Country Details :

Name: The Peoples Republic Of China

Location: Far East

Time: IST (+) 2 1/2 Hrs

Capital: Beijing

Language: Standard Chinese Or Mandarin (Putonghua, Based On The Beijing Dialect), Yue (Cantonese), Wu (Shanghainese), Minbei (Fuzhou), Minnan (Hokkien-Taiwanese), Xiang, Gan, Hakka Dialects, Minority Languages (See Ethnic Groups Entry)

Currency: Chinese Yuan(CNY).


Documents Required :

Original passport with at least six months of remaining validity, at least 2 blank visa pages, a photocopy of the passport’s data page and the photo page if it is separate. For multiple-visa application, the remaining validity of the passport must cover the validity of visa and the duration of stay. For example, if applying for a visa with 6 months validity, multiple entries, and 30 days of each stay, the remaining validity of the passport should be at least 7 months.

Personal Written Statement (Covering Letter With Details As Follows: Place To Visit, Name, Address And Contact Number Of The Inviting / Contact Company / Person). Certification Letter From The Working Unit Of The Applicant (With Details As Follows: Name And Contact Number Of The Working Unit, The Applicant’s Income Statement).&Nbsp;

Origional Recent 6 Months Bank Statement With Original Seal And Authorized Signatory Signature On Each And Every Page With Closing Balance Of 1.5 Lacs Per Person.

Ordinary Passport Holders Are Required To Submit Applications To The Chinese Visa Application Service Centre (CVASC) Where CVASC Is Available.

Proof Of Legal Stay Or Residence Status (Applicable To Those Who Are Not Of Indian Citizenship). The Applicant From A Third Country Should Provide Valid Indian Visa Or Valid Residence Permit In India And Its Copy. In Case The Applicant From A Third Country Staying In India With A Short-Term Visa, A Note Verbal (With Details As Follows: Applicant’s Name, Passport Number, Occupation, Purpose To Go To China, Duration Of Stay In China) By The Embassy Or Consulate-General Of His / Her Own Country Is Required.

Documents Showing The Itinerary Including Air Ticket Booking Record (Round Trip) And Proof Of A Hotel Reservation, OR An Invitation Letter For Tourist Issued By A Relevant Entity Or Individual In China. The Invitation Letter Should Contain:-

Information On The Applicant (Including Full Name, Gender, Date Of Birth, Etc.).

Information On The Planned Visit (Arrival And Departure Dates, Place(S) To Be Visited, Etc.).

Information On The Inviting Entity Or Individual (Name, Contact Telephone Number, Address, Official Stamp, Signature Of The Legal Representative Or The Inviting Individual).

If Applicant Repeatedly Applies For Tourist Visa To China, The Following Information Shall Be Covered In The Personal Statement: Reasons For Revisit, The Places The Applicant Plans To Visit This Time And Places He / She Visited Before.

If The Applicants Travel To China On A Group Basis, The Invitation Letter Issued By The Travel Agency Is Required.

The Invitation Letter May Be In The Form Of Fax, Photocopy Or Computer Printout, But The Consular Officer May Require The Applicant To Submit The Original Of The Invitation Letter. An Issuer Of Invitation Letter Who Is An Individual In China Should Also Provide A Photocopy Of His/Her Chinese ID.

If Necessary, The Consular Officer May Require The Applicant To Provide Other Proof Documents Or Supplementary Materials, Or Require An Interview With The Applicant.

The Consular Officer Will Decide On Whether Or Not To Issue The Visa And On Its Validity, Duration Of Stay And Number Of Entries In Light Of Specific Conditions Of The Applicant.

Photo specification:

One completed Visa Application Form with a Color photograph on white background, taken within the last 6 months. Photo size: 48mm x 33mm, width of head:15mm to 22mm, eight of head: 20mm to 33mm

Processing time:

The processing time is usually 4 working days.

Urgent visa can be processed within 2 working days.

Visa on Arrival – Not Available.