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Chinese Tourist Visa
Issued to foreigners who enter China temporarily for Touring, Family Visiting or Other Personal Affairs. Single-Entry, Double-Entry Tourist Visa are available. The tourist is normally good for stay up to 30 days. Multiple-Entry is not granted for Tourist Visa.

Visa Requirement
Tourist Visa is issued to a foreign citizens who comes to China for tourist purpose.

Please provide the following documents:
  • Original passport remaining to be valid for at least 6 months from the date of application and with sufficient blank visa pages.
  • One completed Visa Application Form (Download) with a recently-taken passport photo; all the items on the application form should be completed neatly with genuine information; if the applicant has a Chinese name, the Chinese name should be filled in. False or incomplete information and illegible characters may lead to refusal of a visa.
  • Applicant applying for tourist visa also need to provide:
    • Invitation letter from a Chinese organization or a permanent resident in China; or
    • Air ticket booking record (round trip) and hotel reservation;
  • When a child who is under the age of 6 and was not born in China and of Chinese origin applies for a Chinese visa with a foreign passport, the child's birth certificate which must show the parent's name and the permanent residence permit or certificate of nationality of the resident country from one of his or her parent should be provided.
  • An applicant holding a passport other than UK passport should provide the original and a copy of his or her permanent residence or work permit which should be valid for at least half a year (except for those who are visa or permit exempt for residing or working in the UK).
  • Applicants applying for special tour to China should provide a visa notification form issued by China National Tourism Administration or the tourism administration of related province, autonomous region or municipality directly under the Central Government. Special tour includes self-driving, hiking, cycling, horse-riding, hot air balloon, or other expeditions.
  • For group tour,the following documents are required:
    • A Visa notification form issued by authorized travel agencies in China and the tourism administration of related province, autonomous region and municipality directly under the Central Government.
    • A name list of the members of the tourist group. If the last page of the list has left a blank, a straight line should be drawn across the blank from its upper corner on the left to the lower corner on the right.
    • Original passport of each group member and a photocopy of the information page from each passport, which should be arranged according to the names listed.
    • A letter issued by the travel agency organizing the tour, the content of which should mainly include the group number, total number of group members,contact person and the itinerary of the tour.
Schedule of Fees:
  • Unless specifically requested by the applicant in his or her completed application form and approved by consular officers, a single-entry visa is valid for 3 months, and a double-entry visa valid for 6 months, both with a 30-day duration of stay.
  • Consular officers decide on the visa's period of validity, duration of stay and number of entry in the light of China's laws and regulations.
  • Whether a visa is to be issued or not to be issued, and what type of visa to be issued shall be decided by Consular officers in the light of China's relevant laws and regulations.
Chinese Tourist Visa Prices These prices are for UK nationals for a 2 year multiple entry visa

Service/ Visa Required

Multiple Entry

Tourist visa 5 day standard service


Tourist visa 3 day express service



  • Passport (valid for at least 6 months and available blank pages)
  • 1 x Completed Application Form
  • 2 x Passport Sized Photographs (recently taken and against a white background -IMPORTANT!)
  • Invitation Letter from inviting friends/family, must include:
    • Full Name as in passport, address, contact number, gender, date of birth of Applicant
    • Date of intended visit to China
    • Purpose of visit to China
  • or hotel booking and Flight Reservations

Please note that there are no express services for the following nationals:

Austria, Belgium, Czech, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, USA, France, Nigeria, Ghana, Congo, Mali, Iran, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Please Note:

  • Please apply for a visa about one month in advance of your intended date of entry into China, and do not apply 3 months earlier than your intended date of entry into China. You should take upon yourself any consequences resulting from your failure to submit visa application at an appropriate time, which may lead to either your already-issued visa becoming expired or it would be too late to get a visa before your planned departure date.
  • The visa application form should be fully filled in and signed by the applicant upon completion (application for an applicant under 18 years of age should be signed by one of his or her parents). Items which are not applicable should be filled in with N/A.
  • Consular officers may request an applicant to provide additional supporting documents. The applicant should provide this as soon as possible.