A Chinese Visa is a permit issued by visa authorities of the People’s Republic of China in accordance with its laws and regulations to a foreign citizen for entry into, exit from or transit through Chinese territory. The Chinese visa authorities will issue a diplomatic visa, courtesy visa, service visa or ordinary visa according to the foreign citizen’s status, purpose of visit and type of passport. Prior to your application of a Chinese visa, please check if you meet the visa exemption requirements or you need a visa.

Visa Requirement:

The National Immigration Administration of China has announced that starting from January 8, 2023, they will be optimizing policies and measures for immigration administration. This includes the resumption of the acceptance and examination of foreigners' applications for the extension, renewal and re-issuance of ordinary visa, the issuance, renewal and re-issuance of stay permit, and the issuance, extension, renewal and re-issuance of residence permit. As of January 8, 2023, travelers entering China will no longer be required to undergo quarantine. For more information and official announcements, please visit the National Immigration Administration of China's website: https://en.nia.gov.cn/n162/n232/c107304/content.html

Visa Information:

To obtain a visa, you will need :

·  A valid passport

·  A completed visa application form

·  A recent passport-sized photo

·  Supporting documents, such as proof of itinerary, financial support, and accommodation arrangements

·  Visa fee

It's worth noting that the specific documents required for the visa may vary depending on the type of visa and the applicant's purpose of visit. It's recommended to check with the Chinese embassy or Chinese Visa Application Service Center for the most up-to-date information and guidelines.

In case of urgent needs, expedited procedures may be applied for.

Visa Application Tips:

Due to longer than usual visa processing times, it’s recommended to apply for your visa early if you plan on attending CEGS2023. Utilize our Invitation Letter Generator to assist you in beginning the process.