A: There are two ways to obtain an application form: You can download the application form directly from our web site; and we also provide the application forms in our visa office as well. Unfortunately, we do not provide the service of faxing application forms.
A: Normally, passport and visa applications will only be charged on collection. However, passport application for Hong Kong Special Administrative Region will be charged immediately on submission.
A: For visa and passport applications, please refer to the related Instruction of requirements. For normal visa applications and applications for Legalization, it is not necessary to submit personally by the applicant. However, for Notarization, passport-related applications and for travel document applications, applicant must submit the application form personally.
A: The related fees would be charged according to the publicized national stipulations. The computer on the basis of the type and emergency of the application will calculate the fees automatically. No other fees would be charged except the publicized ones. Fees would be charged equally whether the application is submitted by the applicant or by the third party.
A: The applicant must take his or her own risks on authorize someone to submit his or her application. It's a spontaneous action taken by the applicant to arrange a third party to submit the application; therefore, all the results aroused should be responsible by the applicant and the trustee.
A: Unfortunately, the Consulate General could not recommend any agents or middleman.
A: The pick-up slip is the only evident of the right to collect the visa, passport and processed document. In order to secure the applicant's right and privacy, collection without the pick-up slip would only be permitted when the applicant collects his or her personal document personally, presenting his or her identity document with photo.
A: Visa and passport could only be claimed when all the required documents have been submitted.
A: This is under the applicant's own will to authorize someone to collect his or her passport, therefore, any conflict arises should be settled by the applicant and the trustee.
A: The collection date would be mentioned on the pick-up slip, please collect the visa or passport on or after that date between our office hours, please don't inquire the collection date purposely. In some special case, if the collection date were not indicated on the pick-up slip, the visa officer would contact the applicant, and notify when the applicant could collect his or her passport or visa.
A: The Consulate General shall not be responsible for any mishandling if the application is made by mail, therefore, the Consulate General would not accept any postal applications.
A: We only accept cash.
A: Please reflect the mistakes to the visa officer immediately.