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China Student Visa Requirements

Quick Answer

 

NATIONAL PURPOSE OF TRAVEL VISA REQUIRED?
United States

Short Term Study Under 180 Days (X2)

Yes

Long Term Study Over 180Days (X1)

Yes
 

Born in China: please submit your original Chinese passport, or last foreign passport with Chinese visa inside. Additional documents such as renunciation papers maybe required. In application section 1.2 you must also write your name in Chinese.


STUDENT REQUIREMENTS FOR CHINA X2 OR X1 STUDY VISAS:

Applications must be type written. Hand written applications will not be accepted by the embassy.

  • One Allied Passport & Visa order form. Save to your desktop before typing.
  • One professionally printed passport photo on hard stock glossy paper w/pure white background.

WARNING: The Chinese Embassy has become incredibly strict on photo quality. Please ensure your visa photo has a pure white background.

  • Original invitation(s) from your Chinese university or place of study
  • Actual passport valid 6 months beyond trip completion and side by side blank visa pages
  • One flight itinerary with passenger name listed on reservation (required, but does not have to be a purchased ticket or confirmed reservation, unbooked itineraries are acceptable)
  • Non-USA passport holders must provide your US Visa and I-94 or original green card
  • If you were not born in the United States you must also now supply your original previous passport (most likely expired) in addition to your current passport.

Application example: Please view before calling. Your questions will likely be answered here.


CHINA EMBASSY FEES +

China visa fees for US Citizens

Type of visa

Maximum validity

Processing time

Embassy fee

 

Washington DC Jurisdiction

varies

10 business days

$ 140.00

Washington DC Jurisdiction

varies

5 business days

$ 140.00

Washington DC Jurisdiction

varies

2 business days

$ 160.00

Outside DC Jurisdiction

add $10

 

ALLIED PASSPORT SERVICE FEES +

Service fee is per person per visa determined by "Date Needed."

Process time allowed when available

Service Fee

 

Standard Processing 10+ business days:

$ 49.00

Expedited Processing 4-9 business days:

$ 109.00

Emergency Processing 1-3 business days:

$ 199.00

 

RETURN SHIPPING:

We do not accept customer prepaid labels or return envelopes. Add $12 for Alaska & Hawaii.
We offer Federal Express combined shipping rates! .
Federal Express Third Day $ 22.00
Federal Express Second Day $ 26.00
Federal Express Next Day Morning $ 33.00
Federal Express Saturday Delivery $ 45.00
When available
One Way Local Delivery within Washington city per applicant $ 25.00
One Way Local Delivery within Washington beltway per applicant $ 75.00