October 30, 2018


The Chinese Consulate has raised their Rush Consulate fee by $5; a 2-day China visa now costs $165 at the Consulate.

Most Consulates and the Chicago Passport Agency will be closed November 12, 2018 to observe Veterans Day. AVS will be open from 9am to noon, Central Time.

Most Consulates, the Chicago Passport Agency and American Visa will be closed November 22 & 23, 2018 for Thanksgiving.



India is now shipping all completed visas directly back to the applicant based on the address given on the application. Please see our India page for more information.

China is requiring that certain applicants appear in-person at the Consulate for finger-printing. If you have any criminal background or are applying for an X1 (long-term student), Q1, Z, F, or S1 visa, you will need to submit your application in-person.


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