February 16, 2022
Individuals living in China may now be eligible to renew passports via mail.
The Department of State is pleased to announce that the U.S. Consulate General in Guangzhou has been selected as a pilot location for renewing passports via mail and for payment of DS-82 passport renewal fees online for those residing in the People’s Republic of China. Beginning February 15, 2022, passport applicants living anywhere in the People’s Republic of China wishing to renew by mail and/or pay for their DS-82 renewal application online may visit https://china.usembassy-china.org.cn/guangzhousections-offices/u-s-citizen-services-guangzhou/ to learn more about these options. If eligible, applicants may then submit payment via U.S. or international credit or debit card, electronic funds transfer from a U.S.-based bank account, Amazon Pay, or Pay Pal.