Chinese Embassy in New York
Address: 520 12th Avenue, New York,NY 10036
Telephone: (212) 244 9456
Information Number: (212) 868-2078
Facsimile: (212) 465 1708 (for supporting documents only)
Email: email@example.com (Specify Passport, Visa, Notarization, Authentication, or Travel Document in the subject line)
Hours of Operation: 9:00am-12:00pm, 1:00pm-2:30pm Monday to Friday (except observed Chinese and American holidays)
The first floor is available for citizens from countries other than the United States. Windows 1 to 5 are for visa authentication, window 9 is the place to submit your pick up form and windows 8 & 10 are the cashier and pick up window. The second floor is reserved for Chinese citizens.
You have to either apply for your business or personal visa in person or through a processing agency. The consulate does not accept applications by mail.