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    Tourist visa (L)
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    Business visa (M)
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    Crew visa (C)
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    Group E-visa
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    Journalist visa (J)
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    Non-business visit visa ( F )
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    Official visa
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    Private visa ( S )
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    Talent visa ( R )
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A visa is required for this destination.

Visa required, except for passengers with a confirmed onward ticket for a flight to a third country within 24 hours. They must stay in the international transit area of the airport and have documents required for the next destination.

China has decided to temporarily suspend the entry into China by foreign nationals holding visas or residence permits still valid to the time of this announcement, effective from 28 march 2020.

Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

The Group E-Visa is only applicable to groups of two or more travelers entering China through Shanghai Pudong or Hongqiao airports. All group members must enter and depart China at the same time.

Please complete your Health Declaration form only after you have checked-in on your flight to China, as you will need to enter your actual seat number in the form. The Health declaration is only valid for 24 hours from the time of completion. Please have the QR-code (which you will receive once you have completed the health declaration form) available as you need to present it to the airline representative at the time of boarding the flight

Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

Tourist visas are not currently available. Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

If traveling to China for a university lecture, seminar, conference or non-profit activities, please apply for a "Non-business visit visa."

Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

Applicants must apply with the Chinese consulate to which their approval is sent. Please let VisaHQ know if your approval is sent to a consulate other than your assigned jurisdiction.

China has decided to temporarily suspend the entry into China by foreign nationals holding visas or residence permits still valid to the time of this announcement, effective from 28 march 2020.

Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

China has decided to temporarily suspend the entry into China by foreign nationals holding visas or residence permits still valid to the time of this announcement, effective from 28 march 2020.

Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

The Non-business Visit visa is required if you are traveling to China for university lecture, seminar, conference or non-profit activities.

China has decided to temporarily suspend the entry into China by foreign nationals holding visas or residence permits still valid to the time of this announcement, effective from 28 march 2020.

Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

The Non-business Visit visa is required if you are traveling to China for university lecture, seminar, conference or non-profit activities.

China has decided to temporarily suspend the entry into China by foreign nationals holding visas or residence permits still valid to the time of this announcement, effective from 28 march 2020.

Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

China has decided to temporarily suspend the entry into China by foreign nationals holding visas or residence permits still valid to the time of this announcement, effective from 28 march 2020.

Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

Fill out China Tourist visa (L) application form online

and send the following documents to VisaHQ:
  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages. If an applicant currently holds a Dual Citizenship, please provide passports for all nationalities listed on application.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form

    For online orders, please download, print and sign China visa application, prepared by our system under your account. Application MUST be typed. Handwritten applications will not be accepted by the Consulate. Please note that each page of your application MUST be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected. If applicant is minor, the application form must be signed by both parents on PART 4 of page 4. One parent has to complete and sign PART 5.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in China. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager and stamped with the company seal. The business letter must include the following information:
    Personal information of the applicant: name, gender, date of birth, passport details, and job title.
    State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.), the dates of the visit, and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in China.
    Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    State who will bear the costs of the applicant's accommodations in China.
    A sample outline can be found here.

  • Proof of status. A NOTARIZED copy of Green Card (both sides) or other proof of legal status in the US (such as copy of I-20, US visa, H1B approval notice, etc. VisaHQ cannot assist US B1/B2 visa holders at this time.) Must have at least 6 months of remaining validity, no extensions accepted.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Personal invitation. If visiting friends or family, you must provide a letter of invitation from the host in China. The letter must be signed and should be address to the "Consulate of China, Visa Section." The letter must contain the following information:
    • Personal information of the applicant: Name, gender, date of birth, and passport details
    • Details of the visit: Dates, purpose, places to visit, and places of accommodation
    • Details of the inviting party: Name, address, phone number, and relationship to the applicant

    You will also need to provide a copy the host's Chinese ID(both front and back sides), or, if they are not a citizen of China, copies of their China residence permit and their national passport's information pages.

    Also, if visiting family member who is working in China, a letter from the Chinese company (on company letterhead) confirming the worker's status in China and stating that he/she will be responsible for the family members' living arrangements and expenses.

  • Proof of Kinship. If applicant is visiting family members (spouses, parents, sons, daughters, spouses of sons/daughters, brothers, sisters, grandparents, grandsons, and parents-in-law), please provide the ORIGINAL and photocopy of certification of kinship showing relationship of family members between applicant and inviting individual. These can include marriage certificate, birth certificate, certification of kinship issued by the Public Security Bureau or notarized certification of kinship. This visa is for family reunions and classified as Q1. Notarization instructions can be found here.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Host's ID. A copy the host's Chinese ID (not Chinese passport), both front and back sides, or, if host is not a citizen of China, copies of their Chinese residence permit and their national passport's information pages.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Personal invitation. If visiting friends or family, you must provide a letter of invitation from the host in China. The letter must be signed and should be address to the "Consulate of China, Visa Section." The letter must contain the following information:
    • Personal information of the applicant: Name, gender, date of birth, and passport details
    • Details of the visit: Dates, purpose, places to visit, and places of accommodation
    • Details of the inviting party: Name, address, phone number, and relationship to the applicant

    You will also need to provide a copy the host's Chinese ID(both front and back sides), or, if they are not a citizen of China, copies of their China residence permit and their national passport's information pages.

    Also, if visiting family member who is working in China, a letter from the Chinese company (on company letterhead) confirming the worker's status in China and stating that he/she will be responsible for the family members' living arrangements and expenses.

  • Proof of Kinship. If applicant is visiting family members (spouses, parents, sons, daughters, spouses of sons/daughters, brothers, sisters, grandparents, grandsons, and parents-in-law), please provide the ORIGINAL and photocopy of certification of kinship showing relationship of family members between applicant and inviting individual. These can include marriage certificate, birth certificate, certification of kinship issued by the Public Security Bureau or notarized certification of kinship. This visa is for family reunions and classified as Q1. Notarization instructions can be found here.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Host's ID. A copy the host's Chinese ID (not Chinese passport), both front and back sides, or, if host is not a citizen of China, copies of their Chinese residence permit and their national passport's information pages.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Tourist invitation. If your travel is being organized by a tour group in China, an official signed and stamped Invitation Letter for Tourist issued by Duly Authorized Tourism Unit in China can be used in place of the hotel reservation.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Tourist invitation. If your travel is being organized by a tour group in China, an official signed and stamped Invitation Letter for Tourist issued by Duly Authorized Tourism Unit in China can be used in place of the hotel reservation.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages. If an applicant currently holds a Dual Citizenship, please provide passports for all nationalities listed on application.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form

    For online orders, please download, print and sign China visa application, prepared by our system under your account. Application MUST be typed. Handwritten applications will not be accepted by the Consulate. Please note that each page of your application MUST be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected. If applicant is minor, the application form must be signed by both parents on PART 4 of page 4. One parent has to complete and sign PART 5.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in China. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager and stamped with the company seal. The business letter must include the following information:
    Personal information of the applicant: name, gender, date of birth, passport details, and job title.
    State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.), the dates of the visit, and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in China.
    Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    State who will bear the costs of the applicant's accommodations in China.
    A sample outline can be found here.

  • Proof of status. A NOTARIZED copy of Green Card (both sides) or other proof of legal status in the US (such as copy of I-20, US visa, H1B approval notice, etc. VisaHQ cannot assist US B1/B2 visa holders at this time.) Must have at least 6 months of remaining validity, no extensions accepted.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Work permit. Copy of the Foreign Employment Permit or Foreign Experts License.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Enrollment Letter. Original enrollment letter from the school in China signed by both the applicant and the school.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages. If an applicant currently holds a Dual Citizenship, please provide passports for all nationalities listed on application.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Tourist invitation. If your travel is being organized by a tour group in China, an official signed and stamped Invitation Letter for Tourist issued by Duly Authorized Tourism Unit in China can be used in place of the hotel reservation.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages. If an applicant currently holds a Dual Citizenship, please provide passports for all nationalities listed on application.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in China. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager and stamped with the company seal. The business letter must include the following information:
    Personal information of the applicant: name, gender, date of birth, passport details, and job title.
    State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.), the dates of the visit, and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in China.
    Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    State who will bear the costs of the applicant's accommodations in China.
    A sample outline can be found here.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Personal invitation. A copy of an Invitation Letter of Duly Authorized Unit form. This is a special invitation that your host in China will need to obtain from their local Chinese government agency. The form needs to be addressed to the Embassy in "USA" or "Washington DC".

  • State Department Letter. A letter from the US Department of State, sending department, or agency, addressed to "Embassy of China, Washington D.C. ", explaining purpose of travel and dates of the trip. Letter must contain the applicant's name and the passport number.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Business Invitation Letter. A letter of guarantee issued by a foreign transport company or an invitation letter issued by a relevant entity in China.

  • Business Support Letter. A letter from the airline company contains the following:
    Brief introduction of the company, when and where was the company founded, what is the major business line, carrying cargo or passenger, etc.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Crew ID. Copy of the employee crew ID badge of the applicant.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Business Invitation Letter. A letter of guarantee issued by a foreign transport company or an invitation letter issued by a relevant entity in China.

  • Business Support Letter. A letter from the airline company contains the following:
    Brief introduction of the company, when and where was the company founded, what is the major business line, carrying cargo or passenger, etc.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Crew ID. Copy of the employee crew ID badge of the applicant.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Personal invitation. If visiting friends or family, you must provide a letter of invitation from the host in China. The letter must be signed and should be address to the "Consulate of China, Visa Section." The letter must contain the following information:
    • Personal information of the applicant: Name, gender, date of birth, and passport details
    • Details of the visit: Dates, purpose, places to visit, and places of accommodation
    • Details of the inviting party: Name, address, phone number, and relationship to the applicant

    You will also need to provide a copy the host's Chinese ID(both front and back sides), or, if they are not a citizen of China, copies of their China residence permit and their national passport's information pages.

    Also, if visiting family member who is working in China, a letter from the Chinese company (on company letterhead) confirming the worker's status in China and stating that he/she will be responsible for the family members' living arrangements and expenses.

  • Proof of Kinship. If applicant is visiting family members (spouses, parents, sons, daughters, spouses of sons/daughters, brothers, sisters, grandparents, grandsons, and parents-in-law), please provide the ORIGINAL and photocopy of certification of kinship showing relationship of family members between applicant and inviting individual. These can include marriage certificate, birth certificate, certification of kinship issued by the Public Security Bureau or notarized certification of kinship. This visa is for family reunions and classified as Q1. Notarization instructions can be found here.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Host's ID. A copy the host's Chinese ID (not Chinese passport), both front and back sides, or, if host is not a citizen of China, copies of their Chinese residence permit and their national passport's information pages.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Proof of status. A NOTARIZED copy of Green Card (both sides) or other proof of legal status in the US (such as copy of I-20, US visa, H1B approval notice, etc. VisaHQ cannot assist US B1/B2 visa holders at this time.) Must have at least 6 months of remaining validity, no extensions accepted.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Proof of residency. A copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Visa Notification Letter. Issued by the Information Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in China and an official letter issued by the media organization for which the journalist works.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. Original, signed passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity and at least 2 consecutive blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Foreign Expert Certificate. A copy of the Foreign Expert Certificate issued by the Chinese government.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Invitation Letter. An invitation from your host in China. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Embassy of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The invitation must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant, including your name as printed in your passport.
    • State the dates and length of your stay.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Crew ID. Copy of the employee crew ID badge of the applicant.

  • Crew Letter. A letter of guarantee issued by a foreign transport company OR an invitation letter issued by a relevant entity in China.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Invitation Letter. An invitation letter issued by a relevant entity or individual in China. The invitation should contain:
    • Information on the applicant (full name, gender, date of birth, etc.)
    • Information on the planned visit (purpose of visit, arrival and departure dates, place(s) to be visited, relations between the applicant and the inviting entity or individual, financial source for expenditures).
    • Information on the inviting entity or individual (name, contact telephone number, address, official stamp, signature of the legal representative or the inviting individual);
    • The letter should be printed on the inviting organizations letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", signed and stamped with the institution/company seal.

  • Proof of status. A NOTARIZED copy of Green Card (both sides) or other proof of legal status in the US (such as copy of I-20, US visa, H1B approval notice, etc. VisaHQ cannot assist US B1/B2 visa holders at this time.) Must have at least 6 months of remaining validity, no extensions accepted.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Business Letter. If working for an NGO, a letter from the host organization in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of work to be performed, the place of work, and the type and desired validity of the visa requested.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Passport copy. Photocopy of all passport pages. The passport must be valid for at least six months beyond the date the visa application.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Itinerary. The document attesting the travel booking of the whole group.

  • Proof of accommodation. The document attesting the accommodation booking of all the stops for the whole group.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Mandatory form before entering country. The form you will fill may be checked at the borders of China whether you have filled in this form or not, and If you haven’t filled in the form or made misleading statements, you may face legal and administrative sanctions. Furthermore, you might not be allowed to enter China.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Invitation Letter. An invitation letter issued by a relevant entity or individual in China. The invitation should contain:
    • Information on the applicant (full name, gender, date of birth, etc.)
    • Information on the planned visit (purpose of visit, arrival and departure dates, place(s) to be visited, relations between the applicant and the inviting entity or individual, financial source for expenditures).
    • Information on the inviting entity or individual (name, contact telephone number, address, official stamp, signature of the legal representative or the inviting individual);
    • The letter should be printed on the inviting organizations letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", signed and stamped with the institution/company seal.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Business Letter. If working for an NGO, a letter from the host organization in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of work to be performed, the place of work, and the type and desired validity of the visa requested.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Proof of Kinship. If applicant is visiting family members (spouses, parents, sons, daughters, spouses of sons/daughters, brothers, sisters, grandparents, grandsons, and parents-in-law), please provide the ORIGINAL and photocopy of certification of kinship showing relationship of family members between applicant and inviting individual. These can include marriage certificate, birth certificate, certification of kinship issued by the Public Security Bureau or notarized certification of kinship. This visa is for family reunions and classified as Q1. Notarization instructions can be found here.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Host's ID. Copies of their Chinese Permanent Residence and their national passport's information pages.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages. If an applicant currently holds a Dual Citizenship, please provide passports for all nationalities listed on application.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Tourist invitation. If your travel is being organized by a tour group in China, an official signed and stamped Invitation Letter for Tourist issued by Duly Authorized Tourism Unit in China can be used in place of the hotel reservation.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages. If an applicant currently holds a Dual Citizenship, please provide passports for all nationalities listed on application.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form

    For online orders, please download, print and sign China visa application, prepared by our system under your account. Application MUST be typed. Handwritten applications will not be accepted by the Consulate. Please note that each page of your application MUST be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected. If applicant is minor, the application form must be signed by both parents on PART 4 of page 4. One parent has to complete and sign PART 5.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in China. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager and stamped with the company seal. The business letter must include the following information:
    Personal information of the applicant: name, gender, date of birth, passport details, and job title.
    State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.), the dates of the visit, and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in China.
    Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    State who will bear the costs of the applicant's accommodations in China.
    A sample outline can be found here.

  • Proof of status. A NOTARIZED copy of Green Card (both sides) or other proof of legal status in the US (such as copy of I-20, US visa, H1B approval notice, etc. VisaHQ cannot assist US B1/B2 visa holders at this time.) Must have at least 6 months of remaining validity, no extensions accepted.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Proof of status. A NOTARIZED copy of Green Card (both sides) or other proof of legal status in the US (such as copy of I-20, US visa, H1B approval notice, etc. VisaHQ cannot assist US B1/B2 visa holders at this time.) Must have at least 6 months of remaining validity, no extensions accepted.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Proof of residency. A copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Visa Notification Letter. Issued by the Information Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in China and an official letter issued by the media organization for which the journalist works.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Enrollment Letter. Original enrollment letter from the school in China signed by both the applicant and the school.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Crew ID. Copy of the employee crew ID badge of the applicant.

  • Crew Letter. A letter of guarantee issued by a foreign transport company OR an invitation letter issued by a relevant entity in China.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Personal invitation. If visiting friends or family, you must provide a letter of invitation from the host in China. The letter must be signed and should be address to the "Consulate of China, Visa Section." The letter must contain the following information:
    • Personal information of the applicant: Name, gender, date of birth, and passport details
    • Details of the visit: Dates, purpose, places to visit, and places of accommodation
    • Details of the inviting party: Name, address, phone number, and relationship to the applicant

    You will also need to provide a copy the host's Chinese ID(both front and back sides), or, if they are not a citizen of China, copies of their China residence permit and their national passport's information pages.

    Also, if visiting family member who is working in China, a letter from the Chinese company (on company letterhead) confirming the worker's status in China and stating that he/she will be responsible for the family members' living arrangements and expenses.

  • Proof of Kinship. If applicant is visiting family members (spouses, parents, sons, daughters, spouses of sons/daughters, brothers, sisters, grandparents, grandsons, and parents-in-law), please provide the ORIGINAL and photocopy of certification of kinship showing relationship of family members between applicant and inviting individual. These can include marriage certificate, birth certificate, certification of kinship issued by the Public Security Bureau or notarized certification of kinship. This visa is for family reunions and classified as Q1. Notarization instructions can be found here.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Host's ID. A copy the host's Chinese ID (not Chinese passport), both front and back sides, or, if host is not a citizen of China, copies of their Chinese residence permit and their national passport's information pages.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Invitation Letter. An invitation letter issued by a relevant entity or individual in China. The invitation should contain:
    • Information on the applicant (full name, gender, date of birth, etc.)
    • Information on the planned visit (purpose of visit, arrival and departure dates, place(s) to be visited, relations between the applicant and the inviting entity or individual, financial source for expenditures).
    • Information on the inviting entity or individual (name, contact telephone number, address, official stamp, signature of the legal representative or the inviting individual);
    • The letter should be printed on the inviting organizations letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", signed and stamped with the institution/company seal.

  • Proof of status. A NOTARIZED copy of Green Card (both sides) or other proof of legal status in the US (such as copy of I-20, US visa, H1B approval notice, etc. VisaHQ cannot assist US B1/B2 visa holders at this time.) Must have at least 6 months of remaining validity, no extensions accepted.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Business Letter. If working for an NGO, a letter from the host organization in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of work to be performed, the place of work, and the type and desired validity of the visa requested.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Invitation Letter. An invitation letter issued by a relevant entity or individual in China. The invitation should contain:
    • Information on the applicant (full name, gender, date of birth, etc.)
    • Information on the planned visit (purpose of visit, arrival and departure dates, place(s) to be visited, relations between the applicant and the inviting entity or individual, financial source for expenditures).
    • Information on the inviting entity or individual (name, contact telephone number, address, official stamp, signature of the legal representative or the inviting individual);
    • The letter should be printed on the inviting organizations letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", signed and stamped with the institution/company seal.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Business Letter. If working for an NGO, a letter from the host organization in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of work to be performed, the place of work, and the type and desired validity of the visa requested.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. Original, signed passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity and at least 2 consecutive blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Foreign Expert Certificate. A copy of the Foreign Expert Certificate issued by the Chinese government.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Invitation Letter. An invitation from your host in China. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Embassy of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The invitation must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant, including your name as printed in your passport.
    • State the dates and length of your stay.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Work permit. Copy of the Foreign Employment Permit or Foreign Experts License.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages. If an applicant currently holds a Dual Citizenship, please provide passports for all nationalities listed on application.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form

    For online orders, please download, print and sign China visa application, prepared by our system under your account. Application MUST be typed. Handwritten applications will not be accepted by the Consulate. Please note that each page of your application MUST be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected. If applicant is minor, the application form must be signed by both parents on PART 4 of page 4. One parent has to complete and sign PART 5.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in China. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager and stamped with the company seal. The business letter must include the following information:
    Personal information of the applicant: name, gender, date of birth, passport details, and job title.
    State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.), the dates of the visit, and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in China.
    Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    State who will bear the costs of the applicant's accommodations in China.
    A sample outline can be found here.

  • Proof of status. A NOTARIZED copy of Green Card (both sides) or other proof of legal status in the US (such as copy of I-20, US visa, H1B approval notice, etc. VisaHQ cannot assist US B1/B2 visa holders at this time.) Must have at least 6 months of remaining validity, no extensions accepted.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Personal invitation. If visiting friends or family, you must provide a letter of invitation from the host in China. The letter must be signed and should be address to the "Consulate of China, Visa Section." The letter must contain the following information:
    • Personal information of the applicant: Name, gender, date of birth, and passport details
    • Details of the visit: Dates, purpose, places to visit, and places of accommodation
    • Details of the inviting party: Name, address, phone number, and relationship to the applicant

    You will also need to provide a copy the host's Chinese ID(both front and back sides), or, if they are not a citizen of China, copies of their China residence permit and their national passport's information pages.

    Also, if visiting family member who is working in China, a letter from the Chinese company (on company letterhead) confirming the worker's status in China and stating that he/she will be responsible for the family members' living arrangements and expenses.

  • Proof of Kinship. If applicant is visiting family members (spouses, parents, sons, daughters, spouses of sons/daughters, brothers, sisters, grandparents, grandsons, and parents-in-law), please provide the ORIGINAL and photocopy of certification of kinship showing relationship of family members between applicant and inviting individual. These can include marriage certificate, birth certificate, certification of kinship issued by the Public Security Bureau or notarized certification of kinship. This visa is for family reunions and classified as Q1. Notarization instructions can be found here.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Host's ID. A copy the host's Chinese ID (not Chinese passport), both front and back sides, or, if host is not a citizen of China, copies of their Chinese residence permit and their national passport's information pages.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Personal invitation. If visiting friends or family, you must provide a letter of invitation from the host in China. The letter must be signed and should be address to the "Consulate of China, Visa Section." The letter must contain the following information:
    • Personal information of the applicant: Name, gender, date of birth, and passport details
    • Details of the visit: Dates, purpose, places to visit, and places of accommodation
    • Details of the inviting party: Name, address, phone number, and relationship to the applicant

    You will also need to provide a copy the host's Chinese ID(both front and back sides), or, if they are not a citizen of China, copies of their China residence permit and their national passport's information pages.

    Also, if visiting family member who is working in China, a letter from the Chinese company (on company letterhead) confirming the worker's status in China and stating that he/she will be responsible for the family members' living arrangements and expenses.

  • Proof of Kinship. If applicant is visiting family members (spouses, parents, sons, daughters, spouses of sons/daughters, brothers, sisters, grandparents, grandsons, and parents-in-law), please provide the ORIGINAL and photocopy of certification of kinship showing relationship of family members between applicant and inviting individual. These can include marriage certificate, birth certificate, certification of kinship issued by the Public Security Bureau or notarized certification of kinship. This visa is for family reunions and classified as Q1. Notarization instructions can be found here.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Host's ID. A copy the host's Chinese ID (not Chinese passport), both front and back sides, or, if host is not a citizen of China, copies of their Chinese residence permit and their national passport's information pages.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Tourist invitation. If your travel is being organized by a tour group in China, an official signed and stamped Invitation Letter for Tourist issued by Duly Authorized Tourism Unit in China can be used in place of the hotel reservation.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Tourist invitation. If your travel is being organized by a tour group in China, an official signed and stamped Invitation Letter for Tourist issued by Duly Authorized Tourism Unit in China can be used in place of the hotel reservation.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages. If an applicant currently holds a Dual Citizenship, please provide passports for all nationalities listed on application.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form

    For online orders, please download, print and sign China visa application, prepared by our system under your account. Application MUST be typed. Handwritten applications will not be accepted by the Consulate. Please note that each page of your application MUST be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected. If applicant is minor, the application form must be signed by both parents on PART 4 of page 4. One parent has to complete and sign PART 5.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in China. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager and stamped with the company seal. The business letter must include the following information:
    Personal information of the applicant: name, gender, date of birth, passport details, and job title.
    State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.), the dates of the visit, and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in China.
    Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    State who will bear the costs of the applicant's accommodations in China.
    A sample outline can be found here.

  • Proof of status. A NOTARIZED copy of Green Card (both sides) or other proof of legal status in the US (such as copy of I-20, US visa, H1B approval notice, etc. VisaHQ cannot assist US B1/B2 visa holders at this time.) Must have at least 6 months of remaining validity, no extensions accepted.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Work permit. Copy of the Foreign Employment Permit or Foreign Experts License.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Enrollment Letter. Original enrollment letter from the school in China signed by both the applicant and the school.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages. If an applicant currently holds a Dual Citizenship, please provide passports for all nationalities listed on application.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Tourist invitation. If your travel is being organized by a tour group in China, an official signed and stamped Invitation Letter for Tourist issued by Duly Authorized Tourism Unit in China can be used in place of the hotel reservation.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages. If an applicant currently holds a Dual Citizenship, please provide passports for all nationalities listed on application.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in China. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager and stamped with the company seal. The business letter must include the following information:
    Personal information of the applicant: name, gender, date of birth, passport details, and job title.
    State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.), the dates of the visit, and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in China.
    Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    State who will bear the costs of the applicant's accommodations in China.
    A sample outline can be found here.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Personal invitation. A copy of an Invitation Letter of Duly Authorized Unit form. This is a special invitation that your host in China will need to obtain from their local Chinese government agency. The form needs to be addressed to the Embassy in "USA" or "Washington DC".

  • State Department Letter. A letter from the US Department of State, sending department, or agency, addressed to "Embassy of China, Washington D.C. ", explaining purpose of travel and dates of the trip. Letter must contain the applicant's name and the passport number.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Business Invitation Letter. A letter of guarantee issued by a foreign transport company or an invitation letter issued by a relevant entity in China.

  • Business Support Letter. A letter from the airline company contains the following:
    Brief introduction of the company, when and where was the company founded, what is the major business line, carrying cargo or passenger, etc.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Crew ID. Copy of the employee crew ID badge of the applicant.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Business Invitation Letter. A letter of guarantee issued by a foreign transport company or an invitation letter issued by a relevant entity in China.

  • Business Support Letter. A letter from the airline company contains the following:
    Brief introduction of the company, when and where was the company founded, what is the major business line, carrying cargo or passenger, etc.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Crew ID. Copy of the employee crew ID badge of the applicant.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Personal invitation. If visiting friends or family, you must provide a letter of invitation from the host in China. The letter must be signed and should be address to the "Consulate of China, Visa Section." The letter must contain the following information:
    • Personal information of the applicant: Name, gender, date of birth, and passport details
    • Details of the visit: Dates, purpose, places to visit, and places of accommodation
    • Details of the inviting party: Name, address, phone number, and relationship to the applicant

    You will also need to provide a copy the host's Chinese ID(both front and back sides), or, if they are not a citizen of China, copies of their China residence permit and their national passport's information pages.

    Also, if visiting family member who is working in China, a letter from the Chinese company (on company letterhead) confirming the worker's status in China and stating that he/she will be responsible for the family members' living arrangements and expenses.

  • Proof of Kinship. If applicant is visiting family members (spouses, parents, sons, daughters, spouses of sons/daughters, brothers, sisters, grandparents, grandsons, and parents-in-law), please provide the ORIGINAL and photocopy of certification of kinship showing relationship of family members between applicant and inviting individual. These can include marriage certificate, birth certificate, certification of kinship issued by the Public Security Bureau or notarized certification of kinship. This visa is for family reunions and classified as Q1. Notarization instructions can be found here.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Host's ID. A copy the host's Chinese ID (not Chinese passport), both front and back sides, or, if host is not a citizen of China, copies of their Chinese residence permit and their national passport's information pages.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Proof of status. A NOTARIZED copy of Green Card (both sides) or other proof of legal status in the US (such as copy of I-20, US visa, H1B approval notice, etc. VisaHQ cannot assist US B1/B2 visa holders at this time.) Must have at least 6 months of remaining validity, no extensions accepted.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Proof of residency. A copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Visa Notification Letter. Issued by the Information Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in China and an official letter issued by the media organization for which the journalist works.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. Original, signed passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity and at least 2 consecutive blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Foreign Expert Certificate. A copy of the Foreign Expert Certificate issued by the Chinese government.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Invitation Letter. An invitation from your host in China. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Embassy of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The invitation must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant, including your name as printed in your passport.
    • State the dates and length of your stay.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Crew ID. Copy of the employee crew ID badge of the applicant.

  • Crew Letter. A letter of guarantee issued by a foreign transport company OR an invitation letter issued by a relevant entity in China.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Invitation Letter. An invitation letter issued by a relevant entity or individual in China. The invitation should contain:
    • Information on the applicant (full name, gender, date of birth, etc.)
    • Information on the planned visit (purpose of visit, arrival and departure dates, place(s) to be visited, relations between the applicant and the inviting entity or individual, financial source for expenditures).
    • Information on the inviting entity or individual (name, contact telephone number, address, official stamp, signature of the legal representative or the inviting individual);
    • The letter should be printed on the inviting organizations letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", signed and stamped with the institution/company seal.

  • Proof of status. A NOTARIZED copy of Green Card (both sides) or other proof of legal status in the US (such as copy of I-20, US visa, H1B approval notice, etc. VisaHQ cannot assist US B1/B2 visa holders at this time.) Must have at least 6 months of remaining validity, no extensions accepted.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Business Letter. If working for an NGO, a letter from the host organization in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of work to be performed, the place of work, and the type and desired validity of the visa requested.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Passport copy. Photocopy of all passport pages. The passport must be valid for at least six months beyond the date the visa application.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Itinerary. The document attesting the travel booking of the whole group.

  • Proof of accommodation. The document attesting the accommodation booking of all the stops for the whole group.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Mandatory form before entering country. The form you will fill may be checked at the borders of China whether you have filled in this form or not, and If you haven’t filled in the form or made misleading statements, you may face legal and administrative sanctions. Furthermore, you might not be allowed to enter China.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Invitation Letter. An invitation letter issued by a relevant entity or individual in China. The invitation should contain:
    • Information on the applicant (full name, gender, date of birth, etc.)
    • Information on the planned visit (purpose of visit, arrival and departure dates, place(s) to be visited, relations between the applicant and the inviting entity or individual, financial source for expenditures).
    • Information on the inviting entity or individual (name, contact telephone number, address, official stamp, signature of the legal representative or the inviting individual);
    • The letter should be printed on the inviting organizations letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", signed and stamped with the institution/company seal.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Business Letter. If working for an NGO, a letter from the host organization in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of work to be performed, the place of work, and the type and desired validity of the visa requested.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Proof of Kinship. If applicant is visiting family members (spouses, parents, sons, daughters, spouses of sons/daughters, brothers, sisters, grandparents, grandsons, and parents-in-law), please provide the ORIGINAL and photocopy of certification of kinship showing relationship of family members between applicant and inviting individual. These can include marriage certificate, birth certificate, certification of kinship issued by the Public Security Bureau or notarized certification of kinship. This visa is for family reunions and classified as Q1. Notarization instructions can be found here.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Host's ID. Copies of their Chinese Permanent Residence and their national passport's information pages.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages. If an applicant currently holds a Dual Citizenship, please provide passports for all nationalities listed on application.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Tourist invitation. If your travel is being organized by a tour group in China, an official signed and stamped Invitation Letter for Tourist issued by Duly Authorized Tourism Unit in China can be used in place of the hotel reservation.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages. If an applicant currently holds a Dual Citizenship, please provide passports for all nationalities listed on application.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form

    For online orders, please download, print and sign China visa application, prepared by our system under your account. Application MUST be typed. Handwritten applications will not be accepted by the Consulate. Please note that each page of your application MUST be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected. If applicant is minor, the application form must be signed by both parents on PART 4 of page 4. One parent has to complete and sign PART 5.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in China. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager and stamped with the company seal. The business letter must include the following information:
    Personal information of the applicant: name, gender, date of birth, passport details, and job title.
    State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.), the dates of the visit, and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in China.
    Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    State who will bear the costs of the applicant's accommodations in China.
    A sample outline can be found here.

  • Proof of status. A NOTARIZED copy of Green Card (both sides) or other proof of legal status in the US (such as copy of I-20, US visa, H1B approval notice, etc. VisaHQ cannot assist US B1/B2 visa holders at this time.) Must have at least 6 months of remaining validity, no extensions accepted.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Proof of status. A NOTARIZED copy of Green Card (both sides) or other proof of legal status in the US (such as copy of I-20, US visa, H1B approval notice, etc. VisaHQ cannot assist US B1/B2 visa holders at this time.) Must have at least 6 months of remaining validity, no extensions accepted.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Proof of residency. A copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Visa Notification Letter. Issued by the Information Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in China and an official letter issued by the media organization for which the journalist works.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Enrollment Letter. Original enrollment letter from the school in China signed by both the applicant and the school.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Crew ID. Copy of the employee crew ID badge of the applicant.

  • Crew Letter. A letter of guarantee issued by a foreign transport company OR an invitation letter issued by a relevant entity in China.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Personal invitation. If visiting friends or family, you must provide a letter of invitation from the host in China. The letter must be signed and should be address to the "Consulate of China, Visa Section." The letter must contain the following information:
    • Personal information of the applicant: Name, gender, date of birth, and passport details
    • Details of the visit: Dates, purpose, places to visit, and places of accommodation
    • Details of the inviting party: Name, address, phone number, and relationship to the applicant

    You will also need to provide a copy the host's Chinese ID(both front and back sides), or, if they are not a citizen of China, copies of their China residence permit and their national passport's information pages.

    Also, if visiting family member who is working in China, a letter from the Chinese company (on company letterhead) confirming the worker's status in China and stating that he/she will be responsible for the family members' living arrangements and expenses.

  • Proof of Kinship. If applicant is visiting family members (spouses, parents, sons, daughters, spouses of sons/daughters, brothers, sisters, grandparents, grandsons, and parents-in-law), please provide the ORIGINAL and photocopy of certification of kinship showing relationship of family members between applicant and inviting individual. These can include marriage certificate, birth certificate, certification of kinship issued by the Public Security Bureau or notarized certification of kinship. This visa is for family reunions and classified as Q1. Notarization instructions can be found here.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Host's ID. A copy the host's Chinese ID (not Chinese passport), both front and back sides, or, if host is not a citizen of China, copies of their Chinese residence permit and their national passport's information pages.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Invitation Letter. An invitation letter issued by a relevant entity or individual in China. The invitation should contain:
    • Information on the applicant (full name, gender, date of birth, etc.)
    • Information on the planned visit (purpose of visit, arrival and departure dates, place(s) to be visited, relations between the applicant and the inviting entity or individual, financial source for expenditures).
    • Information on the inviting entity or individual (name, contact telephone number, address, official stamp, signature of the legal representative or the inviting individual);
    • The letter should be printed on the inviting organizations letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", signed and stamped with the institution/company seal.

  • Proof of status. A NOTARIZED copy of Green Card (both sides) or other proof of legal status in the US (such as copy of I-20, US visa, H1B approval notice, etc. VisaHQ cannot assist US B1/B2 visa holders at this time.) Must have at least 6 months of remaining validity, no extensions accepted.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Business Letter. If working for an NGO, a letter from the host organization in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of work to be performed, the place of work, and the type and desired validity of the visa requested.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Invitation Letter. An invitation letter issued by a relevant entity or individual in China. The invitation should contain:
    • Information on the applicant (full name, gender, date of birth, etc.)
    • Information on the planned visit (purpose of visit, arrival and departure dates, place(s) to be visited, relations between the applicant and the inviting entity or individual, financial source for expenditures).
    • Information on the inviting entity or individual (name, contact telephone number, address, official stamp, signature of the legal representative or the inviting individual);
    • The letter should be printed on the inviting organizations letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", signed and stamped with the institution/company seal.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Business Letter. If working for an NGO, a letter from the host organization in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of work to be performed, the place of work, and the type and desired validity of the visa requested.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. Original, signed passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity and at least 2 consecutive blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Foreign Expert Certificate. A copy of the Foreign Expert Certificate issued by the Chinese government.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Invitation Letter. An invitation from your host in China. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Embassy of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The invitation must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant, including your name as printed in your passport.
    • State the dates and length of your stay.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Work permit. Copy of the Foreign Employment Permit or Foreign Experts License.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages. If an applicant currently holds a Dual Citizenship, please provide passports for all nationalities listed on application.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form

    For online orders, please download, print and sign China visa application, prepared by our system under your account. Application MUST be typed. Handwritten applications will not be accepted by the Consulate. Please note that each page of your application MUST be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected. If applicant is minor, the application form must be signed by both parents on PART 4 of page 4. One parent has to complete and sign PART 5.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in China. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager and stamped with the company seal. The business letter must include the following information:
    Personal information of the applicant: name, gender, date of birth, passport details, and job title.
    State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.), the dates of the visit, and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in China.
    Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    State who will bear the costs of the applicant's accommodations in China.
    A sample outline can be found here.

  • Proof of status. A NOTARIZED copy of Green Card (both sides) or other proof of legal status in the US (such as copy of I-20, US visa, H1B approval notice, etc. VisaHQ cannot assist US B1/B2 visa holders at this time.) Must have at least 6 months of remaining validity, no extensions accepted.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Personal invitation. If visiting friends or family, you must provide a letter of invitation from the host in China. The letter must be signed and should be address to the "Consulate of China, Visa Section." The letter must contain the following information:
    • Personal information of the applicant: Name, gender, date of birth, and passport details
    • Details of the visit: Dates, purpose, places to visit, and places of accommodation
    • Details of the inviting party: Name, address, phone number, and relationship to the applicant

    You will also need to provide a copy the host's Chinese ID(both front and back sides), or, if they are not a citizen of China, copies of their China residence permit and their national passport's information pages.

    Also, if visiting family member who is working in China, a letter from the Chinese company (on company letterhead) confirming the worker's status in China and stating that he/she will be responsible for the family members' living arrangements and expenses.

  • Proof of Kinship. If applicant is visiting family members (spouses, parents, sons, daughters, spouses of sons/daughters, brothers, sisters, grandparents, grandsons, and parents-in-law), please provide the ORIGINAL and photocopy of certification of kinship showing relationship of family members between applicant and inviting individual. These can include marriage certificate, birth certificate, certification of kinship issued by the Public Security Bureau or notarized certification of kinship. This visa is for family reunions and classified as Q1. Notarization instructions can be found here.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Host's ID. A copy the host's Chinese ID (not Chinese passport), both front and back sides, or, if host is not a citizen of China, copies of their Chinese residence permit and their national passport's information pages.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Personal invitation. If visiting friends or family, you must provide a letter of invitation from the host in China. The letter must be signed and should be address to the "Consulate of China, Visa Section." The letter must contain the following information:
    • Personal information of the applicant: Name, gender, date of birth, and passport details
    • Details of the visit: Dates, purpose, places to visit, and places of accommodation
    • Details of the inviting party: Name, address, phone number, and relationship to the applicant

    You will also need to provide a copy the host's Chinese ID(both front and back sides), or, if they are not a citizen of China, copies of their China residence permit and their national passport's information pages.

    Also, if visiting family member who is working in China, a letter from the Chinese company (on company letterhead) confirming the worker's status in China and stating that he/she will be responsible for the family members' living arrangements and expenses.

  • Proof of Kinship. If applicant is visiting family members (spouses, parents, sons, daughters, spouses of sons/daughters, brothers, sisters, grandparents, grandsons, and parents-in-law), please provide the ORIGINAL and photocopy of certification of kinship showing relationship of family members between applicant and inviting individual. These can include marriage certificate, birth certificate, certification of kinship issued by the Public Security Bureau or notarized certification of kinship. This visa is for family reunions and classified as Q1. Notarization instructions can be found here.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Host's ID. A copy the host's Chinese ID (not Chinese passport), both front and back sides, or, if host is not a citizen of China, copies of their Chinese residence permit and their national passport's information pages.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Tourist invitation. If your travel is being organized by a tour group in China, an official signed and stamped Invitation Letter for Tourist issued by Duly Authorized Tourism Unit in China can be used in place of the hotel reservation.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Tourist invitation. If your travel is being organized by a tour group in China, an official signed and stamped Invitation Letter for Tourist issued by Duly Authorized Tourism Unit in China can be used in place of the hotel reservation.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages. If an applicant currently holds a Dual Citizenship, please provide passports for all nationalities listed on application.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form

    For online orders, please download, print and sign China visa application, prepared by our system under your account. Application MUST be typed. Handwritten applications will not be accepted by the Consulate. Please note that each page of your application MUST be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected. If applicant is minor, the application form must be signed by both parents on PART 4 of page 4. One parent has to complete and sign PART 5.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in China. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager and stamped with the company seal. The business letter must include the following information:
    Personal information of the applicant: name, gender, date of birth, passport details, and job title.
    State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.), the dates of the visit, and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in China.
    Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    State who will bear the costs of the applicant's accommodations in China.
    A sample outline can be found here.

  • Proof of status. A NOTARIZED copy of Green Card (both sides) or other proof of legal status in the US (such as copy of I-20, US visa, H1B approval notice, etc. VisaHQ cannot assist US B1/B2 visa holders at this time.) Must have at least 6 months of remaining validity, no extensions accepted.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Work permit. Copy of the Foreign Employment Permit or Foreign Experts License.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Enrollment Letter. Original enrollment letter from the school in China signed by both the applicant and the school.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages. If an applicant currently holds a Dual Citizenship, please provide passports for all nationalities listed on application.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Tourist invitation. If your travel is being organized by a tour group in China, an official signed and stamped Invitation Letter for Tourist issued by Duly Authorized Tourism Unit in China can be used in place of the hotel reservation.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages. If an applicant currently holds a Dual Citizenship, please provide passports for all nationalities listed on application.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in China. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager and stamped with the company seal. The business letter must include the following information:
    Personal information of the applicant: name, gender, date of birth, passport details, and job title.
    State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.), the dates of the visit, and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in China.
    Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    State who will bear the costs of the applicant's accommodations in China.
    A sample outline can be found here.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Personal invitation. A copy of an Invitation Letter of Duly Authorized Unit form. This is a special invitation that your host in China will need to obtain from their local Chinese government agency. The form needs to be addressed to the Embassy in "USA" or "Washington DC".

  • State Department Letter. A letter from the US Department of State, sending department, or agency, addressed to "Embassy of China, Washington D.C. ", explaining purpose of travel and dates of the trip. Letter must contain the applicant's name and the passport number.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Business Invitation Letter. A letter of guarantee issued by a foreign transport company or an invitation letter issued by a relevant entity in China.

  • Business Support Letter. A letter from the airline company contains the following:
    Brief introduction of the company, when and where was the company founded, what is the major business line, carrying cargo or passenger, etc.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Crew ID. Copy of the employee crew ID badge of the applicant.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Business Invitation Letter. A letter of guarantee issued by a foreign transport company or an invitation letter issued by a relevant entity in China.

  • Business Support Letter. A letter from the airline company contains the following:
    Brief introduction of the company, when and where was the company founded, what is the major business line, carrying cargo or passenger, etc.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Crew ID. Copy of the employee crew ID badge of the applicant.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Personal invitation. If visiting friends or family, you must provide a letter of invitation from the host in China. The letter must be signed and should be address to the "Consulate of China, Visa Section." The letter must contain the following information:
    • Personal information of the applicant: Name, gender, date of birth, and passport details
    • Details of the visit: Dates, purpose, places to visit, and places of accommodation
    • Details of the inviting party: Name, address, phone number, and relationship to the applicant

    You will also need to provide a copy the host's Chinese ID(both front and back sides), or, if they are not a citizen of China, copies of their China residence permit and their national passport's information pages.

    Also, if visiting family member who is working in China, a letter from the Chinese company (on company letterhead) confirming the worker's status in China and stating that he/she will be responsible for the family members' living arrangements and expenses.

  • Proof of Kinship. If applicant is visiting family members (spouses, parents, sons, daughters, spouses of sons/daughters, brothers, sisters, grandparents, grandsons, and parents-in-law), please provide the ORIGINAL and photocopy of certification of kinship showing relationship of family members between applicant and inviting individual. These can include marriage certificate, birth certificate, certification of kinship issued by the Public Security Bureau or notarized certification of kinship. This visa is for family reunions and classified as Q1. Notarization instructions can be found here.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Host's ID. A copy the host's Chinese ID (not Chinese passport), both front and back sides, or, if host is not a citizen of China, copies of their Chinese residence permit and their national passport's information pages.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Proof of status. A NOTARIZED copy of Green Card (both sides) or other proof of legal status in the US (such as copy of I-20, US visa, H1B approval notice, etc. VisaHQ cannot assist US B1/B2 visa holders at this time.) Must have at least 6 months of remaining validity, no extensions accepted.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Proof of residency. A copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Visa Notification Letter. Issued by the Information Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in China and an official letter issued by the media organization for which the journalist works.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. Original, signed passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity and at least 2 consecutive blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Foreign Expert Certificate. A copy of the Foreign Expert Certificate issued by the Chinese government.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Invitation Letter. An invitation from your host in China. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Embassy of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The invitation must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant, including your name as printed in your passport.
    • State the dates and length of your stay.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Crew ID. Copy of the employee crew ID badge of the applicant.

  • Crew Letter. A letter of guarantee issued by a foreign transport company OR an invitation letter issued by a relevant entity in China.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Invitation Letter. An invitation letter issued by a relevant entity or individual in China. The invitation should contain:
    • Information on the applicant (full name, gender, date of birth, etc.)
    • Information on the planned visit (purpose of visit, arrival and departure dates, place(s) to be visited, relations between the applicant and the inviting entity or individual, financial source for expenditures).
    • Information on the inviting entity or individual (name, contact telephone number, address, official stamp, signature of the legal representative or the inviting individual);
    • The letter should be printed on the inviting organizations letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", signed and stamped with the institution/company seal.

  • Proof of status. A NOTARIZED copy of Green Card (both sides) or other proof of legal status in the US (such as copy of I-20, US visa, H1B approval notice, etc. VisaHQ cannot assist US B1/B2 visa holders at this time.) Must have at least 6 months of remaining validity, no extensions accepted.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Business Letter. If working for an NGO, a letter from the host organization in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of work to be performed, the place of work, and the type and desired validity of the visa requested.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Passport copy. Photocopy of all passport pages. The passport must be valid for at least six months beyond the date the visa application.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Itinerary. The document attesting the travel booking of the whole group.

  • Proof of accommodation. The document attesting the accommodation booking of all the stops for the whole group.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Mandatory form before entering country. The form you will fill may be checked at the borders of China whether you have filled in this form or not, and If you haven’t filled in the form or made misleading statements, you may face legal and administrative sanctions. Furthermore, you might not be allowed to enter China.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Invitation Letter. An invitation letter issued by a relevant entity or individual in China. The invitation should contain:
    • Information on the applicant (full name, gender, date of birth, etc.)
    • Information on the planned visit (purpose of visit, arrival and departure dates, place(s) to be visited, relations between the applicant and the inviting entity or individual, financial source for expenditures).
    • Information on the inviting entity or individual (name, contact telephone number, address, official stamp, signature of the legal representative or the inviting individual);
    • The letter should be printed on the inviting organizations letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", signed and stamped with the institution/company seal.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Business Letter. If working for an NGO, a letter from the host organization in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of work to be performed, the place of work, and the type and desired validity of the visa requested.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Proof of Kinship. If applicant is visiting family members (spouses, parents, sons, daughters, spouses of sons/daughters, brothers, sisters, grandparents, grandsons, and parents-in-law), please provide the ORIGINAL and photocopy of certification of kinship showing relationship of family members between applicant and inviting individual. These can include marriage certificate, birth certificate, certification of kinship issued by the Public Security Bureau or notarized certification of kinship. This visa is for family reunions and classified as Q1. Notarization instructions can be found here.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Host's ID. Copies of their Chinese Permanent Residence and their national passport's information pages.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages. If an applicant currently holds a Dual Citizenship, please provide passports for all nationalities listed on application.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Tourist invitation. If your travel is being organized by a tour group in China, an official signed and stamped Invitation Letter for Tourist issued by Duly Authorized Tourism Unit in China can be used in place of the hotel reservation.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages. If an applicant currently holds a Dual Citizenship, please provide passports for all nationalities listed on application.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form

    For online orders, please download, print and sign China visa application, prepared by our system under your account. Application MUST be typed. Handwritten applications will not be accepted by the Consulate. Please note that each page of your application MUST be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected. If applicant is minor, the application form must be signed by both parents on PART 4 of page 4. One parent has to complete and sign PART 5.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in China. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager and stamped with the company seal. The business letter must include the following information:
    Personal information of the applicant: name, gender, date of birth, passport details, and job title.
    State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.), the dates of the visit, and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in China.
    Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    State who will bear the costs of the applicant's accommodations in China.
    A sample outline can be found here.

  • Proof of status. A NOTARIZED copy of Green Card (both sides) or other proof of legal status in the US (such as copy of I-20, US visa, H1B approval notice, etc. VisaHQ cannot assist US B1/B2 visa holders at this time.) Must have at least 6 months of remaining validity, no extensions accepted.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Proof of status. A NOTARIZED copy of Green Card (both sides) or other proof of legal status in the US (such as copy of I-20, US visa, H1B approval notice, etc. VisaHQ cannot assist US B1/B2 visa holders at this time.) Must have at least 6 months of remaining validity, no extensions accepted.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Proof of residency. A copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Visa Notification Letter. Issued by the Information Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in China and an official letter issued by the media organization for which the journalist works.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Enrollment Letter. Original enrollment letter from the school in China signed by both the applicant and the school.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Crew ID. Copy of the employee crew ID badge of the applicant.

  • Crew Letter. A letter of guarantee issued by a foreign transport company OR an invitation letter issued by a relevant entity in China.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Personal invitation. If visiting friends or family, you must provide a letter of invitation from the host in China. The letter must be signed and should be address to the "Consulate of China, Visa Section." The letter must contain the following information:
    • Personal information of the applicant: Name, gender, date of birth, and passport details
    • Details of the visit: Dates, purpose, places to visit, and places of accommodation
    • Details of the inviting party: Name, address, phone number, and relationship to the applicant

    You will also need to provide a copy the host's Chinese ID(both front and back sides), or, if they are not a citizen of China, copies of their China residence permit and their national passport's information pages.

    Also, if visiting family member who is working in China, a letter from the Chinese company (on company letterhead) confirming the worker's status in China and stating that he/she will be responsible for the family members' living arrangements and expenses.

  • Proof of Kinship. If applicant is visiting family members (spouses, parents, sons, daughters, spouses of sons/daughters, brothers, sisters, grandparents, grandsons, and parents-in-law), please provide the ORIGINAL and photocopy of certification of kinship showing relationship of family members between applicant and inviting individual. These can include marriage certificate, birth certificate, certification of kinship issued by the Public Security Bureau or notarized certification of kinship. This visa is for family reunions and classified as Q1. Notarization instructions can be found here.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Host's ID. A copy the host's Chinese ID (not Chinese passport), both front and back sides, or, if host is not a citizen of China, copies of their Chinese residence permit and their national passport's information pages.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Invitation Letter. An invitation letter issued by a relevant entity or individual in China. The invitation should contain:
    • Information on the applicant (full name, gender, date of birth, etc.)
    • Information on the planned visit (purpose of visit, arrival and departure dates, place(s) to be visited, relations between the applicant and the inviting entity or individual, financial source for expenditures).
    • Information on the inviting entity or individual (name, contact telephone number, address, official stamp, signature of the legal representative or the inviting individual);
    • The letter should be printed on the inviting organizations letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", signed and stamped with the institution/company seal.

  • Proof of status. A NOTARIZED copy of Green Card (both sides) or other proof of legal status in the US (such as copy of I-20, US visa, H1B approval notice, etc. VisaHQ cannot assist US B1/B2 visa holders at this time.) Must have at least 6 months of remaining validity, no extensions accepted.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Business Letter. If working for an NGO, a letter from the host organization in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of work to be performed, the place of work, and the type and desired validity of the visa requested.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Invitation Letter. An invitation letter issued by a relevant entity or individual in China. The invitation should contain:
    • Information on the applicant (full name, gender, date of birth, etc.)
    • Information on the planned visit (purpose of visit, arrival and departure dates, place(s) to be visited, relations between the applicant and the inviting entity or individual, financial source for expenditures).
    • Information on the inviting entity or individual (name, contact telephone number, address, official stamp, signature of the legal representative or the inviting individual);
    • The letter should be printed on the inviting organizations letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", signed and stamped with the institution/company seal.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Business Letter. If working for an NGO, a letter from the host organization in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of work to be performed, the place of work, and the type and desired validity of the visa requested.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. Original, signed passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity and at least 2 consecutive blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Foreign Expert Certificate. A copy of the Foreign Expert Certificate issued by the Chinese government.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Invitation Letter. An invitation from your host in China. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Embassy of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The invitation must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant, including your name as printed in your passport.
    • State the dates and length of your stay.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Work permit. Copy of the Foreign Employment Permit or Foreign Experts License.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages. If an applicant currently holds a Dual Citizenship, please provide passports for all nationalities listed on application.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form

    For online orders, please download, print and sign China visa application, prepared by our system under your account. Application MUST be typed. Handwritten applications will not be accepted by the Consulate. Please note that each page of your application MUST be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected. If applicant is minor, the application form must be signed by both parents on PART 4 of page 4. One parent has to complete and sign PART 5.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in China. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager and stamped with the company seal. The business letter must include the following information:
    Personal information of the applicant: name, gender, date of birth, passport details, and job title.
    State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.), the dates of the visit, and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in China.
    Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    State who will bear the costs of the applicant's accommodations in China.
    A sample outline can be found here.

  • Proof of status. A NOTARIZED copy of Green Card (both sides) or other proof of legal status in the US (such as copy of I-20, US visa, H1B approval notice, etc. VisaHQ cannot assist US B1/B2 visa holders at this time.) Must have at least 6 months of remaining validity, no extensions accepted.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Personal invitation. If visiting friends or family, you must provide a letter of invitation from the host in China. The letter must be signed and should be address to the "Consulate of China, Visa Section." The letter must contain the following information:
    • Personal information of the applicant: Name, gender, date of birth, and passport details
    • Details of the visit: Dates, purpose, places to visit, and places of accommodation
    • Details of the inviting party: Name, address, phone number, and relationship to the applicant

    You will also need to provide a copy the host's Chinese ID(both front and back sides), or, if they are not a citizen of China, copies of their China residence permit and their national passport's information pages.

    Also, if visiting family member who is working in China, a letter from the Chinese company (on company letterhead) confirming the worker's status in China and stating that he/she will be responsible for the family members' living arrangements and expenses.

  • Proof of Kinship. If applicant is visiting family members (spouses, parents, sons, daughters, spouses of sons/daughters, brothers, sisters, grandparents, grandsons, and parents-in-law), please provide the ORIGINAL and photocopy of certification of kinship showing relationship of family members between applicant and inviting individual. These can include marriage certificate, birth certificate, certification of kinship issued by the Public Security Bureau or notarized certification of kinship. This visa is for family reunions and classified as Q1. Notarization instructions can be found here.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Host's ID. A copy the host's Chinese ID (not Chinese passport), both front and back sides, or, if host is not a citizen of China, copies of their Chinese residence permit and their national passport's information pages.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Personal invitation. If visiting friends or family, you must provide a letter of invitation from the host in China. The letter must be signed and should be address to the "Consulate of China, Visa Section." The letter must contain the following information:
    • Personal information of the applicant: Name, gender, date of birth, and passport details
    • Details of the visit: Dates, purpose, places to visit, and places of accommodation
    • Details of the inviting party: Name, address, phone number, and relationship to the applicant

    You will also need to provide a copy the host's Chinese ID(both front and back sides), or, if they are not a citizen of China, copies of their China residence permit and their national passport's information pages.

    Also, if visiting family member who is working in China, a letter from the Chinese company (on company letterhead) confirming the worker's status in China and stating that he/she will be responsible for the family members' living arrangements and expenses.

  • Proof of Kinship. If applicant is visiting family members (spouses, parents, sons, daughters, spouses of sons/daughters, brothers, sisters, grandparents, grandsons, and parents-in-law), please provide the ORIGINAL and photocopy of certification of kinship showing relationship of family members between applicant and inviting individual. These can include marriage certificate, birth certificate, certification of kinship issued by the Public Security Bureau or notarized certification of kinship. This visa is for family reunions and classified as Q1. Notarization instructions can be found here.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Host's ID. A copy the host's Chinese ID (not Chinese passport), both front and back sides, or, if host is not a citizen of China, copies of their Chinese residence permit and their national passport's information pages.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Tourist invitation. If your travel is being organized by a tour group in China, an official signed and stamped Invitation Letter for Tourist issued by Duly Authorized Tourism Unit in China can be used in place of the hotel reservation.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Tourist invitation. If your travel is being organized by a tour group in China, an official signed and stamped Invitation Letter for Tourist issued by Duly Authorized Tourism Unit in China can be used in place of the hotel reservation.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages. If an applicant currently holds a Dual Citizenship, please provide passports for all nationalities listed on application.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form

    For online orders, please download, print and sign China visa application, prepared by our system under your account. Application MUST be typed. Handwritten applications will not be accepted by the Consulate. Please note that each page of your application MUST be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected. If applicant is minor, the application form must be signed by both parents on PART 4 of page 4. One parent has to complete and sign PART 5.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in China. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager and stamped with the company seal. The business letter must include the following information:
    Personal information of the applicant: name, gender, date of birth, passport details, and job title.
    State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.), the dates of the visit, and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in China.
    Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    State who will bear the costs of the applicant's accommodations in China.
    A sample outline can be found here.

  • Proof of status. A NOTARIZED copy of Green Card (both sides) or other proof of legal status in the US (such as copy of I-20, US visa, H1B approval notice, etc. VisaHQ cannot assist US B1/B2 visa holders at this time.) Must have at least 6 months of remaining validity, no extensions accepted.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Work permit. Copy of the Foreign Employment Permit or Foreign Experts License.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Enrollment Letter. Original enrollment letter from the school in China signed by both the applicant and the school.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages. If an applicant currently holds a Dual Citizenship, please provide passports for all nationalities listed on application.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Tourist invitation. If your travel is being organized by a tour group in China, an official signed and stamped Invitation Letter for Tourist issued by Duly Authorized Tourism Unit in China can be used in place of the hotel reservation.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages. If an applicant currently holds a Dual Citizenship, please provide passports for all nationalities listed on application.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in China. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager and stamped with the company seal. The business letter must include the following information:
    Personal information of the applicant: name, gender, date of birth, passport details, and job title.
    State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.), the dates of the visit, and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in China.
    Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    State who will bear the costs of the applicant's accommodations in China.
    A sample outline can be found here.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Personal invitation. A copy of an Invitation Letter of Duly Authorized Unit form. This is a special invitation that your host in China will need to obtain from their local Chinese government agency. The form needs to be addressed to the Embassy in "USA" or "Washington DC".

  • State Department Letter. A letter from the US Department of State, sending department, or agency, addressed to "Embassy of China, Washington D.C. ", explaining purpose of travel and dates of the trip. Letter must contain the applicant's name and the passport number.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Business Invitation Letter. A letter of guarantee issued by a foreign transport company or an invitation letter issued by a relevant entity in China.

  • Business Support Letter. A letter from the airline company contains the following:
    Brief introduction of the company, when and where was the company founded, what is the major business line, carrying cargo or passenger, etc.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Crew ID. Copy of the employee crew ID badge of the applicant.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Business Invitation Letter. A letter of guarantee issued by a foreign transport company or an invitation letter issued by a relevant entity in China.

  • Business Support Letter. A letter from the airline company contains the following:
    Brief introduction of the company, when and where was the company founded, what is the major business line, carrying cargo or passenger, etc.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Crew ID. Copy of the employee crew ID badge of the applicant.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Personal invitation. If visiting friends or family, you must provide a letter of invitation from the host in China. The letter must be signed and should be address to the "Consulate of China, Visa Section." The letter must contain the following information:
    • Personal information of the applicant: Name, gender, date of birth, and passport details
    • Details of the visit: Dates, purpose, places to visit, and places of accommodation
    • Details of the inviting party: Name, address, phone number, and relationship to the applicant

    You will also need to provide a copy the host's Chinese ID(both front and back sides), or, if they are not a citizen of China, copies of their China residence permit and their national passport's information pages.

    Also, if visiting family member who is working in China, a letter from the Chinese company (on company letterhead) confirming the worker's status in China and stating that he/she will be responsible for the family members' living arrangements and expenses.

  • Proof of Kinship. If applicant is visiting family members (spouses, parents, sons, daughters, spouses of sons/daughters, brothers, sisters, grandparents, grandsons, and parents-in-law), please provide the ORIGINAL and photocopy of certification of kinship showing relationship of family members between applicant and inviting individual. These can include marriage certificate, birth certificate, certification of kinship issued by the Public Security Bureau or notarized certification of kinship. This visa is for family reunions and classified as Q1. Notarization instructions can be found here.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Host's ID. A copy the host's Chinese ID (not Chinese passport), both front and back sides, or, if host is not a citizen of China, copies of their Chinese residence permit and their national passport's information pages.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Proof of status. A NOTARIZED copy of Green Card (both sides) or other proof of legal status in the US (such as copy of I-20, US visa, H1B approval notice, etc. VisaHQ cannot assist US B1/B2 visa holders at this time.) Must have at least 6 months of remaining validity, no extensions accepted.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Proof of residency. A copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Visa Notification Letter. Issued by the Information Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in China and an official letter issued by the media organization for which the journalist works.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. Original, signed passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity and at least 2 consecutive blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Foreign Expert Certificate. A copy of the Foreign Expert Certificate issued by the Chinese government.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Invitation Letter. An invitation from your host in China. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Embassy of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The invitation must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant, including your name as printed in your passport.
    • State the dates and length of your stay.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Crew ID. Copy of the employee crew ID badge of the applicant.

  • Crew Letter. A letter of guarantee issued by a foreign transport company OR an invitation letter issued by a relevant entity in China.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Invitation Letter. An invitation letter issued by a relevant entity or individual in China. The invitation should contain:
    • Information on the applicant (full name, gender, date of birth, etc.)
    • Information on the planned visit (purpose of visit, arrival and departure dates, place(s) to be visited, relations between the applicant and the inviting entity or individual, financial source for expenditures).
    • Information on the inviting entity or individual (name, contact telephone number, address, official stamp, signature of the legal representative or the inviting individual);
    • The letter should be printed on the inviting organizations letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", signed and stamped with the institution/company seal.

  • Proof of status. A NOTARIZED copy of Green Card (both sides) or other proof of legal status in the US (such as copy of I-20, US visa, H1B approval notice, etc. VisaHQ cannot assist US B1/B2 visa holders at this time.) Must have at least 6 months of remaining validity, no extensions accepted.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Business Letter. If working for an NGO, a letter from the host organization in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of work to be performed, the place of work, and the type and desired validity of the visa requested.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Passport copy. Photocopy of all passport pages. The passport must be valid for at least six months beyond the date the visa application.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Itinerary. The document attesting the travel booking of the whole group.

  • Proof of accommodation. The document attesting the accommodation booking of all the stops for the whole group.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Mandatory form before entering country. The form you will fill may be checked at the borders of China whether you have filled in this form or not, and If you haven’t filled in the form or made misleading statements, you may face legal and administrative sanctions. Furthermore, you might not be allowed to enter China.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Invitation Letter. An invitation letter issued by a relevant entity or individual in China. The invitation should contain:
    • Information on the applicant (full name, gender, date of birth, etc.)
    • Information on the planned visit (purpose of visit, arrival and departure dates, place(s) to be visited, relations between the applicant and the inviting entity or individual, financial source for expenditures).
    • Information on the inviting entity or individual (name, contact telephone number, address, official stamp, signature of the legal representative or the inviting individual);
    • The letter should be printed on the inviting organizations letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", signed and stamped with the institution/company seal.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Business Letter. If working for an NGO, a letter from the host organization in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of work to be performed, the place of work, and the type and desired validity of the visa requested.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Proof of Kinship. If applicant is visiting family members (spouses, parents, sons, daughters, spouses of sons/daughters, brothers, sisters, grandparents, grandsons, and parents-in-law), please provide the ORIGINAL and photocopy of certification of kinship showing relationship of family members between applicant and inviting individual. These can include marriage certificate, birth certificate, certification of kinship issued by the Public Security Bureau or notarized certification of kinship. This visa is for family reunions and classified as Q1. Notarization instructions can be found here.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Host's ID. Copies of their Chinese Permanent Residence and their national passport's information pages.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages. If an applicant currently holds a Dual Citizenship, please provide passports for all nationalities listed on application.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Tourist invitation. If your travel is being organized by a tour group in China, an official signed and stamped Invitation Letter for Tourist issued by Duly Authorized Tourism Unit in China can be used in place of the hotel reservation.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages. If an applicant currently holds a Dual Citizenship, please provide passports for all nationalities listed on application.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form

    For online orders, please download, print and sign China visa application, prepared by our system under your account. Application MUST be typed. Handwritten applications will not be accepted by the Consulate. Please note that each page of your application MUST be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected. If applicant is minor, the application form must be signed by both parents on PART 4 of page 4. One parent has to complete and sign PART 5.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in China. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager and stamped with the company seal. The business letter must include the following information:
    Personal information of the applicant: name, gender, date of birth, passport details, and job title.
    State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.), the dates of the visit, and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in China.
    Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    State who will bear the costs of the applicant's accommodations in China.
    A sample outline can be found here.

  • Proof of status. A NOTARIZED copy of Green Card (both sides) or other proof of legal status in the US (such as copy of I-20, US visa, H1B approval notice, etc. VisaHQ cannot assist US B1/B2 visa holders at this time.) Must have at least 6 months of remaining validity, no extensions accepted.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Proof of status. A NOTARIZED copy of Green Card (both sides) or other proof of legal status in the US (such as copy of I-20, US visa, H1B approval notice, etc. VisaHQ cannot assist US B1/B2 visa holders at this time.) Must have at least 6 months of remaining validity, no extensions accepted.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Proof of residency. A copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Visa Notification Letter. Issued by the Information Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in China and an official letter issued by the media organization for which the journalist works.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Enrollment Letter. Original enrollment letter from the school in China signed by both the applicant and the school.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Crew ID. Copy of the employee crew ID badge of the applicant.

  • Crew Letter. A letter of guarantee issued by a foreign transport company OR an invitation letter issued by a relevant entity in China.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Personal invitation. If visiting friends or family, you must provide a letter of invitation from the host in China. The letter must be signed and should be address to the "Consulate of China, Visa Section." The letter must contain the following information:
    • Personal information of the applicant: Name, gender, date of birth, and passport details
    • Details of the visit: Dates, purpose, places to visit, and places of accommodation
    • Details of the inviting party: Name, address, phone number, and relationship to the applicant

    You will also need to provide a copy the host's Chinese ID(both front and back sides), or, if they are not a citizen of China, copies of their China residence permit and their national passport's information pages.

    Also, if visiting family member who is working in China, a letter from the Chinese company (on company letterhead) confirming the worker's status in China and stating that he/she will be responsible for the family members' living arrangements and expenses.

  • Proof of Kinship. If applicant is visiting family members (spouses, parents, sons, daughters, spouses of sons/daughters, brothers, sisters, grandparents, grandsons, and parents-in-law), please provide the ORIGINAL and photocopy of certification of kinship showing relationship of family members between applicant and inviting individual. These can include marriage certificate, birth certificate, certification of kinship issued by the Public Security Bureau or notarized certification of kinship. This visa is for family reunions and classified as Q1. Notarization instructions can be found here.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Host's ID. A copy the host's Chinese ID (not Chinese passport), both front and back sides, or, if host is not a citizen of China, copies of their Chinese residence permit and their national passport's information pages.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Invitation Letter. An invitation letter issued by a relevant entity or individual in China. The invitation should contain:
    • Information on the applicant (full name, gender, date of birth, etc.)
    • Information on the planned visit (purpose of visit, arrival and departure dates, place(s) to be visited, relations between the applicant and the inviting entity or individual, financial source for expenditures).
    • Information on the inviting entity or individual (name, contact telephone number, address, official stamp, signature of the legal representative or the inviting individual);
    • The letter should be printed on the inviting organizations letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", signed and stamped with the institution/company seal.

  • Proof of status. A NOTARIZED copy of Green Card (both sides) or other proof of legal status in the US (such as copy of I-20, US visa, H1B approval notice, etc. VisaHQ cannot assist US B1/B2 visa holders at this time.) Must have at least 6 months of remaining validity, no extensions accepted.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Business Letter. If working for an NGO, a letter from the host organization in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of work to be performed, the place of work, and the type and desired validity of the visa requested.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Invitation Letter. An invitation letter issued by a relevant entity or individual in China. The invitation should contain:
    • Information on the applicant (full name, gender, date of birth, etc.)
    • Information on the planned visit (purpose of visit, arrival and departure dates, place(s) to be visited, relations between the applicant and the inviting entity or individual, financial source for expenditures).
    • Information on the inviting entity or individual (name, contact telephone number, address, official stamp, signature of the legal representative or the inviting individual);
    • The letter should be printed on the inviting organizations letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", signed and stamped with the institution/company seal.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Business Letter. If working for an NGO, a letter from the host organization in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of work to be performed, the place of work, and the type and desired validity of the visa requested.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. Original, signed passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity and at least 2 consecutive blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Foreign Expert Certificate. A copy of the Foreign Expert Certificate issued by the Chinese government.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Invitation Letter. An invitation from your host in China. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Embassy of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The invitation must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant, including your name as printed in your passport.
    • State the dates and length of your stay.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Work permit. Copy of the Foreign Employment Permit or Foreign Experts License.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages. If an applicant currently holds a Dual Citizenship, please provide passports for all nationalities listed on application.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form

    For online orders, please download, print and sign China visa application, prepared by our system under your account. Application MUST be typed. Handwritten applications will not be accepted by the Consulate. Please note that each page of your application MUST be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected. If applicant is minor, the application form must be signed by both parents on PART 4 of page 4. One parent has to complete and sign PART 5.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in China. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager and stamped with the company seal. The business letter must include the following information:
    Personal information of the applicant: name, gender, date of birth, passport details, and job title.
    State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.), the dates of the visit, and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in China.
    Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    State who will bear the costs of the applicant's accommodations in China.
    A sample outline can be found here.

  • Proof of status. A NOTARIZED copy of Green Card (both sides) or other proof of legal status in the US (such as copy of I-20, US visa, H1B approval notice, etc. VisaHQ cannot assist US B1/B2 visa holders at this time.) Must have at least 6 months of remaining validity, no extensions accepted.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Personal invitation. If visiting friends or family, you must provide a letter of invitation from the host in China. The letter must be signed and should be address to the "Consulate of China, Visa Section." The letter must contain the following information:
    • Personal information of the applicant: Name, gender, date of birth, and passport details
    • Details of the visit: Dates, purpose, places to visit, and places of accommodation
    • Details of the inviting party: Name, address, phone number, and relationship to the applicant

    You will also need to provide a copy the host's Chinese ID(both front and back sides), or, if they are not a citizen of China, copies of their China residence permit and their national passport's information pages.

    Also, if visiting family member who is working in China, a letter from the Chinese company (on company letterhead) confirming the worker's status in China and stating that he/she will be responsible for the family members' living arrangements and expenses.

  • Proof of Kinship. If applicant is visiting family members (spouses, parents, sons, daughters, spouses of sons/daughters, brothers, sisters, grandparents, grandsons, and parents-in-law), please provide the ORIGINAL and photocopy of certification of kinship showing relationship of family members between applicant and inviting individual. These can include marriage certificate, birth certificate, certification of kinship issued by the Public Security Bureau or notarized certification of kinship. This visa is for family reunions and classified as Q1. Notarization instructions can be found here.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Host's ID. A copy the host's Chinese ID (not Chinese passport), both front and back sides, or, if host is not a citizen of China, copies of their Chinese residence permit and their national passport's information pages.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Personal invitation. If visiting friends or family, you must provide a letter of invitation from the host in China. The letter must be signed and should be address to the "Consulate of China, Visa Section." The letter must contain the following information:
    • Personal information of the applicant: Name, gender, date of birth, and passport details
    • Details of the visit: Dates, purpose, places to visit, and places of accommodation
    • Details of the inviting party: Name, address, phone number, and relationship to the applicant

    You will also need to provide a copy the host's Chinese ID(both front and back sides), or, if they are not a citizen of China, copies of their China residence permit and their national passport's information pages.

    Also, if visiting family member who is working in China, a letter from the Chinese company (on company letterhead) confirming the worker's status in China and stating that he/she will be responsible for the family members' living arrangements and expenses.

  • Proof of Kinship. If applicant is visiting family members (spouses, parents, sons, daughters, spouses of sons/daughters, brothers, sisters, grandparents, grandsons, and parents-in-law), please provide the ORIGINAL and photocopy of certification of kinship showing relationship of family members between applicant and inviting individual. These can include marriage certificate, birth certificate, certification of kinship issued by the Public Security Bureau or notarized certification of kinship. This visa is for family reunions and classified as Q1. Notarization instructions can be found here.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Host's ID. A copy the host's Chinese ID (not Chinese passport), both front and back sides, or, if host is not a citizen of China, copies of their Chinese residence permit and their national passport's information pages.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Tourist invitation. If your travel is being organized by a tour group in China, an official signed and stamped Invitation Letter for Tourist issued by Duly Authorized Tourism Unit in China can be used in place of the hotel reservation.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Tourist invitation. If your travel is being organized by a tour group in China, an official signed and stamped Invitation Letter for Tourist issued by Duly Authorized Tourism Unit in China can be used in place of the hotel reservation.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages. If an applicant currently holds a Dual Citizenship, please provide passports for all nationalities listed on application.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form

    For online orders, please download, print and sign China visa application, prepared by our system under your account. Application MUST be typed. Handwritten applications will not be accepted by the Consulate. Please note that each page of your application MUST be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected. If applicant is minor, the application form must be signed by both parents on PART 4 of page 4. One parent has to complete and sign PART 5.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in China. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager and stamped with the company seal. The business letter must include the following information:
    Personal information of the applicant: name, gender, date of birth, passport details, and job title.
    State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.), the dates of the visit, and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in China.
    Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    State who will bear the costs of the applicant's accommodations in China.
    A sample outline can be found here.

  • Proof of status. A NOTARIZED copy of Green Card (both sides) or other proof of legal status in the US (such as copy of I-20, US visa, H1B approval notice, etc. VisaHQ cannot assist US B1/B2 visa holders at this time.) Must have at least 6 months of remaining validity, no extensions accepted.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Work permit. Copy of the Foreign Employment Permit or Foreign Experts License.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Enrollment Letter. Original enrollment letter from the school in China signed by both the applicant and the school.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages. If an applicant currently holds a Dual Citizenship, please provide passports for all nationalities listed on application.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Tourist invitation. If your travel is being organized by a tour group in China, an official signed and stamped Invitation Letter for Tourist issued by Duly Authorized Tourism Unit in China can be used in place of the hotel reservation.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages. If an applicant currently holds a Dual Citizenship, please provide passports for all nationalities listed on application.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in China. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager and stamped with the company seal. The business letter must include the following information:
    Personal information of the applicant: name, gender, date of birth, passport details, and job title.
    State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.), the dates of the visit, and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in China.
    Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    State who will bear the costs of the applicant's accommodations in China.
    A sample outline can be found here.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Personal invitation. A copy of an Invitation Letter of Duly Authorized Unit form. This is a special invitation that your host in China will need to obtain from their local Chinese government agency. The form needs to be addressed to the Embassy in "USA" or "Washington DC".

  • State Department Letter. A letter from the US Department of State, sending department, or agency, addressed to "Embassy of China, Washington D.C. ", explaining purpose of travel and dates of the trip. Letter must contain the applicant's name and the passport number.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Business Invitation Letter. A letter of guarantee issued by a foreign transport company or an invitation letter issued by a relevant entity in China.

  • Business Support Letter. A letter from the airline company contains the following:
    Brief introduction of the company, when and where was the company founded, what is the major business line, carrying cargo or passenger, etc.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Crew ID. Copy of the employee crew ID badge of the applicant.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Business Invitation Letter. A letter of guarantee issued by a foreign transport company or an invitation letter issued by a relevant entity in China.

  • Business Support Letter. A letter from the airline company contains the following:
    Brief introduction of the company, when and where was the company founded, what is the major business line, carrying cargo or passenger, etc.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Crew ID. Copy of the employee crew ID badge of the applicant.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Personal invitation. If visiting friends or family, you must provide a letter of invitation from the host in China. The letter must be signed and should be address to the "Consulate of China, Visa Section." The letter must contain the following information:
    • Personal information of the applicant: Name, gender, date of birth, and passport details
    • Details of the visit: Dates, purpose, places to visit, and places of accommodation
    • Details of the inviting party: Name, address, phone number, and relationship to the applicant

    You will also need to provide a copy the host's Chinese ID(both front and back sides), or, if they are not a citizen of China, copies of their China residence permit and their national passport's information pages.

    Also, if visiting family member who is working in China, a letter from the Chinese company (on company letterhead) confirming the worker's status in China and stating that he/she will be responsible for the family members' living arrangements and expenses.

  • Proof of Kinship. If applicant is visiting family members (spouses, parents, sons, daughters, spouses of sons/daughters, brothers, sisters, grandparents, grandsons, and parents-in-law), please provide the ORIGINAL and photocopy of certification of kinship showing relationship of family members between applicant and inviting individual. These can include marriage certificate, birth certificate, certification of kinship issued by the Public Security Bureau or notarized certification of kinship. This visa is for family reunions and classified as Q1. Notarization instructions can be found here.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Host's ID. A copy the host's Chinese ID (not Chinese passport), both front and back sides, or, if host is not a citizen of China, copies of their Chinese residence permit and their national passport's information pages.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Proof of status. A NOTARIZED copy of Green Card (both sides) or other proof of legal status in the US (such as copy of I-20, US visa, H1B approval notice, etc. VisaHQ cannot assist US B1/B2 visa holders at this time.) Must have at least 6 months of remaining validity, no extensions accepted.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Proof of residency. A copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Visa Notification Letter. Issued by the Information Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in China and an official letter issued by the media organization for which the journalist works.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. Original, signed passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity and at least 2 consecutive blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Foreign Expert Certificate. A copy of the Foreign Expert Certificate issued by the Chinese government.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Invitation Letter. An invitation from your host in China. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Embassy of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The invitation must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant, including your name as printed in your passport.
    • State the dates and length of your stay.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Crew ID. Copy of the employee crew ID badge of the applicant.

  • Crew Letter. A letter of guarantee issued by a foreign transport company OR an invitation letter issued by a relevant entity in China.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Invitation Letter. An invitation letter issued by a relevant entity or individual in China. The invitation should contain:
    • Information on the applicant (full name, gender, date of birth, etc.)
    • Information on the planned visit (purpose of visit, arrival and departure dates, place(s) to be visited, relations between the applicant and the inviting entity or individual, financial source for expenditures).
    • Information on the inviting entity or individual (name, contact telephone number, address, official stamp, signature of the legal representative or the inviting individual);
    • The letter should be printed on the inviting organizations letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", signed and stamped with the institution/company seal.

  • Proof of status. A NOTARIZED copy of Green Card (both sides) or other proof of legal status in the US (such as copy of I-20, US visa, H1B approval notice, etc. VisaHQ cannot assist US B1/B2 visa holders at this time.) Must have at least 6 months of remaining validity, no extensions accepted.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Business Letter. If working for an NGO, a letter from the host organization in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of work to be performed, the place of work, and the type and desired validity of the visa requested.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Passport copy. Photocopy of all passport pages. The passport must be valid for at least six months beyond the date the visa application.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Itinerary. The document attesting the travel booking of the whole group.

  • Proof of accommodation. The document attesting the accommodation booking of all the stops for the whole group.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Mandatory form before entering country. The form you will fill may be checked at the borders of China whether you have filled in this form or not, and If you haven’t filled in the form or made misleading statements, you may face legal and administrative sanctions. Furthermore, you might not be allowed to enter China.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Invitation Letter. An invitation letter issued by a relevant entity or individual in China. The invitation should contain:
    • Information on the applicant (full name, gender, date of birth, etc.)
    • Information on the planned visit (purpose of visit, arrival and departure dates, place(s) to be visited, relations between the applicant and the inviting entity or individual, financial source for expenditures).
    • Information on the inviting entity or individual (name, contact telephone number, address, official stamp, signature of the legal representative or the inviting individual);
    • The letter should be printed on the inviting organizations letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", signed and stamped with the institution/company seal.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Business Letter. If working for an NGO, a letter from the host organization in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of work to be performed, the place of work, and the type and desired validity of the visa requested.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Proof of Kinship. If applicant is visiting family members (spouses, parents, sons, daughters, spouses of sons/daughters, brothers, sisters, grandparents, grandsons, and parents-in-law), please provide the ORIGINAL and photocopy of certification of kinship showing relationship of family members between applicant and inviting individual. These can include marriage certificate, birth certificate, certification of kinship issued by the Public Security Bureau or notarized certification of kinship. This visa is for family reunions and classified as Q1. Notarization instructions can be found here.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Host's ID. Copies of their Chinese Permanent Residence and their national passport's information pages.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages. If an applicant currently holds a Dual Citizenship, please provide passports for all nationalities listed on application.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Tourist invitation. If your travel is being organized by a tour group in China, an official signed and stamped Invitation Letter for Tourist issued by Duly Authorized Tourism Unit in China can be used in place of the hotel reservation.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages. If an applicant currently holds a Dual Citizenship, please provide passports for all nationalities listed on application.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form

    For online orders, please download, print and sign China visa application, prepared by our system under your account. Application MUST be typed. Handwritten applications will not be accepted by the Consulate. Please note that each page of your application MUST be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected. If applicant is minor, the application form must be signed by both parents on PART 4 of page 4. One parent has to complete and sign PART 5.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in China. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager and stamped with the company seal. The business letter must include the following information:
    Personal information of the applicant: name, gender, date of birth, passport details, and job title.
    State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.), the dates of the visit, and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in China.
    Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    State who will bear the costs of the applicant's accommodations in China.
    A sample outline can be found here.

  • Proof of status. A NOTARIZED copy of Green Card (both sides) or other proof of legal status in the US (such as copy of I-20, US visa, H1B approval notice, etc. VisaHQ cannot assist US B1/B2 visa holders at this time.) Must have at least 6 months of remaining validity, no extensions accepted.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Proof of status. A NOTARIZED copy of Green Card (both sides) or other proof of legal status in the US (such as copy of I-20, US visa, H1B approval notice, etc. VisaHQ cannot assist US B1/B2 visa holders at this time.) Must have at least 6 months of remaining validity, no extensions accepted.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Proof of residency. A copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Visa Notification Letter. Issued by the Information Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in China and an official letter issued by the media organization for which the journalist works.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Enrollment Letter. Original enrollment letter from the school in China signed by both the applicant and the school.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Crew ID. Copy of the employee crew ID badge of the applicant.

  • Crew Letter. A letter of guarantee issued by a foreign transport company OR an invitation letter issued by a relevant entity in China.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Personal invitation. If visiting friends or family, you must provide a letter of invitation from the host in China. The letter must be signed and should be address to the "Consulate of China, Visa Section." The letter must contain the following information:
    • Personal information of the applicant: Name, gender, date of birth, and passport details
    • Details of the visit: Dates, purpose, places to visit, and places of accommodation
    • Details of the inviting party: Name, address, phone number, and relationship to the applicant

    You will also need to provide a copy the host's Chinese ID(both front and back sides), or, if they are not a citizen of China, copies of their China residence permit and their national passport's information pages.

    Also, if visiting family member who is working in China, a letter from the Chinese company (on company letterhead) confirming the worker's status in China and stating that he/she will be responsible for the family members' living arrangements and expenses.

  • Proof of Kinship. If applicant is visiting family members (spouses, parents, sons, daughters, spouses of sons/daughters, brothers, sisters, grandparents, grandsons, and parents-in-law), please provide the ORIGINAL and photocopy of certification of kinship showing relationship of family members between applicant and inviting individual. These can include marriage certificate, birth certificate, certification of kinship issued by the Public Security Bureau or notarized certification of kinship. This visa is for family reunions and classified as Q1. Notarization instructions can be found here.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Host's ID. A copy the host's Chinese ID (not Chinese passport), both front and back sides, or, if host is not a citizen of China, copies of their Chinese residence permit and their national passport's information pages.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Invitation Letter. An invitation letter issued by a relevant entity or individual in China. The invitation should contain:
    • Information on the applicant (full name, gender, date of birth, etc.)
    • Information on the planned visit (purpose of visit, arrival and departure dates, place(s) to be visited, relations between the applicant and the inviting entity or individual, financial source for expenditures).
    • Information on the inviting entity or individual (name, contact telephone number, address, official stamp, signature of the legal representative or the inviting individual);
    • The letter should be printed on the inviting organizations letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", signed and stamped with the institution/company seal.

  • Proof of status. A NOTARIZED copy of Green Card (both sides) or other proof of legal status in the US (such as copy of I-20, US visa, H1B approval notice, etc. VisaHQ cannot assist US B1/B2 visa holders at this time.) Must have at least 6 months of remaining validity, no extensions accepted.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Business Letter. If working for an NGO, a letter from the host organization in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of work to be performed, the place of work, and the type and desired validity of the visa requested.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Invitation Letter. An invitation letter issued by a relevant entity or individual in China. The invitation should contain:
    • Information on the applicant (full name, gender, date of birth, etc.)
    • Information on the planned visit (purpose of visit, arrival and departure dates, place(s) to be visited, relations between the applicant and the inviting entity or individual, financial source for expenditures).
    • Information on the inviting entity or individual (name, contact telephone number, address, official stamp, signature of the legal representative or the inviting individual);
    • The letter should be printed on the inviting organizations letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", signed and stamped with the institution/company seal.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Business Letter. If working for an NGO, a letter from the host organization in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of work to be performed, the place of work, and the type and desired validity of the visa requested.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. Original, signed passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity and at least 2 consecutive blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Foreign Expert Certificate. A copy of the Foreign Expert Certificate issued by the Chinese government.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Invitation Letter. An invitation from your host in China. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Embassy of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The invitation must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant, including your name as printed in your passport.
    • State the dates and length of your stay.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Work permit. Copy of the Foreign Employment Permit or Foreign Experts License.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages. If an applicant currently holds a Dual Citizenship, please provide passports for all nationalities listed on application.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form

    For online orders, please download, print and sign China visa application, prepared by our system under your account. Application MUST be typed. Handwritten applications will not be accepted by the Consulate. Please note that each page of your application MUST be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected. If applicant is minor, the application form must be signed by both parents on PART 4 of page 4. One parent has to complete and sign PART 5.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in China. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager and stamped with the company seal. The business letter must include the following information:
    Personal information of the applicant: name, gender, date of birth, passport details, and job title.
    State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.), the dates of the visit, and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in China.
    Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    State who will bear the costs of the applicant's accommodations in China.
    A sample outline can be found here.

  • Proof of status. A NOTARIZED copy of Green Card (both sides) or other proof of legal status in the US (such as copy of I-20, US visa, H1B approval notice, etc. VisaHQ cannot assist US B1/B2 visa holders at this time.) Must have at least 6 months of remaining validity, no extensions accepted.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Personal invitation. If visiting friends or family, you must provide a letter of invitation from the host in China. The letter must be signed and should be address to the "Consulate of China, Visa Section." The letter must contain the following information:
    • Personal information of the applicant: Name, gender, date of birth, and passport details
    • Details of the visit: Dates, purpose, places to visit, and places of accommodation
    • Details of the inviting party: Name, address, phone number, and relationship to the applicant

    You will also need to provide a copy the host's Chinese ID(both front and back sides), or, if they are not a citizen of China, copies of their China residence permit and their national passport's information pages.

    Also, if visiting family member who is working in China, a letter from the Chinese company (on company letterhead) confirming the worker's status in China and stating that he/she will be responsible for the family members' living arrangements and expenses.

  • Proof of Kinship. If applicant is visiting family members (spouses, parents, sons, daughters, spouses of sons/daughters, brothers, sisters, grandparents, grandsons, and parents-in-law), please provide the ORIGINAL and photocopy of certification of kinship showing relationship of family members between applicant and inviting individual. These can include marriage certificate, birth certificate, certification of kinship issued by the Public Security Bureau or notarized certification of kinship. This visa is for family reunions and classified as Q1. Notarization instructions can be found here.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Host's ID. A copy the host's Chinese ID (not Chinese passport), both front and back sides, or, if host is not a citizen of China, copies of their Chinese residence permit and their national passport's information pages.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Personal invitation. If visiting friends or family, you must provide a letter of invitation from the host in China. The letter must be signed and should be address to the "Consulate of China, Visa Section." The letter must contain the following information:
    • Personal information of the applicant: Name, gender, date of birth, and passport details
    • Details of the visit: Dates, purpose, places to visit, and places of accommodation
    • Details of the inviting party: Name, address, phone number, and relationship to the applicant

    You will also need to provide a copy the host's Chinese ID(both front and back sides), or, if they are not a citizen of China, copies of their China residence permit and their national passport's information pages.

    Also, if visiting family member who is working in China, a letter from the Chinese company (on company letterhead) confirming the worker's status in China and stating that he/she will be responsible for the family members' living arrangements and expenses.

  • Proof of Kinship. If applicant is visiting family members (spouses, parents, sons, daughters, spouses of sons/daughters, brothers, sisters, grandparents, grandsons, and parents-in-law), please provide the ORIGINAL and photocopy of certification of kinship showing relationship of family members between applicant and inviting individual. These can include marriage certificate, birth certificate, certification of kinship issued by the Public Security Bureau or notarized certification of kinship. This visa is for family reunions and classified as Q1. Notarization instructions can be found here.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Host's ID. A copy the host's Chinese ID (not Chinese passport), both front and back sides, or, if host is not a citizen of China, copies of their Chinese residence permit and their national passport's information pages.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Tourist invitation. If your travel is being organized by a tour group in China, an official signed and stamped Invitation Letter for Tourist issued by Duly Authorized Tourism Unit in China can be used in place of the hotel reservation.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Tourist invitation. If your travel is being organized by a tour group in China, an official signed and stamped Invitation Letter for Tourist issued by Duly Authorized Tourism Unit in China can be used in place of the hotel reservation.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages. If an applicant currently holds a Dual Citizenship, please provide passports for all nationalities listed on application.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form

    For online orders, please download, print and sign China visa application, prepared by our system under your account. Application MUST be typed. Handwritten applications will not be accepted by the Consulate. Please note that each page of your application MUST be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected. If applicant is minor, the application form must be signed by both parents on PART 4 of page 4. One parent has to complete and sign PART 5.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in China. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager and stamped with the company seal. The business letter must include the following information:
    Personal information of the applicant: name, gender, date of birth, passport details, and job title.
    State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.), the dates of the visit, and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in China.
    Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    State who will bear the costs of the applicant's accommodations in China.
    A sample outline can be found here.

  • Proof of status. A NOTARIZED copy of Green Card (both sides) or other proof of legal status in the US (such as copy of I-20, US visa, H1B approval notice, etc. VisaHQ cannot assist US B1/B2 visa holders at this time.) Must have at least 6 months of remaining validity, no extensions accepted.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Work permit. Copy of the Foreign Employment Permit or Foreign Experts License.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Enrollment Letter. Original enrollment letter from the school in China signed by both the applicant and the school.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages. If an applicant currently holds a Dual Citizenship, please provide passports for all nationalities listed on application.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Tourist invitation. If your travel is being organized by a tour group in China, an official signed and stamped Invitation Letter for Tourist issued by Duly Authorized Tourism Unit in China can be used in place of the hotel reservation.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages. If an applicant currently holds a Dual Citizenship, please provide passports for all nationalities listed on application.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in China. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager and stamped with the company seal. The business letter must include the following information:
    Personal information of the applicant: name, gender, date of birth, passport details, and job title.
    State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.), the dates of the visit, and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in China.
    Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    State who will bear the costs of the applicant's accommodations in China.
    A sample outline can be found here.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Business Support Letter. If working for an NGO, non-profit organization or Government a letter from the employer in the United States. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of China, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of the trip to China, have a job title and a job description.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Personal invitation. A copy of an Invitation Letter of Duly Authorized Unit form. This is a special invitation that your host in China will need to obtain from their local Chinese government agency. The form needs to be addressed to the Embassy in "USA" or "Washington DC".

  • State Department Letter. A letter from the US Department of State, sending department, or agency, addressed to "Embassy of China, Washington D.C. ", explaining purpose of travel and dates of the trip. Letter must contain the applicant's name and the passport number.

  • Driver's license. A copy of the applicant's driver's license or state issued ID.

  • Previous visas. If you no longer have possession of your previous Chinese visa you may include a letter to the Chinese consulate explaining when and where you received your previous visa and how the passport and visa were lost. The issuance of a new visa will be at the discretion of the consulate.

  • PU letter. A copy of a PU letter issued by the Provincial Foreign Affairs office in China or relevant government authority in China authorizing issuance of a visa.

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Copy of COVID-19 vaccination record card.

  • 30 Day Travel History. Please provide a list of countries you have traveled to within the past thirty days as well as entry and departure dates. If you have not traveled anywhere please provide a short letter explaining this.

  • Visa application form. Important Note: Please upload or send us electronically scans of ALL documents needed for the generation of your application form which are listed in all the requirements below;

    Do not mail anything to VisaHQ without the generated application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Photo must be 33mm wide and 48mm tall. Please see photo guidelines.

  • Business Invitation Letter. A letter of guarantee issued by a foreign transport c