Consular Services During the Rainy and Typhoon Season

The annual rainy and typhoon season lasts throughout the autumn months. Please be advised that if Black Rainstorm Warning OR Typhoon Signal 8 or above is announced by the Hong Kong Observatory, the Consulate General will be closed.

Individuals with American Citizen Services appointments may return to the Consulate General with their original appointment confirmation letters anytime between 8:30 and 11:00 a.m. within five working days after the Consulate re-opens or reschedule the appointment online.

Individuals with Nonimmigrant Visa appointments will be notified by email and invited to login to their accounts in order to cancel and reschedule the appointment online.

Individuals with Immigrant Visa appointments should use the Visa Inquiry Form to provide current telephone contact numbers to the Immigrant Visa Unit as soon as possible after the Consulate opens again. Consulate staff will contact them directly to reschedule their appointments.

Please check radio and television broadcasts or the Hong Kong Observatory’s website to check the latest weather conditions.


Last modified: January 2, 2019