China

May 15, 2013

Alert: Suspension of Adoption Immigrant Visa Interviews

The Tianyu office of the U.S. Consulate in Guangzhou, including the Adopted Children’s Immigrant Visa Unit (ACIVU), was closed on May 14 and will remain closed through May 17.  The Consulate General staff will contact affected families as soon as possible to provide updated information regarding rescheduling interviews, or returning passports with visas for applicants who have already been interviewed.  Please email the Consulate General at GuangzhouA@state.gov with the following information:

  1. Full Name of adopting parent(s)
  2. Adopted child’s name
  3. Email address of family
  4. Name and email address of facilitator
  5. Hotel name and phone number (if applicable)

You many also check Guangzhou U.S. Embassy website or adoption.state.gov for updates to the Consulate General’s status of operations.