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About the US consulate and its location in Shanghai, China.

About China

China is located in east Asia. The main languages spoken in China are Mandarin Chinese and Cantonese. The current population (as of 2016) is 1,403,500,365. China has a human development index (HDI) of 0.752 and therefore can be considered as country with high human development (according to UNDP – United Nations Development Programme). There are a lot of different embassies and consulates located in China. Among these, there are also representations of the United States of America.

About Shanghai

Shanghai is located in the municipality of Shanghai. 26,317,104 people are living in Shanghai (as of 2018). The city is very important and represents China internationally which is why the U.S.A. choose it as location for one of their embassies.

About the US consulate in Shanghai, China

Offices located within the US consulate located in Shanghai include:

  • Agricultural Trade Office
  • EducationUSA
  • Foreign Commercial Service
  • Political & Economic Section
  • Public Affairs Section
  • Visas, Passports & American Citizen Services

Visa services offered by the US consulate in Shanghai China

Visa services for USA immigration/non-immigration visas are handled by the department for travel permits.  You can schedule an interview for a visa here:

You can contact them via phone 86-21 8011-2200.

American citizen services offered by the US consulate in Shanghai, China

American citizen services are handled by a number of departments depending on your issue. Please visit for more information on how to proceed with your issue/query.

Notary services offered by the US consulate in Shanghai, China

This embassy offers notary services to all US passport holders and foreign nationals (on the provision they are using the documents within the United States). This price is $50 paid in cash or US issued credit card, per page.