Notice: If you were issued a Chinese visa prior to March 2022 your visa may still be valid.

  • Check the validity of your visa - China has reinstated visas issued prior to March 2022
  • If you hold a valid visa in an expired passport you may use that visa and your new passport to enter China- both passport must be presented.
  • If your name has changed and your visa no longer matches your new passport, your visa is invalid and you must apply for a new one.

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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.

Chinese Work Visa

Chinese "Z" visa / Employment Visa


The Chinese Employment Visa (Z Visa) is issued to an alien who comes to China for a post or employment, and his/her accompanying family members. Teachers should apply for a Z visa.


There are two documents that are essential in order to apply for the Chinese Z visa:


1. Foreign Expert's Work Permit or Alien Employment License


You must submit the original of either:


• An Alien Employment License issued by the Chinese Ministry of Labor and Social Security.  OR;


• A Foreign Experts Work Permit issued by the Chinese State Administration of Foreign Expert Affairs (for teachers). 


2. Chinese Visa Notification


The original visa notification issued by the Chinese Government Department or an authorized agency ( i.e. Ministry of Foreign Affairs in China).


Sample Chinese Visa Notification Letter



You will be issued a single entry business visa that will be changed to match the duration of stay and number of entries as indicated by your contract once you arrive in China. Please contact your employer regarding the process.


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