United States of America is currently in a Lapse of Appropriations period. Scheduled passport and visas services, and emergency services for U.S. citizens, will continue at the U.S. Embassy Beijing and our Consulates in China during the U.S. government shutdown. We are closed as ...
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No More Eyeglasses in the Application Photos

As of November 1, 2016, all foreign passport holders who apply for U.S. visas and all American citizens who apply for new U.S. passports or to renew existing U.S. passports, must remove their eyeglasses in their application photos.  We can no longer accept photographs of visa and U.S. passport applicants wearing eyeglasses, except in rare, ...
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CBP Launches the Electronic Visa Update System for Early Enrollments

Nationals of the People’s Republic of China with a 10-year visa will update their information every two years using EVUS WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today the launch of the Electronic Visa Update System (EVUS) website for early enrollments. All individuals with a People’s Republic of China issued passport bearing a 10-year B1/B2, B1 ...
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Shanghai Consular Section Announces New Education USA App

The Shanghai Consular Section held its annual Student Visa Day to promote educational exchanges and to announce the launch of EducationUSA China’s new Virtual Adviser mobile app. The app was developed by EducationUSA China to walk prospective students through the process of applying to a U.S. institution, applying for a student visa, and transitioning to ...
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