Detail Procedure for Application
(How to Apply - Processing Time - Visa Fees - Pick-up, etc)
For Children Born in USA with Chinese Descent Going to China
Consul General: Mr.Yang Guoqiang
Address: 100 West Erie Street, Chicago, IL60654, USA
Office Hours: 09:00 -12:00, 13:00 -16:30 Monday -Friday (except holidays)
Consular Office (for visa, passport, notarization & authentication)
Address: 1 East Erie Street, Suite 500, Chicago, IL60611, USA
Office Hours: 09:00-12:00, 13:00-14:30, Monday - Friday (except holidays)
Consular Districts: Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Wisconsin
Fees and Processing Time
1.For American citizens, fee for individual is US$140 (regardless of the number of entries), and US$120 per person for Group Visa application;
2. Regular service for processing is 4 working days from the date of submitting the application. In addition, Expedited Service (2-3 working days) and Rush Service (1 working days) are available for visa processing. The extra service fees of US$20 and US$30 remain unchanged.
Note: If the application is submitted to the office before 11:00, it could be picked up on the same day.
3. Please pick up passport by submitting the pickup form. No passports can be released without this form.
4. No mailing services available.
5. The consular office of the Consulate in Chicago does not accept cash, personal/Company Check as means of payment. For personal pick up, only Credit Card (Master/Visa Card or Discovery Card), Money Order or Cashier's Check are acceptable. Please made checks and money order payable to "Chinese Consulate in Chicago".
2013 Holiday Schedule of the Consulate in Chicago
|New Year's Day||January 1||Tuesday|
|Spring Festival||February 11 - 13||Monday - Wednesday|
|Memorial Day||May 27||Monday|
|Independence Day||July 4||Thursday|
|Labor Day||September 2||Monday|
|Moon Festival||September 20||Friday|
|Chinese National Day||September 30 - October 2||Monday - Wednesday|
|Thanksgiving Day||November 28, 29||Thursday, Friday|
|Christmas Day||December 23 - 25||Monday - Wednesday|
Map of the Consulate in Chicago
Take I-90 or I-94 expressway, exit at Ohio Street (50B), walk straight to La Salle Street and then turn left, go ahead to the second traffic light and turn right to Erie Street. The consulate is on your left hand.
If you take Lake Shore Drive, exit at Chicago Street, walk straight to La Salle Street and then turn left, go ahead to the third traffic light and turn left to Erie Street. You will see the consulate is on your left hand.