China Visa Applications


Note regarding applications made in the UK: from 01 December 2018 all applicants aged between 14 and 70 years (inclusive) need to visit the Chinese visa centre in London, Manchester or Edinburgh in person to provide fingerprints (based on reciprocal arrangements between the UK and China). There’s no need to worry – we will guide you through the whole process.

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Chinese Tourist Visa. Standard and Urgent Processing

Chinese tourist visa is a document which allows foreign nationals to travel to China as tourists. Chinese tourist visas are offered as
  • single entry - visiting China only once for 30 days during a 90 days period or
  • double entry - for two entries up to 30 days each within 180 days
Please note, regardless of the visa entry type your each stay in China cannot exceed 30 days.

Please note, regardless of the visa entry type your each stay in China cannot exceed 30 days. Under exceptional circumstances you can apply for a longer period of stay in China, e.g. if you plan an extensive travel programme in the country. You will need to indicate this in the visa application form and provide sufficient evidence of your travel itinerary.

You can apply for your Chinese visa no earlier than three months before your arrival date in China. Chinese visas cannot be issued at the border or extended.

Required documents

Original passport Passport must have at least 2 blank pages and be valid for at least 6 months after your intended departure from China.
Visa application form Once you have ordered your China tourist visa through our company you will receive a detailed guidance how to complete the forms.
Customer declaration form You need to sign the terms and conditions of the Chinese visa centre. Download the document.
Colour photo 3.5 cm by 4.5 cm taken against a light background (white or off - white), UK standard passport photo will be sufficient.
View photo specification.
Visa support documents Travel Itinerary to include a) Accommodation confirmation covering the whole period of your stay in China, b) Outbound flight, ferry, train ticket from China, c) Inbound flight, ferry, train ticket showing how your start your trip to China from your original destination. If you do not have any flight or train tickets confirmation, please provide a Personal Statement explaining your circumstances (why you do not have confirmations of your flight / train tickets) and detailing your whole itinerary, day by day including how you leave China. Download Personal Statement template OR
Invitation letter from an organisation or individual in China.
Non UK – nationals The original and photocopy of your valid certificates of residence, employment or student status.
If travelled to China before You need to provide a copy of your previous Chinese visas.

Chinese Tourist Visa. Standard and Urgent Processing prices

Type of Visa Validity Processing Final Price
( total cost )
Multiple 24 Months 5 business days £195
( best value )
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4 business days £245 Apply now
Our prices include all consular and visa application centre fees, our service charges, VAT. There will be no extra charges except for postage if you want your passport to be posted to you, alternatively you can collect it from our office. You can choose passport return delivery option when placing an order on our website. The price you see is the price you pay. StressFreeVisas Best Price Guarantee.

Please click on “Apply now” button below to submit your order. It will take no longer than 5 minutes of your time. Once we have received your payment we will email you detailed guidance on how to complete your visa form and advise of the next steps.


It is our responsibility to inform you that we are a private company assisting our customers with visa applications. We are not an official government website and are not affiliated with any government department. If you wish to apply directly to the relevant embassy, please contact them or check their website for current visa rules, application process and applicable fees.

If you decide to use our services, please note, that in addition to consular fees we charge a handling fee for processing your visa application on your behalf which includes visa consultation and advice, checking your application pack as per relevant government requirements, consular submission and collection.