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02/05/2020: Suspension of Consular Services Beginning on 17 March 2020 Due to San Francisco Lockdown

With reference to Public Health Order No. C19-07 announced by San Francisco Mayor London Breed on 16 March 2020, directing all San Francisco residents to shelter at their place of residence beginning midnight on Tuesday, 17 March 2020 until 07 April 2020, the San Francisco City Government has announced the extension of the coverage period of the Shelter-in-Place order until at least 31 May 2020.

In line with the latest Order, all consular services, including applications by mail, will remain suspended until the Order is amended.

The Consulate will attend only to emergency cases during this period. For your guidance, the following are considered emergency cases:

  • Medical emergency;
  • Death in the family; and
  • Legal emergency (e.g. subpoena or summons from the Court).

For emergency, please send an email to

Thank you for your understanding.