Visa Services for CHINA

 

From 1 November all applicants aged between 14 and 70 are required to attend the Chinese Visa Application Centre in London (12 Old Jewry, London, EC2R 8DU) to give fingerprints.

We can assist you in completing your application form correctly and arrange for your appointment with the Chinese Visa Application Centre.

 

Tourist visa requirements

What you will need to do to apply:

  • Fill in our online application form.
  • Email us a copy of your passport (please check that your passport has at least 6 months validity after departure date and with at least 2 blank visa pages, your visa application may be rejected if your passport is damaged).
  • Email us a scanned or digital passport type photo (minimum file size 100KB). Must have white background and comply with all the requirements on this link
  • Email us the new additional information: Chinese visa new information.docx
  • Flight and hotel confirmation booking for the whole period of your stay in China. If you are applying for a double entry tourist visa, you will need to present flight and hotel confirmation showing the two trips.

Business visa requirements

What you will need to do to apply:

  • Fill in our online application form.
  • Email us a copy of your passport  (please check that your passport has at least 6 months validity after departure date and with at least 2 blank visa pages, your visa application may be rejected if your passport is damaged).
  • Email us a scanned or digital passport type photo (minimum file size 100KB). Must have white background and comply with all the requirements on this link
  • Email us the new additional information: Chinese visa new information.docx
  • Flight booking confirmation for your first trip.
  • Invitation letter from a Chinese company, addressed to Embassy of the People's Republic of China, 49 Portland Pl, Marylebone, London W1B 1JL, printed on a company letterhead with inviting company's address and contact details. The letter should include ALL of the following: the applicant's full name, gender, passport number, date of birth, purpose of visit, duration of visa required and number of entries, date of arriving and leaving China, place of visit, financial support during stay in China, as well as the inviter's name (company name), contact number, address, stamp and signature.
  • A signed copy of the passport / ID card of the representative that signed the invitation letter.
  • Employer letter from your UK employer, addressed to Embassy of the People's Republic of China, 49 Portland Pl, Marylebone, London W1B 1JL. It has to confirm who will cover your expenses and travel insurance for your trip to China. The letter should be addressed to the Chinese consulate in London, printed on a company letterhead and signed.

CHINESE VISA PRICES

Please note that most visas for UK passport holders are now issued multiple entry with 2 years validity. If you are eligible for a 5 year validity visa (you must have used two 2 year visas to be eligible), the fee is double.

Nationality

4 working days
processing

3 working days
processing

UK £201.00 £242.00
Canada £175.00 £216.00
US £224.00 £265.00
Argentina £241.00 £272.00
Brasil £216.00 £257.00
Israel £136.00 £177.00

Romania
(single entry visa)

£174.00  £215.00 
Serbia £118.00 £159.00
other £121.00 £158.00

Prices are include: consular fee, Chinese visa application centre service fee and our visa service fee.

Non-UK nationals can apply for multiple entry visa and can use the urgent processing if they have proof of permanent residence in the UK.

Application form

Important Notes

  • Standard processing time for Chinese visas is 4 working days. Processing time does not include postage time for delivery of your passport back to you.
  • There is an express 3 working days service available. Please contact us for more information.
  • Double entry visa allows one person to enter and exit China twice.
  • Applicants with more than one nationality will be required to provide all their valid passports for the duration of the visa processing.
  • Consular visa fees and Chinese visa application centre service fee are paid for consideration of the application and are not refundable.
  • We offer discounts on our service fees for groups of 3 or more people. Please contact us for more information.

 

Passport Delivery options

Delivery option Price
Royal Mail Special Delivery next day 1pm guaranteed £7.40
Royal Mail Special Delivery next day 1pm guaranteed including additional insurance £10.40
Royal Mail Special Delivery next day 9am guaranteed £21.80
Royal Mail Special Delivery next day 9am guaranteed including additional insurance £27.78
Royal Mail Special Delivery, Saturday guaranteed £11.88
Central London Courier collection or delivery £25.00
Courier delivery in the UK (UPS, TNT, Fedex or DHL) contact us