Have you recently traveled to China?

We strongly encourage all visa applicants who have traveled to, or who are intending to travel to, the People’s Republic of China (PRC), excluding the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau, to reschedule their visa interview appointment so it falls more than 14 days after their departure from the PRC, excluding the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau; or, they should not plan to travel to the United States until they have been outside of the PRC, excluding the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau, for more than 14 days.