The Beijing Field Office has jurisdiction over Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai and the following provinces: Hebei, Heilongjiang, Jilin, Liaoning, Shanxi, and Xinjiang; and the following region: NEI Mongol
The Beijing Field Office is located at No. 55 An Jia Lou Road.
American Citizens and visa applicants should enter the USCIS Beijing Field Office at the Embassy's east gate. The east gate is located at the Tian Ze Road Intersection of An Jia Lou Road, close to Ladies' Street (Nüren Jie) and Laitai Flower Market, and opposite the Kempinski Hotel and Lufthansa Shopping Center.
The office is open to the public by appointment only and is closed on Chinese and American holidays.
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You must make an appointment by phone, e-mail, or fax. This requires that you leave a clearly recorded voice message on the phone, that you send a fax with contact information, or that you send an email with contact information. This office does not accept mailed-in applications.
Walk-ins are not allowed. You must make an appointment and you are required to present a government issued photo identification.
The nearest subway location is the Liangmaqiao stop on line #10.
Fees for applications and petitions are listed in the Forms section of the USCIS website. This office does not accept fees. The fees for all applications and petitions submitted to the Beijing Field Office must be paid to the Cashier at the American Embassy or Consulate in China. All fees must be paid in cash with U.S. dollars or Chinese RMB. Personal checks are not accepted. The filing fee receipt should be submitted with the application or petition.
On the day you file you will receive a form, you will be asked to take the form to the American Citizen Services (ACS) office, that is located at the Embassy, and you will pay the filing fee. ACS will give you a receipt as evidence that you have paid the fee and you will need to provide the receipt to USCIS.
The receipt should be submitted with the application or petition. All fees must be paid in cash with U.S. dollars or Chinese RMB. No personal checks are accepted.
The cashier hours at the American Citizen Services Section of the American Embassy in Beijing are 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM.
Immigration forms are available under the Forms section of the USCIS website.
Applicants are strongly encouraged to always provide a clear and complete address written in Mandarin characters, as well as an e-mail address on all applications and correspondence filed with the Beijing Field Office.
For in-depth information about visas, please check the Visa Services section of the U.S. Department of State website.
The Administrative Review Office DHS/CBP Minneapolis is responsible for all non-immigrant visa waivers with the exception of K visas which are adjudicated by USCIS.
U.S. Citizens with proof of residency in China may file an Immediate Relative Petition (Form I-130) by making an appointment to come to the office during Window hours.The Beijing Field Office does not accept Form I-130 for brothers and sisters of U.S. citizens; these must be filed at the appropriate lockboxes according to form instructions.
U.S. Citizens with proof of residency in China or who reside outside of the Beijing or Guangzhou Consular Districts, may fee in their Form I-130 at the American Consulates General in Shenyang, Shanghai, or Chengdu. The must then mail in their Form I-130 with the fee receipt to the Beijing Field Office.The Beijing Office may contact petitioners and/or applicants to request personal appearances for an interview or to request additional documentation.
Please note that in China, immigrant visas are only issued at the American Consulate General in Guangzhou. Therefore, unless otherwise requested, all approved immediate relative petitions are forwarded to Guangzhou for further processing.
The Beijing Field Office is not able to accept or process Naturalization applications from U.S. Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs) living overseas. See the Citizenship section of the USCIS website for Naturalization eligibility criteria and the proper filing procedures.
The Beijing Field Office does not issue Humanitarian Parole. Individuals must apply for parole by submitting their applications to:USCIS Dallas Lockbox
For Express mail and courier deliveries:USCIS
Instructions on how to file an application for Humanitarian Parole are located on Form I-131 and on the Humanitarian Parole Section of the website.
The Beijing Field Office does not issue or extend Re-Entry Permits. Instructions on how to obtain or replace a Re-Entry permit are found under the How Do I Get A Travel Document section of the USCIS website.
The Beijing Field Office is not authorized to process applications for travel documents. Inquiries, from persons overseas, regarding these documents should be sent to:Asia/Pacific District
Transportation Boarding Letters are handled by Customs and Border Protection Office. General inquiry on how to receive a Boarding Letter and appointment for submission request can be made at BeijingCBPInquiry@State.gov or 86-10-6410-8221