Holiday Notice: The Chinese Consulate and Embassy will be closed on May 29 and 30 in observance of the Memorial Day and Chinese Dragon Boat Festival. They will resume operation on May 31. All application submitted to Chinese Consulate immediately before or after the holiday may need an extra day to process. Please allow yourself sufficient time when applying for the visa. Happy Holidays!
Visitors traveling to mainland China require a Chinese visa, which should be obtained in advance. The type of visa you should apply for is based on your major purpose of travel. There are eight major visa type: business (M), non-commerce (F), tourist (L), work (Z), student (X), private (S), family reunion (Q), crew (C).
Do you know what paperwork you need to prepare in order to apply for China visa? If your answers is no, this site is for you. VisaRite is a visa service agency authorized by the US Department of State and Chinese Consulate. We provide assistance to travelers looking to understand passport and visa application rules and requirements as well as assistance in preparing proper paperwork to ensure passport and visas are processed smoothly and efficiently.
About 10 years China visa: Effective Nov, 2014 Chinese Consulates across the US start new policy to issue visas up to 10 years for US passport holder. Only M, L, Q2, S2 visa can be issued up to 10 years. We will request 10 years visa for our clients. 10 years visa is very likely, but not guaranteed. It is up to the Chinese Consulate to make final decision. Please make sure your passport has more than 12 months validity left and with at least 2 blank visa pages (FAQs...)
Please click a link below to select the visa type based on your major purpose. You will see detailed requirements, including the application form and fee schedules. Kindly follow the instructions closely.
Issued to those who intend to go to China for touring, sightseeing or visiting friends. Proof of travel such as flight confirmation and hotel reservation or private invitation letter is required. Single-entry, double-entry or multiple-entry are all available for tourists. The duration of stay (each visit) normally is 30-60 days. Multiple-entry up to 10 years is issued to US passport holder.