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Notice on the Suspension of Same Day Issuance


In view of the heavy increase of applications in the recent and coming months, the following adjustment will be made to ensure smooth running of the Visa Office:

1. As of August 1,2011, same day issuance of visa  will continue to be suspended. Meanwhile, as of July 19, 2011, the 2011 edition of the Visa Application Form of the People's Republic of China will be launched(click for details).

2. As of August 1,2011, same day issuance of notarization and authentication will be suspended.


Business hours and pick up time frame for other services will remain unchanged. For more information, please check the Passport and Visa Office's website at


For inquiries, please call at 212-868-2078 (Press 8 to speak to the information desk at 9:30-12:00 and 13:30-15:30) or send E-mail to

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