Please choose the appropriate visa type to prepare all the required documents.
Tourist & Family visit (L/Q ) Visa is issued to an alien who comes to China for sightseeing, family visiting or other private purposes.
Business & Trade (F/M) Visa
is issued to an alien who is invited to China for a visit, an investigation, a lecture, to do business, scientific-technological and culture exchanges, short-term advanced studies or intern practice for a period of no more than six months.
Work (Z) Visa
is issued to an alien who comes to China for a post or employment, and his/her accompanying family members.
Study (X) Visa
is issued to an alien who comes to China for study, advanced studies or intern practice for a period of more than six months. An alien who comes to China to study, short-term advanced studies or intern practice for a period of no more than six months shall apply for a (F) Visa.
Crew (C) Visa
is issued to crewmembers working on board of international trains, airliners or vessels to China.
Travel Document is issued to Chinese children who were born in the U.S
D Visa: Issued to an alien who comes to reside permanently in China
Q1/Q2 Visa: Issued for family reunion.
G Visa (Transit): Issued to an alien who transits through China J-1 Visa: Issued to foreign residen correspondents in China
J-1 Visa: Issued to foreign resident correspondents in China
J-2 Visa: Issued to foreign correspondents who make short trips to China on reporting tasks
Usually, the validity of a Single Entry or Double Entry (L) visa is 180 days from the date of issue, which means the holder of the visa shall enter into China no later than 180 days from the date of issue once for Single Entry/ twice for Double Entry, otherwise the visa is expired and is null and void. The duration of stay of a (L) visa is 30 days, which means the holder of the visa may be stay in China for up to 30 days from the date of entry. Any person suffering from a mental disorder, leprosy, AIDS, venereal diseases, contagious tuberculosis or other such infectious diseases shall not be permitted to enter China. The Validity, Duration of Stay, and Number of Entries of the visa is issued at the discretion of the Consular Officers, whose decisions are based on the laws and regulations of China. The Consular Officers have the authority to refuse any visa applications inconsistent with Chinese laws and regulations, or revoke issued visas.