If you are not sure which Chinese consulate is
best for you we advice you to contact the Chinese Embassy in Malaysia first.
Chinese Embassy in Kuala Lumpur
Consulate Appointment - Many Consulates nowadays need visitors to make an appointment first before they visit the consulate. In most cases you are able to arrange an appointment
by telephone , email or at the consulate website On the official website of the Chinese Consulate in Penang
you can find all the information on opening hours and appointments. Otherwise you can always contact the head of the consulate directly: Honorary Consulate of China
Chinese Visa and Passports - The Consulate in Penang can inform you about the scope of services they offer. Always contact the consulate before a visit to inform
about their specific services since not all consulates offer visa and/or passport services.
The difference between the several consulates found in a certain country are the level of powers and size of these consulates. Some consulates are the bigger consulate-general and usually can
assist in a wide scope of consular matters. Other smaller consulates are often manned by private citizens and are called honorary consulates. These honorary consulates often have limited powers
and do not issue visas or passports. To find out more on the consular services provided by the consulate you can contact the Chinese Consulate in Penang directly by
telephone or email
To find out more about visas and visa application procedures for China you can click on our
Chinese visa information page.
Furthermore you can find all information on passports and passport applications
in China by clicking on our passport information page.
Travel Alert & Warnings - Many governments around the world have a system in place to issue Travel Warnings
& Alerts for their citizens when travelling abroad. Reasons for issuing a Travel Warning & Alert for certain countries could be that in those
countries there are issues that make travelling dangerous. Click on our
Travel Alerts page to check if there is a travel alert or warning for China or Malaysia.
Search your Hotel close to the Chinese Consulate in Penang
- If you have to travel from far away to Penang or need to return to the consulate the next or one of the following days it might be wise to stay overnight at a hotel or
guesthouse close to where the consulate is located. When you are in a situation where consulate services take more than 1 day and you are in need of a place to stay close to the consulate
we provide a handy hotel search box to explore your options for accommodation in a hotel or guesthouse near the consulate.
Travel insurance for China - When you apply for a visa many embassies require that you show to them proof of a valid travel insurance.
A Travel insurance for a visa application at the embassy has to meet strict requirements. Check the embassy website for these requirements or contact the visa department directly by telephone