China Visa

China Visa

China Visa

Select Your China Visa Type Below

  1. General Information and Eligibility
  2. China Tourist Visa Requirements (Type L – Luxing visa, generally good for 30 days)
  3. China Business Visa Requirements (Type F – Fangwen Visa)
  4. China Student Visa Requirements (Type X – liuXue Visa, generally good for 6 months)
  5. China Work Visa Requirements (Type Z – renZhi Visa)
  6. China Crew Visa Requirements (Type C Visa)
  7. China Resident Journalist Visa Requirements (Type J-1 – Jizhe Visa, generally good for stays up to 10 years)
  8. China Visiting Journalist Visa Requirements (Type J-2 Visa)
  9. China Transit Visa Requirements (Type G Visa)
  10. China Permanent Resident Visa Requirements (Type D – Dingju Visa)

Visa Hunter’s Miscellaneous Tips for China

  1. How To Register at the Public Security Bureau in China.
  2. How To Open a Bank Account in China.
  3. Although the requirements and regulations for a visa to China change from time to time, I found the Chinese consulate websites pretty organized with clear visa information.
  4. There is also a lot of information on the web on getting the various visa types to this country (as it is a popular place to travel!)
  5. You can NOT apply for a visa for China by mail, FedEx, DHL, UPS, internet, or any other method for the vast majority of Chinese embassies and consulates. In almost all cases, you MUST appear in person. If you can’t go to the consulate in person, use one of the visa agencies I recommend below to take care of your visa for you. As of the time of this writing, the only embassies that offer mail service are the Chinese Embassies in Australia, Canada, Denmark, Micronesia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, and the UK.
  6. A good source of information is at this site here at

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