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Chinese Visa  --> Crewmember Visa   Business Visa   Tourist Visa   Work Visa   Study Visa


What is a Chinese Visa?

A Chinese visa is a permit issued by the Chinese Embassy or Chinese Consulate to an alien for entry into, exit from or transit through China.

Types of Chinese Visa

Business (F)Visa: Issued to an alien who is invited to China for a visit, an investigation, a lecture, to do business, scientific-technological and culture exchanges, short-term advanced studies or intern practice for a period of no more than six months. Documentation. FEES.
 
Tourist (L) Visa: Issued to an alien who comes to China for sightseeing, family visiting or other private purposes. Documentation. FEES.
 
Study (X) Visa: Issued to an alien who comes to China for study, advanced studies or intern practice for a period of more than six months. Documentation. FEES.
 
Work (Z) Visa: Issued to an alien who comes to China for a post or employment, and his or her accompanying family members. Documentation. FEES.
 
Crewmember (C) Visa: Issued to crewmembers to perform duties on board an international train, airliner or other vessel, and their accompanying family members. Documentation. FEES.
 

Validity, Entry and Duration of Stay

Visa Validity: How long a visa is good for since it is issued.

Number of Entries: How many times you can enter China. Chinese Visa has single entry, double entry and multiple entry with different fees applied. See FEES

Duration of Stay: How long you can stay in China once you have entered China. The standard duration of stay is 30 days. Metropolitan Express can give you longer duration of stay without extra fees.