The U.S. Embassy and Consulates General throughout China will be closed from October 2 through October 6 in observance of Chinese National Day and Mid-Autumn Festival holidays. Please also be aware that most Chinese government offices will be closed during this time. The Embassy and Consulates General will also be closed on Monday, October 9 in observance of Columbus Day.
During this period all American Citizen Services Units at the Embassy and Consulates will also be closed and are unable to provide any routine services, including emergency passport services. We will reopen for regular business on Tuesday, October 10.
For a full list of American and Chinese holidays the Embassy and Consulates General observe please click here.
In case of a life or death emergency during this period, please call the after-hours emergency phone number at each post as follows:
U.S. Embassy Beijing: 010-8531-4000 within China, or 011-86-11-8531-4000 if you are calling from the United States
- U.S. Consulate General Chengdu: 028-8558-3992 within China, or 011-86-28-8558-3992 if you are calling from the United States
- U.S. Consulate General Guangzhou: 020-3814-5775 within China, or 011-86-20-3814-5775 if you are calling from the United States
- U.S. Consulate General Shanghai: 021-8011-2400 within China, or 011-86-21-8011-2400 if you are calling from the United StatesU.S. Consulate General Shenyang: 024-2322-1198 within China, or 011-86-24-2322-1198 if you are calling from the United States
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