Find out the process for obtaining a visa to travel to China. Contact the Consulate or the Embassy closest to where you live: New York City, Washington DC, Chicago, Houston, LA, or San Francisco.
Link to visa application form for U.S. Citizens
Link to the standard form for a visa application from the Chinese Embassy.
Website for the U.S. Embassy in China (Beijing)
Register with the Embassy to be notified in case of travel alerts or emergencies.
CDC Information about health precautions for travel to China
Information on required and recommended vaccinations and answers to common health concerns.
Weather and Climate in China
Current conditions, seasonal averages with an emphasis on tourist destinations.
Up-to-date information about currency.
Travel insurance, including options for medical and evacuation, through International SOS.
A nonprofit educational institution with excellent resources, centers, and exhibits about Asia. The Asia Society has offices in Hong Kong, Houston, Korea, Los Angeles, Manila, Melbourne, Mumbai, New York, San Francisco, Shanghai, and Washington DC.