US embassy and consulates to close in China Feb. 3-7. Plan for disruptions and delays to consular services.

Severity: Warning Alert

This alert began 02 Feb 2020 15:34 GMT and is scheduled to expire 07 Feb 2020 23:59 GMT.

  • Event: US diplomatic office closures
  • Location(s): Nationwide (map)
  • Time Frame: Feb. 3-7
  • Impact: Consular service disruptions

Summary
US diplomatic missions in China will close Feb. 3-7. US authorities have stated that the closures are in response to guidance from the Chinese government. Emergency citizen services for US nationals will still be available. Further information has not been provided. The US diplomatic offices are in Beijing, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Shenyang, and Wuhan.

Advice
Plan for disruptions and delays to consular services. Contact the embassy directly for further information.

Resources
US Embassies and Consulates in China: china.usembassy-china.org.cn