How to Obtain the Chinese Visa

For your convenience, follow this link to download a visa application form (in GIF format).

You will need to send in two 2x2 pictures along with the application form and appropriate fees to your nearest Chinese embassy or consulate.

ASM Overseas Corp., the publisher of this web site, is a private consulting company. We are neither a government agency, nor funded by the Chinese government. For all visa questions, please contact the consulates or the embassy directly. Following information is provided as a courtsey and for your convenience only. We are not responsible for its accuracy or updatedness.

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Jurisdiction Areas of the Chinese
Embassy and Consulates in the United States

Consulate General of the People's Republic of China in Los Angeles:

Jurisdiction Area: Southern California, Arizona, New Mexico, Hawaii, US territories in the Pacific Islands

443 Shatto Place, Suite 300, Los Angeles, California 90020

Phone: (213) 380-2506 (recorded messages), (213) 807-8018 (live person available from 2-4 PM), Fax: (213) 380-1961

Consulate General of the People's Republic of China in San Francisco:

Jurisdiction Area: Northern California, Oregon, Nevada, Washington, Alaska

1450 Laguna Street, San Francisco, California 94115

Tel: (415) 563-4857, Fax: (415) 563-0494

Consulate General of the People's Republic of China in Houston:

Jurisdiction Area: Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Arkansas, Oklahoma

3417 Montrose Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77006

Tel: (713) 524-4311, Fax: (713) 524-7656

Consulate General of the People's Republic of China in New York:

Jurisdiction Area: New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Ohio, New Jersey

520 12th. Avenue, New York, New York 10036

Tel: (212) 330-7409, Fax: (212) 502-0245

Consulate General of the People's Republic of China in Chicago:

Jurisdiction Area: Illinois, Indiana, Wiscousin, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, Michigan

100 W. Erie Street, Chicago, Illinois 60610

Tel: (312) 803-0095, Fax: (312) 803-0122

Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Washington:

Jurisdiction Area: All other states and areas in the United States

2300 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Washington DC 20008

Tel: (202) 328-2517, Fax: (202) 328-2564

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