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 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. Sun Guoxiang
Address: 520 12th Avenue, New York, NY 10036, USA
Tel: +1-212-2449392, 2449456
Email: chinaconsul_ny_us@mfa.gov.cn
Office Hours: 09:00-12:00, 13:30-17:00, Monday-Friday (except holidays)
Website: http://www.nyconsulate.prchina.org/eng/

 Consular Office
Tel: +1-212-8682078 (Manned Service between 09:30-12:00, 13:00-15:30 on working days)
Fax: +1-212-4651708
Email: cnnyconsulate@mfa.gov.cn
Office Hours: 09:00-14:30, Monday-Friday (except holidays)

 Services Provided by Consular Office
1. Issue Chinese visa (including Visa/Entry Permit to Hong Kong and Macau).
2. Issue Passport and Travel Document to Chinese (including Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan).
3. Notarize documents for Chinese citizens.
4. Authenticate documents.

 Consular Districts: Connecticut, Maine, Ohio, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont.  

 Tips for Applicants (Avoid the Crowd and Long Line)
Generally speaking, the applicants are less from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., and on Wednesdays and Thursdays. There are many applicants in all afternoons, on Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays and the first two days after the public holidays.

 Instructions for Application
1. Make a good preparation for the required documents (No Need to make an appointment).
2. For a group application with more than 10 passports, the representative should submit application before 12:00.
3. For individual application, please put application form and all other documents into a blank page of passport.
4. Please make sure check carefully when pick up your visa at the consular office, and contact the officers immediately if there is any mistake.

 2014 Holiday Schedule of the Consulate in New York 

Festivals Date Day
New Year's Day January 1 Wednesday
Martin Luther King's Birthday January 20 Monday
Spring Festival January 30 - February 3 Thursday - 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 - October 3 Wednesday - Friday
Columbus Day October 13 Monday
Veterans Day November 11 Tuesday
Thanksgiving Day November 27, 28 Thursday & Friday
Christmas Day December 25 Thursday

 Map of the Consulate in New York 
Transport: 

1. Bus No. M42 can reach the Consulate-General directly.

2. Many subway lines stop at 42nd Street, 
such as: 

6th Avenue: B, D, F.
7th Avenue: 1,2,3,7,9,N,Q,R,S,W.
8th Avenue: A, C, E.
Lexington Avenue: 4, 5, 6.