U.S. Consulate General to Close on December 5, 2018

President George H.W. Bush
President George H.W. Bush (State Dept.)
President George H.W. Bush

U.S. Consulate General to Close on December 5 in Observance of the National Day of Mourning for President George H.W. Bush

President George Herbert Walker Bush dedicated his life to public service and the American people. He served his country as a U.S. Navy pilot in World War II, as a member of Congress, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Chief of the United States Liaison Office in China, Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, and as Vice President of the United States before becoming the nation’s 41st President (1989-1993). George H.W. and Barbara Bush were the parents of four children, including President George W. Bush, the 43rd president. He was a devoted husband and dedicated father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.

The U.S. Consulate General located at 26 Garden Road, Hong Kong, will be closed to the public on Wednesday, December 5, in observance of the National Day of Mourning for President George H.W. Bush. The Consulate General will resume services on Thursday, December 6.

Individuals with appointments for visa interviews or American Citizen Services have been notified about how to reschedule their appointments online.

Messages of condolence to the Bush Family can be sent on the website of the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library Foundation or via post to the following address:

The Office of the Honorable George W. Bush
Post Office Box 259000
Dallas, Texas 75225