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Email only now for online appointments for consular services in China

Email us if you need to make an appointment for consular service in China.

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On 1 January 2015, the way customers apply for notarial and documentary services in China will change.

Please read the, which explains how to make an appointment with the appropriate British Embassy/Consulate.

Email only now for online appointments for Consular services in China

Email only now for online appointments for Consular services in China

To make an appointment please e-mail the relevant post with your preferred dates (please provide three options), a brief description of the service you require, your name and contact details. Appointment only systems operate across all posts. We will reply to confirm your appointment time:

  • British Embassy Beijing: Appointments available Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9:00 – 12:00. Closed Wednesdays.

  • Consulate General Chongqing: .
    Appointments available: Wednesday: 13:30pm – 16:00pm

  • Consulate General Guangzhou: Appointments available: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday: 9:00 – 13:00. Closed Tuesdays and Thursdays.

  • Consular General Shanghai: Appointments available: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday: 9:00 -12:00 and 14:00 - 16:00. Tuesday and Friday: 9:00 - 12:00.

Please note that appointments can only be made a maximum of one month in advance.

Published 11 December 2014