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The article below provides important information about travel to China. For comprehensive Visa Application instructions, please see the specific Visa Requirements page for your Visa Type (business, tourist, etc). Our step-by-step instructions guide you through the process. We guarantee the accuracy of your application and expedite it with the appropriate Consulate. Our team is here to help with online chat, phone & email support.

China Visa Types


There 11 different visa types that we can assist with:

Tourist (L1), (S1), (S2), (Q1), (Q2)
  • The L visa is for vacation, leisure, sightseeing, visiting friends and family - for under 60 days.
  • The S1 visa is a long term visa for applicants who are visiting a family member that has valid residence permit in China due to work or study. This visa allows for a duration of stay of  over 180 days
  • The S2 visa is a short term visa for applicants who are visiting a family member that has a valid residence permit in China due to work or study. This visa allows for a duration of stay less than 180 days.
  • The Q1 visa is a long term visa for applicants who are visiting family members who are Chinese Citizens. This visa allows for a duration of stay of over 180 days.
  • The Q2 visa is a short term visa for applicants who are visiting family members who are Chinese Citizens. The visa allows for a duration of stay of less than 180 days.

Business (M)
  • This visa is generally issued as a multiple entry 10 year visa for U.S. Citizens that allows applicants to visit China for up to 60 or 90 days to attend business meetings with a Chinese Company.
  • Other Citizens will either be issued a single entry (3 month visa, max duration of stay of 30 days) or double entry visa (6 months, max duration of stay of 60 days).

Non Business (F)
  • The F visa is issued for applications who are visiting a school/university, attending a conference/seminar/lecture or a tradeshow. A work permit or alienThe visa is issued as a single entry 3 month visa for a max duration of stay for 30 days.

Work (Z)
  • Work visas are issued to applicants who are being employed by a Chinese company or school. A Foreign Expert's Work Permit or Alien Employement License is mandatory to apply for this visa. A single entry visa is issued for 3 months with a max duration of stay for 90 days. Once you arrive in China, you will need to apply for your residence permit.

Student (X1) and (X2)
  • X1 student visas are long term visas that are issued for students who are planning to stay longer than 180 days. The visa itself will be issued as a single entry 3 month visa for a max duration of stay for 90 days. Once you arrive in China you will need to apply for your residence permit.
  • X2 student visas are short term visas that are issued for students who are staying for less than 180 days. This visa is issued as a multiple entry visa, a residence permit is not required.

Crew (C)
  • Crew Visas are issued for flight crew members or cruise/cargo ship members. A copy of the crew ID badge will be required for this visa. A 2 year multiple entry visa can be requested but it will be issued at the consulate's discretion


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