Jurisdictions around the world have been issuing travel advisories, cancelling visa appointments, implementing limited travel restrictions, closing government offices, and taking other measures in order to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Notably, many consular posts and visa application centers in China are limiting their operations or closing their offices altogether. Applicants are advised to check embassy websites or contact consular offices directly for specific information.
Access the below key foreign embassy links for specific information on consular closures in China:
Note that some closure information may not be listed online – applicants should contact the consular office for specific information.
Those with appointments in the near future should contact their consular post for updated schedules and closure information.
Some countries’ consular posts that use online appointment systems may send applicants an email with closure information, but applicants are encouraged to contact the consular office in any case.