China Consulate in New York, USA

 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: Ms. Zhang Qiyue
Address: 520 12th Avenue, New York, NY 10036, USA
Tel: +212-2449392, 2449456
Office Hours: 09:00-12:00, 13:30-17:00, Monday-Friday (except holidays)

Consular Office of Chinese Consulate in New York

Tel: +212-8682078 (Manned Service between 09:00-12:00, 13:00-16:00 on working days)
Fax: +212-4651708 (Chinese Passport); +212-5640300 (Visa & Authentication)
Office Hours: 09:00-14:30, Monday-Friday (except holidays)

Services Provided by Consular Office

1. Issue visas (including mainland China visa & Visa/Entry Permit to Hong Kong and Macau).
2. Issue Passport and Travel Document to Chinese (including Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan residents).
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 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 and check carefully when pick up your visa at the consular office, and contact the officers immediately if there is any mistake.


2019 Holiday Schedule of the Consulate in New York

Festivals Date Day
New Year's Day January 1 Tuesday
Martin Luther King's Birthday January 21 Monday
Chinese New Year February 4 & 5 Monday & Tuesday
International Labor Day May 1 Wednesday
Independence Day July 4 Thursday
Labor Day September 2 Monday
Chinese National Day September 30 & October 1 Monday & Tuesday
Columbus Day October 14 Monday
Thanksgiving Day November 28 & 29 Thursday & Friday
Christmas Day December 25 Wednesday

Map of the Consulate in New York


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.

 Recommended Tours:
China Tours from USA
China Tour from New York USA
China Tour from Boston

- Last modified on Oct. 30, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on China Consulate in New York
Asked by dg from USA | Oct. 30, 2019 07:29Reply
Notary Services
I have a dossier document to submit, do i need to do this in person or can this be mailed in?
Answers (1)
Answered by Andrew from USA | Oct. 30, 2019 23:38

You need to do it in person.
Asked by Qing from USA | Oct. 28, 2019 06:43Reply
Passport 6 months validity
Hi. My passport is expiring on May 09 2020 and I have a valid visa already can I travel to China with it? Thanks
Answers (1)
Answered by Helen from USA | Oct. 29, 2019 00:10

If your passport is valid for no less than three months by the time you enter China, it is fine.
Asked by m from USA | Oct. 21, 2019 14:02Reply
can visa be processed in one day for airline crew member?
Answers (1)
Answered by Alice from USA | Oct. 22, 2019 01:07

Yes, if you use urgent service.
Asked by Tzaims Luksus from UNITED STATES | Sep. 30, 2019 08:51Reply
If my travel plan to Beijing must be less than two months from departure can I still get a visa?
Answers (1)
Answered by Diana from USA | Oct. 08, 2019 22:52

Yes, you can.
Asked by Tzaims Luksus from USA | Sep. 30, 2019 07:10Reply
Can I change the dates of my visa to China if circumstances prove I must go on different dates?
Answers (1)
Answered by Wendy from USA | Oct. 07, 2019 18:26

Yes, of course you can.
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