China visa application and requirements

                    China Visa

China Visa

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Tourist visa
required
Business visa
required
Group E-visa
required
Visitor visa
required
Transit visa
not required
Work Visa
required
Work Permit
required


VisaHQ can personally assist applicants only living in New South Wales. However, we might help you out to send your documentation to the right Consulate if they accept visa applications via mail.


Please note that if you haven't got any visas in the past, the first visa issued will be a Single entry visa and the second one a Double entry visa.

Select the type of China tourist visa application:

and send the following documents to VisaHQ:

a
China visa application form. Completed application form for China will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
b
Passport: Original passport with at least one blank visa page and valid for at least 6 months.
c
Passport-type photograph: Color photo, taken recently within the last 6 months, size: 48mmx33mm, not wearing jewellery.
d
Itinerary. Documents showing the itinerary including air ticket booking record (round trip) and proof of a hotel reservation, etc.
e
Hotel Reservation. Itinerary and hotel reservation, or invitation letter.
f
Invitation letter. An invitation letter issued by a relevant entity or individual in China. The invitation letter should contain:
• Information of the applicant, including full name, gender, date of birth and etc.
• Information of the planned visit, including the 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 of the inviting entity or individual, including name, contact telephone number, address, official stamp, the signature of the legal representative or the inviting individual.
The invitation letter may be in the form of fax, photocopy or computer printout, but the applicants should bear all the responsibilities aroused and the original invitation letter should also be submitted if requested by consular officers.

Note: Additional materials and interview.
Other supplementary materials should be provided or an interview should be accepted if requested by consular officers.

Consular officers decide.
Consular officers are authorized to decide whether or not to issue a visa and its validity, duration of stay and number of entries.

Double and Multiple entries applicants.

• Double Entry Applicants: A travel itinerary showing 2 entries or Explanation as to why double entry visa is required on either a letter addressed to the Consulate or noted in question 3.7 of the Chinese application form – i.e will do 2 day tips to Shenzhen from Hong Kong etc.

• Multiple Entry Applicants: 6 month and 12 month multiple entry visas are issued at the discretion of the consulate. You will be required to supply a cover letter addressed to the Consulate explaining why a multiple entry visa is required. This letter must include:
• The applicants name
• The purpose of visit
• Number of entries
• Dates of entry and exit.


Previous Chinese citizens
When applying for the Chinese visa with a new passport, the applicant who used to be of Chinese citizenship should submit the original and a copy of data page of the last Chinese passport, or a copy of previous Chinese visa on the previous foreign passport.
If the name on the current passport differs from that on the previous passport, an official document of name change should also be submitted

China tourist visa fees for citizens of Australia

Single entry
  • Validity: up to 3 months
  • Processing: 4 business days
  • Total cost: 280.00 
    China visa help
    Cost calculation
    Embassy fee: 109.50 Processing: 155.00GST: 15.50 Total cost: 280.00
  • Validity: up to 3 months
  • Processing: 3 business days
  • Total cost: 370.50 
    China visa help
    Cost calculation
    Embassy fee: 167.00 Processing: 185.00GST: 18.50 Total cost: 370.50
Double entry
  • Validity: up to 6 months
  • Processing: 4 business days
  • Total cost: 310.00 
    China visa help
    Cost calculation
    Embassy fee: 139.50 Processing: 155.00GST: 15.50 Total cost: 310.00
  • Validity: up to 6 months
  • Processing: 3 business days
  • Total cost: 400.50 
    China visa help
    Cost calculation
    Embassy fee: 197.00 Processing: 185.00GST: 18.50 Total cost: 400.50
Multiple entry
  • Validity: up to 6 months
  • Processing: 4 business days
  • Total cost: 340.00 
    China visa help
    Cost calculation
    Embassy fee: 169.50 Processing: 155.00GST: 15.50 Total cost: 340.00
  • Validity: up to 6 months
  • Processing: 3 business days
  • Total cost: 430.50 
    China visa help
    Cost calculation
    Embassy fee: 227.00 Processing: 185.00GST: 18.50 Total cost: 430.50
  • Validity: up to 1 year
  • Processing: 4 business days
  • Total cost: 400.00 
    China visa help
    Cost calculation
    Embassy fee: 229.50 Processing: 155.00GST: 15.50 Total cost: 400.00
Single entry (Express service)
  • Validity: up to 3 months
  • Processing: 2 business days
  • Total cost: 429.00 
    China visa help
    Cost calculation
    Embassy fee: 209.00 Processing: 200.00GST: 20.00 Total cost: 429.00
Double entry (Express service)
  • Validity: up to 6 months
  • Processing: 2 business days
  • Total cost: 459.00 
    China visa help
    Cost calculation
    Embassy fee: 239.00 Processing: 200.00GST: 20.00 Total cost: 459.00
Multiple entry (Express service)
  • Validity: up to 6 months
  • Processing: 2 business days
  • Total cost: 489.00 
    China visa help
    Cost calculation
    Embassy fee: 269.00 Processing: 200.00GST: 20.00 Total cost: 489.00
  • Validity: up to 1 year
  • Processing: 2 business days
  • Total cost: 549.00 
    China visa help
    Cost calculation
    Embassy fee: 329.00 Processing: 200.00GST: 20.00 Total cost: 549.00
Maximum stay in China: 30 days  
China visa help Maximum stay refers to the number of days allowed on a single visit.
Maximum stay in China: 30 days
China visa help Maximum stay refers to the number of days allowed on a single visit.
China visa for citizens of Australia is required. For more information please contact the nearest China embassy.

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China visa information
China Visa
1
China Visa category as defined by China Embassy.
3
China Visa issue date (format might be different from MM-DD-YYYY).
4
Name of China visa holder
5
Traveler's passport number.
6
Birth date of passport holder (format might be different from MM-DD-YYYY).
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China Visa remarks.
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Number of allowed entries to China (subject to visa validity dates).
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Maximum duration of stay in China per each entry.
13
China Consulate that issued a visa.