China Visa

How To Get A Chinese Visa - How To Apply For a Visa To China

How To Apply

How do I get a Chinese visa? this depends on several factors such as the type of visa you need, the duration you wish to visit China and your personal circumstances. Although we can provide help to customers who wish to apply almost anywhere in the world, we predominantly assist customers on how to apply for a Chinese visa in the UK. If you wish to apply for a Chinese visa in another country, please contact us for further advice.

All applicants for Chinese visas in the UK require an accurately completed Chinese visa application form, all required supporting documents including proof of booking for your flights, accomodation and any other relevant travel details. You can see a list of the requried documents on our page do I need a visa and how much does it cost.

Once your documentation and Chinese visa application are complete, you will need to attend one of the 3 UK visa processing centres. As part of this process you will pay the official costs and be asked to provide your fingerprints. All applicants between 14 and 70 years are required to provide their fingerprints as part of the China visa application process.

Required Documents

The specific documents you require to support your Chinese visa application vary but will include; a valid passport with at least two empty pages (i.e. no stamps or visas), a standard passport sized photograph, and booking confirmation for flights and accomodation.

The specific documents you need vary according to circumstances and will be confirmed by your visa agent.


Do I need to book flights & accomodation before applying for my visa?  Yes.  We recommend that you book with the maximum flexibility possible.

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Double Entrycovers 1 person for 2 entries and 2 exits within a 30 day period

Double Entrycovers 1 person for 2 entries and 2 exits within a 90 day period

Note:Durations shown are a guideline and begin from the date you apply for your visa.

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