What are the services provided by the Chicago Consulate?

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The China Consulate is in Chicago, with Zhao Jian serving as the Consul general. The Consulate offers many services to Citizen of China in the United States, such as the passport renewal of China, attestation certificates, emergency certificates, etc.

1 East Erie Street, Suite 500 Chicago, Illinois 60611 USA
Tel: 312-642-5981, 312-453-0210, 312-453-3000
Email: chineseconsulgeneral.chicago@gmail.com, chinavisachicago@gmail.com

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To know more, please visit: http://www.chinaconsulatechicago.org/eng/lgxx/gywm/t378411.htm

What are the primary tasks performed by the Embassy/Consulate of China located in Chicago, USA?

The Embassy/Consulate assists travelers from the United States to China, and citizens traveling from China to the United States. It also plays a significant role in an educational exchange program sponsored by the China government. To allow for more ease of use and access, the Embassy/Consulate has established multiple Consulates across the country to offer services seamlessly.

What type of passport services are provided by the China Embassy/Consulate?

The primary purposes of travel to the United States by China nationals are tourism, higher education, employment, and other activities (such as parents visiting children, business events, etc.). In the United States, any foreign resident needs to possess a valid travel document, or the traveler will be deported to their home country. If the travel documents, such as a passport, expired or were lost, the Embassy would work to provide new records to the traveler.

How many China consulates/Embassy is in the United States to serve travelers?

The China Consulate in Chicago (address listed above) along with five Consulates/Embassy spread across the country aid travelers to and from China.

Embassy of China – Washington 

2201 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Suite 110

Washington, DC.20007 USA

Consulate General of China – New York

520 12th Avenue, New York,

NY, 10036

Consulate General of China – San Francisco

1450 Laguna Street,

San Francisco, CA, 94115.

Consulate General of China – Houston

3417 Montrose Boulevard,

Houston, Texas 77006

Consulate General of China – Los Angeles

3rd Floor, 500 Shatto Place

Los Angeles, CA 90020

Does a Consulate operate out of Chicago Consulate/Embassy?

Yes. There is a Consulate in Chicago, which operates separately from the Consulate. The Consulate is located at 1 East Erie Street, Suite 500, Chicago, IL 60611 USA.

Can a traveler submit travel documents to the China Embassy/Consulate in Chicago?

No. If the travel requirements of the applicant demand submission documents, they must be submitted by visiting visa application center of China at 1 East Erie Street, Suite 500, Chicago, IL 60611, USA, In the case of an e visa for China, a visit is not mandatory to the Embassy, Consulate, or authorized visa agent for China.

Can a traveler collect travel documents from the China Embassy/Consulate in Chicago?

No. You must visit the Passport & Visa Office at 1 East Erie Street, Suite 500, Chicago, IL 60611, USA, to collect the documents. For electronic visa for China, you do not require to visit.

What are the hours of operation of the China Embassy/Consulate in Chicago?

Embassy working hours of China are 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM  and 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM.

What days is the Embassy/Consulate open?

The China Embassy/Consulate operates Monday through Friday and is closed on Saturdays, Sundays, and public holidays.

On which holidays is the Embassy/Consulate closed?

The list of holidays the China Consulate in Chicago observes can be found at the link below.


Are there any jurisdictional restrictions regarding services from the China Consulate/Embassy in Chicago?

Yes, only people residing in the states under consular control of China Consulate, Chicago are eligible for services like the issue of passport of China and visa services.

Which states are coming under the jurisdiction of the China Consulate/Embassy in Chicago?

TheChicago Consulate covers the following states and territories: Colorada, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Wisconsin.

What cultural activities are supported by the Consulate/Embassy in Chicago?

The Embassy works to promote China’s arts and culture. Regarding cultural matters, please usehttp://www.chinaconsulatechicago.org/eng/ywzn/wh/t870669.htm

Is there a FAQ related to the Embassy and Consulates?

Visa and Passport Related FAQ:


What are the China visas you can apply with Click2Visas?

Apply E -VOA Business to China
E-VOA Business is for activities that cannot be considered to be a work or gainful employment. In most cases, a valid invitation letter from the China may be required to apply.

What does Visa-Free Score for China Passport mean? 

To visit visa-free countries, China passport accumulates points that decide the visit without a visa or to obtain a visa on arrival.
Need more information about China Visa-Free Score, visit: https://www.passportindex.org/passport/china/

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