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Chinese Visa Office
When applying for a Chinese visa, you or a third party must apply in person at the Chinese Consulate, which will not accept applications by mail. To get started, find out what you need to do to apply for your Chinese visa by figuring out the relevant visa category.
Based on the current worldwide COVID-19 situation, China announced that as of 0:00 AM on March 28, 2020, Temporary suspension of foreigners' entry into China, but their Chinese visas and residence permits remain valid.
In addition, including visa-on-arrival (port of entry), 24/72/144-hour transit visa-free, 30-day visa-free for Hainan, 15-day visa-free for Shanghai. Visa waiver for cruise group travelers... All visa policies in the country will also be suspended for the duration of the coronavirus.
Two special circumstances will allow normal entry.
Diplomatic, official, and protocol passport holders.
Tourists who come to China on Chinese visas issued by Chinese embassies and consulates abroad for necessary economic, trade, scientific and technological, and urgent humanitarian needs. Free extension for expiring cases during the coronavirus period.
Duration of Chinese visas
According to a press conference held on March 1, 2020, the CNMI announced that during the Coronavirus Special Period, for the Individuals who are already in China and whose Chinese visas are due to expire during a special period can have their Chinese visas automatically extended for two free periods. Month. There is no need to go to the police department for an extension. And no fees will be charged. It is legal to stay in China or leave the country. Emergency services are available for foreign visitors involved in medical treatment.
"L" visas are issued to foreigners visiting China for tourism or family/friendly visits.
Documents to be submitted
Visa Application Form
Additional form requirements
Tourist Visa Requirements:
Please provide a copy of your flight and hotel itinerary to China or a copy of your invitation letter from the tour group. If you have not yet booked your flight or hotel, please provide your tentative itinerary to China on letterhead.
Family and friends visit visa requirements - please provide a copy of the front and back of the Chinese ID card of the inviting person, or if the inviting person is a foreigner, please provide A copy of the inviter's passport and a copy of the Chinese residence permit.
Please provide a copy of the invitation letter written by the inviting person. Please click here for an example of a travel invitation letter. Invitees can hand-write the invitation letter on paper and then have it scanned, emailed or faxed to you.
There are two types of family visas - Q1 and Q2. Q1 must be applied for in person and Q2 can be applied for through our company. The length of stay (length of stay per entry) for the visa is 60, 90 or 120 days. For stays of more than 120 days, please refer to the requirements for extension of stay. See Q1 and Q2 visas for the differences between the two.
For family-based marriage visas, please provide a copy of your China-born spouse's passport.
If the relationship is defined as friends in the invitation, the maximum stay is 60 days.
Two passport type (2 "x2") color photos with a white background taken within the last 6 months.
Applicants who have been in China within the past two years must provide a copy of the most recent Chinese visa issued, and the last time the passport was A copy of the entry/exit stamp.
Proof of residence.
Please provide a copy of your driver's license or other state-issued ID, student ID, or employee ID. If you do not have these documents, please send a copy of your utility bill/bank statement/ or any other mail showing your name and home address to the Copies are sent to us.Applicants under the age of 17 who do not have a driver's license may submit a student ID or a parent's driver's license.