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Important Closure Announcement:

Chinese consulate:

Closure Dates: February 19th, 20th, and May 1st, 25th

Important Alert:


Effective immediately - Jan 19th

US passport holders ONLY: 10 yr multiple entry visas with a maximum stay of 60 days stay for each visit are being granted by the Chinese consulates in the US. The are no additional documents required. If you have not sent in your documents to our office yet, please check the last box in section 2.2 and type 10yr visa. Travelers must have 1 yr validity or more on their passports to qualify. Please be advised that the is up to the discretion of the Chinese Visa officer to grant the visa, it is not guaranteed.


Effective immediately - Oct 16th

The consulate is requiring all travelers to have an itineraryshowing a departure date of at least 4 weeks from the day of submissionto the consulate. They will not accept any applications showing adeparture date sooner than 4 weeks.

U.S passport:

Effective immediately - Sep 19th

Please be advised: 24 Hour service for USA Passport Renewals and China Visas are available on a need-basis only. You must call our office and email your complete set of documents to for agency services or for China visa services BEFORE you send your documents to us. Everything must be emailed by 3pm Pacific Time on the day you call.

Please remember to enter your complete home address for mailing address on all Passport Agency forms, i.e. DS-11, DS-82, DS-4085. Please do not put Visa Network's address as your mailing address. All forms must comply with the agency's requirements, even if Visa Network is submitting on your behalf. We will still be able to pick up your passport from the agency upon completion.

Effective immediately - Sep 15th

Letter of Authorization MUST BE HANDWRITTEN by the APPLICANT ONLY. Nothing can be pre-typed. They must write "Visa Network" next to Courier Company Name. Signature on all forms must match signature on passport. Your application will be rejected and you will need to resend all your documents if you do not comply with these requirements from the passport agency.

Effective immediately - Sep 15th

All applicants that need to renew their passports due to extensive damage to their current passport OR have lost their passport MUST include a personal statement that explains what happened to the current passport. It must be addressed to the Passport Agency in San Francisco. It must be included in the package you will retrieve after making an "in person" appearance at the post office. See "Lost/Stolen" link on our website.


Effective immediately - Sep 15th

Visa Network can only submit German visa applications for applicants that have submitted their biometrics to the consulate ON or AFTER May 15, 2014. Your previous visa will indicate that you qualify with the following mark: "VIS". This will indicate that you have submitted your biometrics after 5/15/2014 and we can submit on your behalf.


Effective immediately - Sep 1st

Visa Network is now able to apply for the Turkish E-Visas for US passport holders and most Non-Us passport holders, please check our visa requirement page for Turkey.