Student Visa and Embassy Information
If you intend on traveling outside of China during your study abroad program, make sure you have a multiple entry visa.
*If you areunder 18 years of age when applying for your visa, additional paperwork may be required. Please contact the consulate immediately for more information.
Please note that if you are not a U.S. citizen, you should contact your Consulate to verify specific entry requirements. As these requirements vary based on citizenship, non-U.S. citizens may not be permitted to travel to China without a visa or outside of their visa dates. Also, visa fees for non-U.S. citizens may differ so please be sure to check your specific consulate's website for the most up to date information.
You should apply for your visa at least 30 days prior to departure but no more than 90 days prior to departure. You are ultimately responsible for securing your visa.
*If you are under 18 years of age when applying for your visa, additional paperwork may be required. Please contact the consulate immediately for more information.
Note: Embassy and consulate contact information is subject to change without notice. Please refer to the website of the embassy or consulate to verify information.
In order to find contact information for your specific consulate, please choose the state or region of your permanent residence from the dropdown box below, and click submit to continue.
Consulate General of the United States in Shanghai
United States Embassy of Beijing, China
Washington D.C., United States
Embassy of the People's Republic of China in the United States of America