U.S. Passport or passport of any other nationality, must have at least 6 months remaining validity from the day of entry into the country for which VISA has been applied for. If validity is less than 6 months ETS will renew your passport (Fee’s apply).
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China Tourist Visa
- A valid signed passport with at least six months validity remaining and at least one blank visa page.
- A copy of the passport vital page.
- One visa application form, fully completed and signed-Click Here.All application forms must be typed in.No hand written forms will be accepted by the consulate.
- 1-passport type colored photograph (2×2),front view facing,on a white background, less than 6 months old. No glasses to be worn.
- Applicants born in China, Hong Kong or Taiwan must write their name in Chinese character.
- Applicants must provide proof of residency that displays their name and current street address. This can include a copy of their valid driver’s license, government issued photo ID, utility bill/lease agreement.
–Non-U.S. passport bearers-Must provide a notarized statement regarding their jurisdiction. Click Here
-U.S. passport holders-Who provide documents other than their driver’s license or government issued photo ID must provide a notarized statement regarding their jurisdiction. Click Here
- Non-U.S. passport bearers should provide documents that entitle them to reside or work for an extended period of time in the U.S. (clear copy of green card (front and back), H1B, L1, etc)
- An applicant who was born in China, Hong Kong or Taiwan is required to submit his /her Chinese passport or last foreign passport with a Chinese visa when he/she applies for a Chinese visa with with his / her current passport.
- Applicants who have previously held China visas are required to submit the passport(s) containing those visas, along with the current passport.
- Onward/return tickets or confirmed flight itinerary with proof of hotel reservation is required.
- ETS Order form Click Here.
Minors under 18 years of age must follow special requirements to obtain a Tourist Visa to travel to China.
In addition to the above requirements for a Tourist Visa, the following additional documents must also be presented:
- The original birth certificate, and a copy of the same
- Photocopy of driver’s license of both parents
- Photocopy of both parents’ passports, and any current China visas
- A letter written by both parents addressed to the ‘Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China’; stating that they give permission to the consulate to issue visa to their minor child. Click Here
- The embassy/consulate may request additional paperwork as deemed necessary
- Please call ETS for latest updates and questions.
Please note: The embassy/consulate may request additional paperwork as deemed necessary
- Please forward the completed requirements as detailed above to:
Express Travel Services
5755 Oberlin Drive, Suite 301
San Diego, CA 92121
Toll Free : 1-866-376-1125
Fax number : 1-858-225-0786
Your application will be sent in to the Embassy.
Fees for Express Travel Services
- $75.00 – Standard Service (10-12 business days)
- $99.00 – Regular Service (5-6 business days)
- $175.00 – Expedite Service (2-3 business days)
ETS will charge a fee of $5.00 to complete the application forms.
For U.S. Citizens
Single, Double and Multiple entries
- $140.00- Regular/Standard Service
- $160.00- Expedite Service
- $30.00-Single entry (3-6 months)
- $45.00-Double entry (3-6 months)
- $60.00-Multiple entry (6 months)
- $90.00-Multiple entry (12 months)
Please note – ETS charges a $5.00 fee to make money order for consular charges
These fees are subject to change at any time by the Embassy.
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