Hours and Contact

Our Hours
  • Monday-Friday 9:00-5:00 EST
Telephone
  • 877-393-3745 (toll free)
Fax Number
  • 202-747-6553

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China Visa Requirements

Quick Answer


NATIONAL PURPOSE OF TRAVEL VISA REQUIRED?
United States

Business

Yes

Tourist

Yes
 

NOTES FOR CHINA VISAS:

You may only apply 90 days prior to your departure date.

  • Airport transit does not require visa

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

  • We prefer receiving FedEx.

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

 

IF YOU WERE BORN IN CHINA PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR CHINA PASSPORT OR COPY OF ITS PERSONAL INFORMATION PAGE, OR LAST FOREIGN PASSPORT WITH A CHINA VISA. ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS SUCH AS RENUNCIATION PAPERS MAYBE REQUIRED.

 


BUSINESS REQUIREMENTS FOR CHINA VISAS:

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

  • One completed China visa application
  • One passport type photo
  • Actual passport valid 6 months beyond trip completion and side by side blank visa pages
  • Non-USA passport holders must provide your original green card or US Visa and I-94
  • One copy of flight itinerary from airline (required)
  • One official invitation from the China Foreign Ministry
  • Company business letter - Generate one now and print on your company letterhead.
  • One Allied Passport & Visa order form
 

TOURIST REQUIREMENTS FOR CHINA VISAS:

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

  • One completed China visa application
  • One passport type photo
  • Actual passport valid 6 months beyond trip completion and side by side blank visa pages
  • One copy of flight itinerary from airline (required)
  • Non-USA passport holders must provide your US Visa and I-94 or original green card
  • One Allied Passport & Visa order form

- Parents traveling with minors will need to supply a copy of their child's birth certificate.

 

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

 

Variable entries

up to 90 days

10 business days

$ 140.00

Variable entries

up to 90 days

6 business days

$ 140.00

Variable entries

up to 90 days

2 business days

$ 160.00

 

ALLIED PASSPORT SERVICE FEES:

Service fee is per person per visa

Process Time Allowed

Service Fee

 

Standard Processing 10+ business days:

$ 45.00

Expedited Processing 4-9 business days:

$ 100.00

Emergency Processing 0-3 business days:

$ 200.00

 

RETURN SHIPPING:

We do not accept customer prepaid labels or return envelopes.
We offer Federal Express combined shipping rates! .
Federal Express 2nd Day $ 22.00
Federal Express Next Afternoon $ 26.00
Federal Express Next 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 $ 50.00