Do I need a transit visa for China? If you are catching a connecting flight in a Chinese airport and are not coming through security then you do not need a transit visa. If you are planning to come through security into the city (or even into the main airport building) then you will require a Chinese transit visa.
Chinese transit visa requirements: you will need to submit an official application and all supporting documents when applying for your Chinese transit visa. Our experienced visa agents can take you through the entire process from start to finish. You can check costs and start the process by using the ‘Check visa costs and apply’ widget on this page or go to our do I need a visa and how much does it cost page.
Chinese transit visa cost: Costs for a Chinese visa application vary depending on your nationality and speed of service required but as a guide a UK passport holder requiring a transit visa for China will pay approximately £210.40. If you are unsure about whether you require a transit visa for China then please chat to one of our visa agents. You can check costs and start the process here.