Office Hours, Location and Contact (Recommended)



1. Services of theConsular Office

1) Issue passports or travel documents to Chinese citizens;

2) Issue visas to aliens visiting China (including the Hong Kong SAR and Macro SAR) (All ordinary-passport holders should go to the Chinese Visa Application Service Center in Edinburgh (CVASC) to apply for Chinese visas) ;

3) Notarize documents for Chinese citizens and authenticate documents for Chinese citizens and aliens.


2. Office Hours and Holiday Schedule

The office hours of the Consular Office are:Tuesday & Thursday  9:00am-12:00pm, 2:00pm-4:00pm except the Chinese and British public holidays. )


3. Address and Location

55 Corstorphine Road. Edinburgh EH12 5QG   

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4. Application Office

  The main entrance of the Application Office is located at the backyard of the Consulate.

Instant picture and self-help copiers are unavailable in the Office.

Application forms are provided for free.


5.Contact Us

(1)    Our website:

(2)    Information Center: 0131- 3373220 (10:30a.m.-11:30a.m.)

If you can not reach consuls, you may also send your questions by fax..

 (3) Fax0131-3371790

For supporting documents amendment. Please do not request the application forms by fax. 

 (4) Email:

1) The email is for visa, passport, authentication and legalization applicants only.

2) Please visit our website or call the Information Center before sending your email. Questions covered by the website or the Information Center and inquiry of the progress of applications will not be replied.

3)  Please explain your application in detail and specify Passport, Visa, Notarization, Authentication, or Travel Document as the subject of your email so that it can be handled accordingly and replied to promptly and accurately.

4)  Please be noticed that we do not issue any documents via email, or through internet.

5)  Email with virus will not be replied. 


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