Chinese Visa Requirements:

As of November 1st, 2018, all applicants aged between 14 to 70 are required to give their fingerprints in person at the visa centre. Please contact us to arrange the appointment once all the documents are ready and checked by us in advance.

Please be kindly reminded that starting from 10th December 2018, the Chinese Visa Application Service Centre  will use a new version of the Chinese visa application form, and from the 17th December 2018 the Visa Application Centre will implement an online application form system.

 

Business Visa/ Non-Business Visa:

  1. Actual Passport with at least 2 blank pages (valid for at least 6 months beyond the date of visa submission).
  2. Visa application form (filled online). You may visit the website select ‘New Application Form’ to fill in your application form online. Please DO NOT submit the form until we’ve checked for you. If you have any questions ON filling the form online, please contact us for guidance.
  3. One photo copy of your previous Chinese visa (if any)
  4. One photo copy of your passport information page
  5. One Copy or original letter of invitation (must be original for Turkish passport holder) .


The invitation must be printed on a letter headed paper and include:

  • Full Passport Details (Full Name, Passport Number, Gender and Date of Birth)
  • Letter Issuing Date (within 30 days)
  • Purpose of visit
  • Place of visit
  • Date of entry and exit
  • Relationship between applicant and inviter
  • The source of financial support during stay in China
  • Name of the inviting organization in China
  • Contact number and address
  • Stamp of the organization
  • Full name, job title and Signature of organization representative

 

Tourist Visa:

  1. Actual Passport with at least 2 blank pages (valid for at least 6 months beyond the date of visa submission).
  2. Visa application form (filled online). You may visit the website select ‘New Application Form’ to fill in your application form online. Please DO NOT submit the form until we’ve checked for you. If you have any questions ON filling the form online, please contact us for guidance.
  3. One photo copy of your previous Chinese visa (if any)
  4. One photo copy of your passport information page
  5. Flights and accommodation confirmation

 

Processing time:
 Normal Service: 3 working days
 Express Service: 2 working days

 

Fees:
Normal Service: GBP 255.00
Express Service: GBP 290.00

All above are inclusive of visa fee at the Chinese Embassy and Royal Mail Special Delivery
For validity over a period of two years, the visa fee will be different. Please ask for further information.
Visa fee may vary depending on the nationality.
Fees will be collected at the time of appointment confirmation.
If for any reason, you are refused a visa, the visa fee cannot be refunded.

 

 

Special note:

All British passport holder will be granted up to 2 years multi entries visa as per the new regulation, however, applicants with media or government background might subject to certain restriction, final decision will be made by the Chinese embassy. And the fee would remain the same per applicant regardless the actual type of visa being granted.

All American passport holder will be granted 10 years multi entries visa as per the new regulation, however, applicants with media or government background might subject to certain restriction, final decision will be made by the Chinese embassy.

 

Contact us:

Tel: 020 38701325

E-mail: leo@culturaltours.co.uk

Cultural Tours Ltd.
17 Hanover Square, London W1S 1BN