U.S. Consulate in Shanghai, China


U.S. Consulate in Shanghai serves the provinces of Anhui, Jiangsu, Zhejiang as well as Shanghai.

As U.S. Consulate in Shanghai serves only non-immigrant visas, immigrant visa applicants should apply at U.S. Consulate in Guangzhou.

1038 West Nanjing Road

The consular section is located on the eighth floor of Westgate Mall. However, visa applicants must first line up on FengXian Street just behind Westgate mall to have their appointment time verified.

Website: http://shanghai.usembassy-china.org.cn/

U.S. Consulate Shanghai Holidays List

Expedited appointment requests: [email protected]

Fax: +86-21-6217-2072

Non-Immigrant Visas
For non-immigrant visa inquiries and appointment, contact The Visa Information Call Center.

The post office for passport collection after visa approval is Julu Lu post office stattion. Phone number: +86-21-5403-6980.

When applying for the visa through drop box procedure, you can get the fastest turn around time if you use the CITIC Bank location at the corner of West Nanjing Road and Jiangning Road, across the street from the Consular Section's office in Westgate Mall.

Cashier Hours
Monday through Friday - 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM, 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Except on Wednesday afternoon, the cashier closes early at 2:00 PM

American Citizen Services
List of American citizen services

Phone: +86-21-3217-4650
Fax: +86-21-6217-2071
Email: [email protected]

American Citizen Visa Hour
If you are a U.S. citizen and have any questions regarding non-immigrant visa inquiries or process (of course for someone else), you can be present at the American Citizen Services of U.S. Consulate's consular section between 4.00 PM to 4.30 PM with your U.S. passport and you can meet with Non-Immigrant Visa Unit staff on the same day between 4.00 PM to 5.00 PM.

This facility is available only once a week on Tuesdays.

Such meeting sessions are meant for informational purposes only and not for submitting a visa application or to re-adjudicate a prior visa refusal.