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Chinese Embassies Abroad

Chinese Embassies Abroad

Chinese Embassies in the USA

Office hours: 10am-12.30pm and 1pm-3pm Monday-Friday. Visa pickup PM only. It is no longer possible to make a postal visa applications, but you can apply through an agent.

Chinese Consulate General in Chicago, IL
100 West Erie Street, Chicago, IL 60610
Tel: (312) 803-0095 Fax: (312) 803-0110

Chinese Consulate General in Houston, TX
3417 Montrose Blvd., Houston, TX 77006
Tel: (713) 520-1462 Fax: (713) 521-3064

Chinese Consulate General in Los Angeles, CA
443 Shatto Place, Los Angeles, CA 90020
Tel: (213) 807-8088 Fax: (213) 807-8091

Chinese Consulate General in New York, NY
520 12th Avenue, New York, NY 10036
Tel: (212) 244-9392 Fax: (212) 465-1708

Chinese Consulate General in San Francisco, CA
1450 Laguna Street, San Francisco, CA 94115
Tel: (415) 674-2900 Fax: (415) 563-0494

Chinese Embassy in Washington DC
2201 Wisconsin Avenue, N.W., Washington D.C. 20007
Tel: (202) 338-6688, (202)5889760 Fax: (202) 588-9760

Chinese Embassies in the UK

There are three locations for visa application in the UK. They each accept visa applications from 9am to 12pm only, and answer telephone enquiries only between 2pm and 4pm. Visa collection is in the afternoon. The London visa section is very busy, if you’re at all in a rush it’s best to arrive at least half an hour before the doors open. Chinese embassies and consulates no longer accept postal visa applications.

www.chinese-embassy.org.uk

Chinese Embassy in London
31 Portland Place, London W1B 1QD
Tel. 020-76311430

Chinese Consulate General in Manchester
Denison House,
49 Denison Road,
Rusholme,
Manchester M14 5RX
Tel: 0161-2248672 Fax: 0161-2572672

Chinese Consulate General in Edinburgh
55 Corstorphine Road,
Edinburgh EH12 5QG
Tel: 0131- 3373220 Fax: 0131-3371790

Chinese Embassies in Canada

Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Ottawa

515 St. Patrick Street, Ottawa, Ont. K1N 5H3
Tel: 613-7893434 Fax: 613-7891911
Office hours 9am-1pm

Chinese Consulate General in Calgary

1011 6th Ave. S.W., Suite 100, Calgary, AB T2P 0W1
Tel: (403) 2643322 Visa section: (403)5371247
Fax:(403) 2646656
Consular District: Provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan and Northwest Territories
Open 9am-12pm

Chinese Consulate General in Toronto

240 St. George Street, Toronto Ontario M5R 2P4
Tel:(416) 9647260 Fax:(416) 3246468
Consular District: Provinces of Ontario and Manitoba
Open 9am-12pm & 1pm-3.30pm

Chinese Consulate General in Vancouver

3380 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC V6H 3K3
Tel:(604) 7365188 Fax:(604) 7370154
Consular District: Provinces of British Colombia and the Yukon Territory
Office hours 9am-1pm

Chinese Embassies in Australia

Office hours are 9am –12pm.

The Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Australia
15 Coronation Dr, Yarralumla, Canberra A.C.T. 2600
Tel: 02-6273 4783 Fax: 02-6273 5189
http://au.china-embassy.org

The Consulate-General of the People’s Republic of China in Sydney
39 Dunblane St.,Camperdown NSW 2050
Tel: 02-8595 8002 Fax: 02-8595 8021
http://sydney.chineseconsulate.org

The Consulate-General of the People’s Republic of China in Melbourne
75-77 Irving Road, Toorak VIC 3142
Tel: 03-98220604 Fax: 03-98220320
http:// melbourne.chineseconsulate.org

The Consulate-General of the People’s Republic of China in Perth
45 Brown St., East Perth W.A. 6004
Tel: 08-92220300 Fax: 08-92216144

The Consulate of the People’s Republic of China in Brisbane
Level 9, 79 Adelaide St., Brisbane QLD 4000
Tel: 07-3210 6509 Fax: 07-3012 8096
Website:http://brisbane.chineseconsulate.org

Chinese Embassies in New Zealand

Office hours 9am-12pm.

Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in New Zealand
2-6 Glenmore Street, PO Box 17257, Karori, Wellington
Tel: 4721382-600 or 4749649 Facsimile: 4749632
www.chinaembassy.org.nz

Consulate General of the PRC in Auckland
630 Great South Road, Greenlane, Auckland, New Zealand
or
P.O. Box 17123, Greenlane, Auckland, New Zealand
Tel: 09-5265680 Fax: 09-5794288
www.chinaconsulate.org.nz


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