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). 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.
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.
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 whenever possible. 10 years visa is likely, but not guaranteed. It is up to the Chinese Consulate to make final decision. Please make sure your passport more than 12 months validity left and with at least 2 blank visa pages (FAQs...)
Holiday Notice: The Chinese Consulate is scheduled to be closed on May 01, 2015 in observance of International Labor Day. It will resume operation on May 04, 2015. VisaRite is open to receive your mails during the holiday, visa won't be processed until Consulate reopens. All application submitted to Chinese Consulate immediately before or after the long holiday may need an extra day to process. Should you need a visa urgently, please apply as early as possible. Please allow yourself sufficient time when applying for the visa.