Useful information for visa application
1. Visa Free Policy
For the ordinary passport holder of those following 17 countries, visa is not required to enter China during the certain period.
90 days: Bosnia and Herzegovina, San Marino
60 days: Mauritius
30 days: Bahamas, Barbados, Belarus, Ecuador, Fiji, Grenada, Qatar, Serbia, Seychelles, Tonga, United Arab Emirates
15 days: Brunei, Japan, Singapore
2. Visa-Free Transit
Moreover, if you are not including in the visa-free country, there are visa-free transit program available for specific entry ports. Please kindly find the detail blow:
The 53 countries who can apply Visa-Free Transit is as bellow:
24 Schengen Agreement Countries: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland
15 Other European Countries: Russia, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Romania, Ukraine, Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Montenegro, Macedonia (FYROM), Albania, Belarus, Monaco
6 American Countries: the United States, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Chile
2 Oceania Countries: Australia, New Zealand
6 Asian Countries: Korea, Japan, Singapore, Brunei, United Arab Emirates, Qatar
3. Apply Chinese Visa
For the exhibitor and visitor without visa free benefits who has the requirement of staying longer for business purpose, please apply China Business Visa (type M) before your trip. Normally, the M Visa has 3 months’ validity period and 30 days allowed duration for stay. And it can be extended depend on actual situations and personal conditions.
Here is the place to apply China Visa for your references:
- Embassy or Consular office of the People’s Republic of China in your country
Please kindly find the nearest Chinese Embassy or Consular General for the visa application. The policy is diverse in different countries.
- Chinese Visa Application Service Center
Chinese Visa Application Service Center is a commercial service organization registered in accordance with local laws and regulations and recognized by a Chinese Embassy or Consulate-General to handle the daily routine work of processing ordinary visa applications. It has established in Europe, Asia, Oceania, and North America for visa application service.
The official website is https://www.visaforchina.org
- Travel agencies or visa agencies
Agencies is the best choice if you want to save time for conveniences, but it will cost more money. You can search online for the travel agency in your country which provides Chinese Visa service.