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China Visa Requirements

IMPORTANT NOTICE

The Chinese Embassy in Canada does not accept any straightforward application sent by mail or courier. Those who wish to apply for Chinese visa or document authentication by mail or courier need to send the applications to their clients or travel agencies in Ottawa, such as "Visaenterprise", who will submit the applications to the Embassy for processing on behalf of the applicants.

The following documents should be submitted when applying for any type of Chinese visa:

1. Passport with at least 6 months remaining validity and available blank pages for visa.
2. Two properly completed visa application forms.
3. Two recent passport-size color photo with white background stuck on the visa application form.
4. Travel itinerary showing entry/exit dates and Applicants name and address must be submitted.
5. Applicants staying in a hotel(s) must provide a copy of the booking(s) as proof of stay. All nights of stay in the country must be accounted for.
6. If you're staying with someone in China, you must provide:
(a) A letter from the host stating that they will be providing you with accommodation
(b) Proof of host's legal status in China, such as: copy of their identification card or if the host is not a Chinese citizen then the host's visa registration.

Please see below for additional requirements for your specific visa:
  Business "F" visa
Requirements
1
An official invitation letter from the authorized Chinese government departments, companies or institutions.
2
If you are applying for a multiple visa valid for one year, please add an additional $50 to the level price you choose.
3
APPLICATION MUST BE TYPED ON A COMPUTER AND FILLED OUT IN CAPITAL LETTERS.
Prices

Our prices cover the Embassy fees and our service fees only.
If you require faster a processing time than shown, please contact us.
Level of Service*Process TimeSingle Entry ($)Double Entry ($)Multiple Entry ($)
Level 1 2 250 275 285
Level 2 5 175 200 250
Level 3 8 150 180 200
  * Process time is in business days. Prices are in Canadian dollars.
Forms

Adobe PDF Reader is required to view the following forms.
NOTICE:These forms will NOT work in the google chrome browser.

Application Forms ( Click below to download )
A. Fees and Applicant information sheet (Applications will NOT be processed without this form)
B. Visa Application Form
 
  Tourist/Family-visit "L" visa
Requirements
1
Except travel to Tibet, no additional documents are required for "L" visa applicants
2
Please note that the Chinese Embassy or Consulate-General does not issue individual visa for tourists to Tibet. All applicants who travel to Tibet need to contact their local travel agency to obtain confirmation for group (more than 5 people) visa.
3
For more information please contact the following:
A. China National Tourist Office in Toronto
Tel:416-979-8993 Fax:416-979-8220
B. China National Tourist Office in New York City
Tel:212-867-0271 Fax:212-599-2892
B. The Tourist Bureau of Tibet (Lhasa Tibet, China)
Fax : 011-86-891-34632 or 011-86-891-35588
4
APPLICATION MUST BE TYPED ON A COMPUTER AND FILLED OUT IN CAPITAL LETTERS.
Prices

Our prices cover the Embassy fees and our service fees only.
If you require faster a processing time than shown, please contact us.
Level of Service*Process TimeSingle Entry ($)Double Entry ($)Multiple Entry ($)
Level 1 2 250 275 285
Level 2 5 175 200 250
Level 3 8 150 180 200
  * Process time is in business days. Prices are in Canadian dollars.
Forms

Adobe PDF Reader is required to view the following forms.
NOTICE:These forms will NOT work in the google chrome browser.

Application Forms ( Click below to download )
A. Fees and Applicant information sheet (Applications will NOT be processed without this form)
B. Visa Application Form
 
  Student "X" visa
Requirements
1
A. Foreign Student Visa Application Form "JW201" or "JW202" issued by the Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China.
B. An enrollment letter from the receiving university in China.
2
APPLICATION MUST BE TYPED ON A COMPUTER AND FILLED OUT IN CAPITAL LETTERS.
Prices

Our prices cover the Embassy fees and our service fees only.
If you require faster a processing time than shown, please contact us.
Level of Service*Process TimeSingle Entry ($)Double Entry ($)Multiple Entry ($)
Level 1 2 250 275 285
Level 2 5 175 200 250
Level 3 8 150 180 200
  * Process time is in business days. Prices are in Canadian dollars.
Forms

Adobe PDF Reader is required to view the following forms.
NOTICE:These forms will NOT work in the google chrome browser.

Application Forms ( Click below to download )
A. Fees and Applicant information sheet (Applications will NOT be processed without this form)
B. Visa Application Form
C. Supplementary Visa Application Form V.pdf
 
  Employment/Work "Z" visa
Requirements
1
A. An Employment License issued by the Chinese Labor and Social Security Ministry. For applicants to be working in an academic institution, a confirmation issued by the Chinese State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs.
B. An official invitation issued by a concerned authorized agency.
2
APPLICATION MUST BE TYPED ON A COMPUTER AND FILLED OUT IN CAPITAL LETTERS.
Prices

Our prices cover the Embassy fees and our service fees only.
If you require faster a processing time than shown, please contact us.
Level of Service*Process TimeSingle Entry ($)Double Entry ($)Multiple Entry ($)
Level 1 2 250 275 285
Level 2 5 175 200 250
Level 3 8 150 180 200
  * Process time is in business days. Prices are in Canadian dollars.
Forms

Adobe PDF Reader is required to view the following forms.
NOTICE:These forms will NOT work in the google chrome browser.

Application Forms ( Click below to download )
A. Fees and Applicant information sheet (Applications will NOT be processed without this form)
B. Visa Application Form
C. Supplementary Visa Application Form V.pdf
 
  Transit "G" visa
Requirements
1
A. A valid visa of the country of destination.
B. An air ticket showing transit through China.
2
APPLICATION MUST BE TYPED ON A COMPUTER AND FILLED OUT IN CAPITAL LETTERS.
Prices

Our prices cover the Embassy fees and our service fees only.
If you require faster a processing time than shown, please contact us.
Level of Service*Process TimeSingle Entry ($)Double Entry ($)Multiple Entry ($)
Level 1 2 250 275 285
Level 2 5 175 200 250
Level 3 8 150 180 200
  * Process time is in business days. Prices are in Canadian dollars.
Forms

Adobe PDF Reader is required to view the following forms.
NOTICE:These forms will NOT work in the google chrome browser.

Application Forms ( Click below to download )
A. Fees and Applicant information sheet (Applications will NOT be processed without this form)
B. Visa Application Form
C. Supplementary Visa Application Form V.pdf
 
  Journalists "J-1" or "J-2" Visa
Requirements
1
Please first contact the Press Offices of the Chinese Embassy in Ottawa.
2
APPLICATION MUST BE TYPED ON A COMPUTER AND FILLED OUT IN CAPITAL LETTERS.
Prices

Our prices cover the Embassy fees and our service fees only.
If you require faster a processing time than shown, please contact us.
Level of Service*Process TimeSingle Entry ($)Double Entry ($)Multiple Entry ($)
Level 1 2 250 275 285
Level 2 5 175 200 250
Level 3 8 150 180 200
  * Process time is in business days. Prices are in Canadian dollars.
Forms

Adobe PDF Reader is required to view the following forms.
NOTICE:These forms will NOT work in the google chrome browser.

Application Forms ( Click below to download )
A. Fees and Applicant information sheet (Applications will NOT be processed without this form)
B. Visa Application Form
C. Supplementary Visa Application Form V.pdf