Passport & Visa
When applying for a Chinese visa, you should submit your original passport which must be valid for at least another six months, and a photocopy of the passport’s information and photo page. Your passport must also have at least one blank visa page.
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Chinese Visa Types
Tourist (L) visa is issued to a foreigner who is going to PRC for tourism purpose.
Business (F/M) visa is issued to a foreigner who is invited to PRC for business visit, an investigation, a lecture, scientific-technological & cultural exchanges, intern practice.
Student (X) visa is issued to a foreigner who is going to PRC for study, furthering studies.
Work (Z) visa is issued to a foreigner who is going to PRC for a post or employment.
Talent (R) visa is issued to high-level personnel and much-needed highly talented people.
Private Visit (S) visa is issued to a family member of foreigners residing in China for work, study, etc.
Family Reunion (Q) visa is issued to a relative of Chinese citizens or foreigners with permanent residence permit residing in PRC.
Transit (G) visa is issued to a foreigner who is going to a third country in transit of PRC.
Crew (C) visa is issued to the crewmember involving international-based transportation by trains, airway and ships and the accompanying family members.
Journalist (J-1, J-2) visa is issued to a foreign journalist for the purpose of reporting from PRC.
Required Forms for Download
• Visa Application Form of PRC
• Hong Kong Visa/Entry Permit Application Form
• Macau Visa Application Form
• Physical Examination Record for Foreigner
• Affidavit of Marital Status
• Application Form of Notarization and Legalization