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

 Visa Application Form of PRC
  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.Qiu Shaofang 
Address: 443 Shatto Place, Los Angeles, CA 90020, USA
Tel: +1-213-8078088
Fax: +1-213-8078091
Email: webmaster@chinaconsulatela.org   
Office Hours: 09:00-12:00, 14:00-17:00, Monday-Friday (except holidays)
Website: http://losangeles.china-consulate.org/eng/   

 Consular Office
Address: 3rd Floor, 500 Shatto Place, Los Angeles, CA 90020, USA
Tel: +1-213-2011765
Email: losangeles_consulate@hotmail.com  
Office Hours: 09:00-14:00, Monday-Friday (except holidays)

 Consular Districts: Southern California, Arizona, Hawaii, New Mexico and American Pacific islands.

 Notices for Application
1. You may submit the application to the Consular Office of the Embassy or Consulate-General which holds consular jurisdiction over the state where you reside. 
2. No appointment is required.
3. Application by mailing is not acceptable. If you cannot go there in person, you may entrust someone else or an agent to drop off your application to the office on your behalf.
4. The regular processing time for application is 4 working days. Express Service (2-3 working days processing) and same day Rush Service are available. Additional fee of USD20 and USD30 will be charged accordingly. For Rush Service, applications should be presented before 12:00 with approval of consular officers,  and visas may be picked up between 13:45 -14:00 on the same day.
5. The visa fee for American citizens is adjusted to USD 140 for individual applicant, and USD 120 per peson for Group application.
6. On or after the pick-up date specified in the receipt, applicants can pay and pick up their passports themselves or by entrusted persons, travel agencies with the receipt.
7. Please pay by VisaCard, MasterCard, Money Order, Cashier's Check. Cash and personal or company checks are not acceptable. And make cashier's check or money order payable to "Chinese Consulate General".

 2014 Holiday Schedule of Chinese Consulate

Festivals Date Day
New Year's Day January 1 Wednesday
Spring Festival January 30, 31, February 3 Thursday, Friday and Monday
International Labor Day May 1 Thursday
Memorial Day May 26 Monday
Independence Day July 4 Friday
Labor Day September 1 Monday
Chinese National Day October 1, 2, 3 Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Veterans Day November 11 Tuesday
Thanksgiving Day November 27, 28 Thursday - Friday
Christmas Day December 24, 25 Wednesday, Thursday

 Map of the Consulate in Los Angeles
Transport: 


You can take Expressway 101, exit at Vermont Ave. 

And go south on Vermont, turn left at the Fourth Street, then turn right at the next intersection (Shatto Place). 

You continue to walk about 100 meters and will see the consulate on your right hand. 

The Consular Office is on your left hand. 
Please check map for details.