MRV Receipt Validity
All nonimmigrant visa application fee (also known as the MRV fee) payments made on or after October 1, 2022, are valid for 365 days from the date a receipt is issued for payment of the MRV fee. Applicants must schedule an interview appointment or submit an interview waiver application during this 365-day period. Please note applicants must only schedule their interview or submit their waiver application within the 365-day period. There is no requirement the interview must occur during the 365-day period. All receipts for payment of MRV fees issued before October 1, 2022, were extended until September 30, 2023, and remain valid until this date.
(Updated October 14, 2021)
Beginning in November 2016, all travelers holding People’s Republic of China passports with 10-year U.S. B1/B2, B1 or B2 visas must enroll in the Electronic Visa Update System (EVUS) program. For more information on this program, please visit www.cbp.gov/EVUS .
Email: To reach a customer service representative via email, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Telephone: Please contact a customer service representative using one of these telephone numbers:
Callers in Beijing: 5679-4700 | Callers outside of Beijing: 010-5679-4700
Callers in Shanghai: 5191-5200 | Callers outside of Shanghai: 021-5191-5200
Callers in the United States: 703 665 1986
International callers: +1 703 665 1986
Main Embassy Building: No. 55 An Jia Lou Lu, Beijing 100600
Huaxia Road, Zhujiang New Town, (near Exit B1 of the Zhujiang New Town subway station, Line 3 and Line 5)
Tianhe District, Guangzhou. All visa applicants scheduled for interviews should use the Consular Customer Entrance on Huaxia Road.
1038 West Nanjing Road, Westgate Mall 8th Floor, Shanghai 200041
52, 14th Wei Road, Heping District, Shenyang 110003