Embassy Contact Information
Main U.S. Consulate General Building
1469 Huai Hai Zhong Road
(Near Wulumuqi Nan Lu)
Tel: (86-21) 6279-7662
Fax: (86-21) 6279-7603
Consulate office of The U.S. embassy in Shanghai China offers to
U.S.-citizens staying in china and for Chinese planning to visit
the United States or reside there many useful information. So a
quick glance to the services of the office gives you an idea about
but what you can do there American citizens department.
American citizens’ department in shanghai china can provide the citizens with a lot of information and services like:
US citizen registration registering your stay in north china (Liaoning, Jilin and Heilongjiang provinces) can be done through the secure office of the consulate office.
Births given by American citizens outside the U.S. should be register in the consulate office in order to claim the child’s American nationality, national security number, and United States passport if he is eligible. The consulate office issue American birth certificates for these children.
Marriage takes place between American citizen and a Chinese spouse/wife or another foreigner resident in china should be registered in the local affair office in the residence area. The consulate provides the procedure needed to register this marriage if you are intending to issue a visa for your spouse / wife.
Medical care for foreigners undergoes certain regulation should be taken for taking the medical attention required. The consulate provides the list of doctors/ hospitals that give medical attention to foreigners and have doctors and nurses who speaks English the list contains name, address, phone number, and facilities inside the hospital.
The consulate office explains how the notary services for documents can be done by the local affair office. Emergency, legal assistance are some of the services that the consulate provides for its citizens if you are a teacher and wants to teach English language for Chinese refers to the consulate which gives teachers a guide for teaching English in china
Passport issuing & renewals can be done through the consulate office in Shenyang. The citizen can request his new or renew exciting passport, report stolen passport, fees are 100$ for issuing a new passport
You also can order extra pages for your passport or ask for extending your passport
United States visa
If you are applying for non immigrant visa you must know that there are many kinds of visas like studying in U.S., tourism & business, dependant, exchanging visitors, employment and others. The consulate office provides the application forms for every type of visa along with information on how to apply to the visa, set an appointment, the required documentation. The location of the consulate, the working hours, holidays and phone &fax numbers could be getting from the office in shanghai.
The immigrant visa
Although the counselor office in Shenyang provides information for
Chinese citizens intending to immigrate to the U.S and applying
for various kinds of immigrant visas. The office is not authorized
for handling the immigrant visa applications and all the applications
should be directed to your local DHS.
The Embassy is open from 8:00 a.m. to
5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. We are CLOSED on the
following American and Chinese holidays:
Consulate Holidays for 2008
*** January 1
New Year's Day
* January 21
Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday
** February 6, 7, 8
Wed, Thurs, Fri Chinese (Lunar) New
* February 18
** April 4
Tomb Sweeping Day
** May 1-3
Thurs, Fri, Sat International
* May 26
** June 9
Dragon Boat Festival
* July 4
* September 1
** September 15
** October 1, 2, 3
Wed, Thurs, Fri Chinese National Day
* October 13
* November 11
* November 27
* December 25
** Chinese Holidays
*** Chinese and American Holidays