A U.S. Presidential Proclamation issued on September 24, 2017 affects visa applicants who are nationals of Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Syria, Venezuela, Yemen, and Somalia.  More information is available at this link:  https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/news/important-announcement.html 

Please note that Monday, October 2, Thursday October 5 and October 9, 2017 the US Consulate General in Hong Kong will be closed for the The day following National Day, The day following Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival and Columbus Day.

Important notice: effective immediately, the Consulate CANNOT store computers/accessories, including laptops and other large electronic or electrical devices. Please DO NOT bring these items to the Consulate. Visitors in possession of these items will be turned away from the Consular Section. For complete information on our security regulations, please visit the Visa Information Service’s website at http://www.ustraveldocs.com/hk/hk-niv-securityinfo.asp.

Prohibited Items: Firearms/Edged weapons; Explosive devices; Flammable liquids; Any food or consumable. Drinking water is available; Other weapons/contraband; Large bags, such as backpacks, suitcases or packages are also not allowed; Computers/accessories, including laptops; Other large electronic or electrical devices.

No Eyeglasses Policy for Visa Photographs: 
Eyeglasses are no longer permitted in visa photos. See also the photo examples.

If you are applying for a B1/B2, C1/D or F, M, J visa, please ensure you read and answer all the Drop Box questions carefully. 
Only answer Yes to the questions if you fully comply with all points listed under every question. In case you do not qualify for Drop Box and have wrongfully responded to any question, you will be requested to schedule an appointment for an interview, leading to a delay of 1-2 weeks in your visa issuance. 

In accordance with the agreement signed between the United States and China to extend visa validity, beginning on November 29, 2016, Chinese citizens with 10-year B1, B2 or B1/B2 visas in Peoples’ Republic of China passports will be required to update their biographical and other information from their visa application via a website every two years, or upon getting a new passport or B1, B2, or B1/B2 visa, whichever occurs first. This mechanism is called EVUS - Electronic Visa Update System. The EVUS website is now open to the public for enrolments at www.EVUS.gov. CBP will not collect a fee for EVUS enrolment at this time. CBP anticipates the eventual implementation of an EVUS enrollment fee, but does not have a time frame. Until the implementation of a fee, travelers can enroll in EVUS without charge. The Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will keep visa holders informed of new information throughout the year. For further information, please visit www.cbp.gov/EVUS.

Arrangements in case of Typhoon 8 and Black Rain signal notification by Hong Kong Government: There will be no appointments the day(s) for which the Hong Kong Government issues a Typhoon No.8 or Black Rain Signal. Applicants with Non-immigrant Visa appointments will be notified by email and invited to login to your account in order to cancel and reschedule your appointment online here. Applicants with Immigrant Visa appointments should provide current information telephone contact numbers to this office as soon as possible after the Consulate opens again. Consulate staff will contact you directly to reschedule your appointments.

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Welcome to the U.S. Visa Information Service for Hong Kong and Macau. On this website you can find information about U.S. immigrant and nonimmigrant visas and the requirements to apply for each. You can also learn how to pay the required visa application fee, and book an interview appointment at the U.S. Consulate General in Hong Kong and Macau.

This is the official visa information website of the U.S. Mission in Hong Kong and Macau.