How do I apply?
The Consular Section of the U.S. Consulate will be closed to the public for Non-Immigrant Visa interviews on Friday, August 7 and Monday August 10. Individuals with visa interview appointments scheduled for August 7 and August 10, 2015, should reschedule their appointments as soon as possible. Appointments can be rescheduled by following the instructions located on Apply for a U.S. Visa in Hong Kong and Macau. We are closing in order to upgrade our computer systems, which is a part of our ongoing efforts to provide better service to all U.S. visa applicants worldwide.
Those with urgent travel should follow the instructions for expedited appointment found at Apply for an Expedited Appointment. We sincerely regret any inconvenience, and look forward to improving our visa process for visa applicants in Hong Kong.
Rainy and Typhoon Season
Rainy and Typhoon Season: The annual rainy and typhoon season has begun and is expected to last until November. Please be advised that if Black Rainstorm Warning OR Typhoon Signal 8 or above is announced by the Hong Kong Observatory, the Consulate General will be closed. Please see "Consular Services During the Rainy and Typhoon Season" for details.
All visa interviews at the U.S. Consulate General in Hong Kong are handled on an appointment basis only. Individuals seeking general information about U.S. visas or needing to schedule a visa appointment should visit Apply for a U.S. visa or you may call 852 5808 4666 (8:00 am to 8:00 pm) Monday through Friday from Hong Kong and Macau or 1 703 665 1986 (8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Eastern Standard Time) if you are in the United States. The call center is closed weekends and Hong Kong holidays, as observed by the U.S. Consulate.
Certain applicants, including applicants age 80 or over, and applicants under age 14, do not require appointments. Please see No Appointments Necessary for more information. Please note that student visa (F/J/M) applicants cannot use the drop-box system.
Last modified: July 27, 2015