Message for U.S. Citizens: Fuzhou Coffee Hour with Consular Officer

8/3/2015

A Consular Officer from U.S. Consulate General Guangzhou will visit Fuzhou on Monday, August 10, and would like to invite all U.S. citizens and their families to an American Citizen Services (ACS) Coffee Hour to chat about expat life in Fuzhou. The Consular Officer will be available to answer any questions you may have about services provided by ACS. We would also like to hear about your experience living in Fuzhou – even if you don’t have a specific question for our consular officer, please feel free to stop by and say hello.

The Coffee Hour will be held at the Starbucks at Wanda Shopping Mall from 6-8pm on Monday, August 10.

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The Consular Officer will be available to discuss any issues related to life abroad, including:

  • Renewing your/your child’s passport, and adding passport pages
  • Applying for a Consular Report of Birth Abroad (CRBA)
  • Notary services
  • Emergency preparedness
  • Voting
  • U.S. citizen warden network
  • Consulate registration

Please note that while we are happy to discuss these consular services, our officers are unable to accept applications or adjudicate other services while outside the consulate.

Come with your questions – we look forward to seeing you there!

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The U.S. Consulate in Guangzhou is located at 43 Hua Jiu Road, Zhujiang New Town, Tianhe District, Guangzhou, China and is open from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  The Consulate’s American Citizen Service (ACS) unit can be reached at (86)(20) 3814-5775.  You can also contact the ACS unit through email at GuangzhouACS@state.gov.  Please visit our website for information on all services provided by the ACS unit.  If you are in need of urgent assistance outside of business hours, call the Consulate’s emergency after hours number at (86)(010) 8531-4000, and ask for the duty officer.

We strongly recommend that U.S. citizens traveling to or residing in China enroll in the Department of State’s Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) at travel.state.gov. STEP enrollment gives you the latest security updates, and makes it easier for the U.S. Embassy or nearest U.S. Consulate to contact you in an emergency.  If you don’t have Internet access, enroll directly with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate.

Regularly monitor the State Department’s website, where you can find current Travel Warnings, including any Travel Warnings or Travel Alerts for China, and Worldwide Cautions. Read the Country Specific Information for China. For additional information, refer to the “Traveler’s Checklist” on the State Department’s website.

You can also call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries.  These numbers are available from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).

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The U.S. Embassy in Beijing, China
No. 55 An Jia Lou Road, Chaoyang District
Beijing 100600
Telephone:  (86) (10) 8531-4000
Emergency after-hours telephone:  (86) (10) 8531-4000
The Embassy consular district includes the municipalities of Beijing and Tianjin and the provinces/autonomous regions of Gansu, Hebei, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Inner Mongolia, Jiangxi, Ningxia, Qinghai, Shaanxi, Shandong, Shanxi, and Xinjiang.

The U.S. Consulate General in Chengdu
Number 4, Lingshiguan Road, Section 4, Renmin Nanlu
Chengdu 610041
Telephone:  (86)(28) 8558-3992
Emergency after-hours telephone:  (86) (10) 8531-4000
This consular district includes the provinces/autonomous region of Guizhou, Sichuan, Xizang (Tibet) and Yunnan, as well as the municipality of Chongqing.

The U.S. Consulate General in Guangzhou
43 Hua Jiu Road, Zhujiang New Town, Tianhe District,
Guangzhou 510623
Telephone:  (86)(20) 3814-5775
Emergency after-hours telephone:  (86)(010) 8531-4000
This consular district includes the provinces/autonomous region of Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, and Fujian.

The U.S. Consulate General in Shanghai
Westgate Mall, 8th Floor, 1038 Nanjing Xi Lu
Shanghai 200031
Telephone:  (86)(21) 3217-4650
Emergency after-hours telephone:  (86) (10) 8531-4000
This consular district includes Shanghai municipality and the provinces of Anhui, Jiangsu, and Zhejiang.

The U.S. Consulate General in Shenyang
No. 52, 14th Wei Road, Heping District
Shenyang 110003
Telephone:  (86)(24) 2322-1198
Emergency after-hours telephone:  (86) (10) 8531-4000
This consular district includes the provinces of Heilongjiang, Jilin, and Liaoning.

The U.S. Consulate General in Wuhan
New World International Trade Tower I
No. 568, Jianshe Avenue
Hankou, Wuhan 430022
Telephone:  (86) (027) 8555-7791
Emergency after-hours telephone:  (86) (10) 8531-4000
[Please note that consular services are provided only during quarterly outreaches in Wuhan.  Contact the Embassy in Beijing for consular and emergency services.]