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Tourist Visa(L-Visa)

Tourist visas are generally issued to applicants who intend to visit China for sightseeing, visiting family or friends.

Requirements:

1.
Visa Application Form: One completely filled out Visa Application Form for the P.R. China. No item should be blank or altered.

2.
Photo: One recently taken 2X2 inch photo showing entire face and without a hat on. Please affix the photo to the application form.

3.
Passport: Original passport with at least 2 blank visa pages and valid for at least 6 months beyond the date of application.

4.
One photo copy of passport and one photo copy of diver’s license.

5. A child of Chinese descent and born in foreign country who applies for a Chinese visa for the first time is required to submit his or her Birth Certificate and foreign passport or foreign permanent resident permit (e.g. Green Card) of one of his or her parents.

6. U.S citizens may apply for a multi-entry tourist visa valid for 12 months. If people apply for a multi-entry tourist visa for 12 months their passports should be valid for at least 18 months.

7. An applicant born in China who is applying for a Chinese visa with his or her new foreign passport is required to submit his or her Chinese passport or copy of his last Chinese visa.

8. Non-US citizens shall provide documents valid for at least 6 months that entitles them to reside for an extended period of time in the US, Such as a Green card, work or study visa (together with their copies). Temporary visitors to the US should apply for a Chinese visa in their own country. For the special case, the Chinese Consul has the rights to make the final decision on whether issuing a visa or not.


Business Visa (F-visa)

Business visas are generally issued to applicants who intend to visit China on business invited by Chinese partner and trainees to stay in China for less than 6 months.

Requirements:

1.
Visa Application Form: One completely filled out Visa Application Form for the P.R. China. No item should be blank or altered.

2.
Photo: One recently taken 2X2 inch photo showing entire face and without a hat on. Please affix the photo to the application form.

3.
Passport: Original passport with at least 2 blank visa pages and valid for at least 6 months beyond the date of application.

4.
One photo copy of passport and one photo copy of diver’s license.

5. Visa conformation letter from an economic and trade bureau or a foreign affairs office of the provincial or municipal government.

6. U.S. citizen may apply for a multiple-entry F-visa valid for 12 months. A letter from the Chinese counterpart or foreign employee is required, stating that he or she will visit China frequently and need a multi-entry visa; Original passport should be valid at least 18 months beyond the date of application for those who apply for 12 months visa.

7. An applicant born in China who is applying for a Chinese visa with new foreign passport is required to submit his or her Chinese passport or copy of his last Chinese visa.

8. Non-US citizens shall provide documents valid for at least 6 months that entitle them to reside for an extended period of time in the US , such as a Green card, work or study visa (together with their copies). Temporary visitors to the US should apply for a Chinese visa in their own country. For the special case, the Chinese Consul has the rights to make the final decision on whether issuing a visa or not.


Student Visa (X-visa)

Student visas are generally issued to applicants who intend to study in China for more than 6 months.

Requirements:

1.
Visa Application Form: One completely filled out Visa Application Form for the P.R. China. No item should be blank or altered.

2.
Photo: One recently taken 2X2 inch photo showing entire face and without a hat on. Please affix the photo to the application form.

3.
Passport: Original passport with at least 2 blank visa pages and valid for at least 6 months beyond the date of application.

4.
One photo copy of passport and one photo copy of diver’s license.

5. A visa application form for international students (JW-201 or 202) issued by the Ministry of Education of China, and notification of admission from enrolled school with the seal of the said ministry are required (together with their copies).

6. A Physical Examination Record for Foreigner (Q-2)filled out and signed by a doctor (together with their copies).

7.An applicant born in China who is applying for a Chinese visa with his or her new foreign passport is required to submit his or her Chinese passport or copy of his last Chinese visa.

8. A child of Chinese descent and born in a foreign country who applies for a Chinese visa for the first time is required to submit his or her Birth Certificate and foreign passport or foreign permanent resident permit (e.g. Green Card) of one of his or her parents.(together with their copis).

9.Non-US passport bearers shall provide documents valid for at least 6 months that entitle them to reside or work for an extended period of time in the US.(together with their copies).

10. former chinese visas ( if any, together with their copis).

11. other files consuls request .


Employment Visa(Z-visa)

Employment Visas are generally issued to applicants who are employed to work in China for more than 6 months and who intend to do commercial performance in China.

Requirements:

1.
Visa Application Form: One completely filled out Visa Application Form for the P.R. China. No item should be blank or altered.

2.
Photo: One recently taken 2X2 inch photo showing entire face and without a hat on. Please affix the photo to the application form.

3.
Passport: Original passport with at least 2 blank visa pages and valid for at least 6 months beyond the date of application.

4.
One photo copy of passport and one photo copy of diver’s license.

5. An invitation letter or telegram from the relevant department of the Chinese Government or Government-authorized company.

6. Original Foreign Experts Working Permit issued by the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affaris, or orginal and copy of Alien Employment Lisense issued by the Ministry of Labour amd Social Security, or other relevant permit of employment.

7. The spouse or children of the Z-Visa applicant who are following the applicant to stay in China are required to be listed in the above-mentioned invitation letter or telegram. Otherwise original and copy of Marriage Certificate or Birth Certificate to prove their relationship are also required.

8. An applicant born in China who is applying for a Chinese visa with his or her new foreign passport is required to submit his or her Chinese passport or copy of his last Chinese visa.

9. A child of Chinese descent and born in a foreign country who applies for a Chinese visa for the first time is required to submit his or her Birth Certificate and foreign passport or foreign permanent resident permit (e.g. Green Card) of one of his or her parents.

10.Non-US passport bearers shall provide documents valid for at least 6 months that entitle them to reside or work for an extended period of time in the US.

11. former chinese visas ( if any ).

12. other files consuls request .

Reminders:

Z-visa is generally valid for 3 month. Applicants should apply for a residence permit from a local county level Public Security Bureau within 30 days after entering China.

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