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Welcome to the Consular Section of the U.S. Consulate General in Shanghai! We are committed to helping business, student, and leisure travelers obtain visas for travel to the United States. Our website is always the most current, comprehensive, and official source of information about obtaining a visa through our consulate. We are guided by our customer service statement to make this process as efficient and pleasant as possible.


Visa Information:

For information about applying for a visa, scheduling an interview appointment, paying fees and passport pick up, please contact our Call Center at  (+86) 021-5191-5200 or go to

To check your visa or passport status, please visit

If you need your passport back for travel that does not include the United States while your case undergoes administrative processing, please contact us via our web form:

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