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U.S. Consulate General Shanghai, American Citizen Services – Frequently Asked Questions

Beijing Virtual Town Hall Key Information: U.S. Embassy Beijing hosted Virtual Town Halls for U.S. Citizens in the Beijing consular district on May 4 and 5, 2022, on the developing COVID-19 health control measures situation.  Click here for a summary.

Click here to schedule an appointment for passport services, CRBAs, or notarial services

New for Passport Applicants: Starting February 15, 2022, U.S. citizens over the age of 16 who will renew their passports with the DS-82 application form are now eligible to do so via mail and pay their application fee online. Those applying for first-time passports, minor child passports, and passport cards must still make an appointment with the nearest consular section. Please see HERE for instructions about the adult passport renewal and online fee payment program.



The U.S. Embassy in China is offering emergency appointments only for passport and citizenship services that require an in-person appearance. Please be aware that emergency appointment availability is extremely limited.

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