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CHINA VISA FOR FOREIGNERS IN VIETNAM

Friday, 01/11/19

All foreigners working, studying, doing business or living in Ha Noi or Ho Chi Minh City can apply for Chinese visa with types of tourist visa, business visa, of working visa. From September 2019, foreigners living in Vietnam must submit the documents for Chinese visa at 2 China visa centers in Ha Noi or Ho Chi Minh instead of at China Embassy in Ha Noi or China Consulate in Ho Chi Minh before. In this article, we would share some about the procedures to apply for China visa, how to get a Chinese Visa in Ho Chi Minh City and Ha Noi? And what are the requirements for China visa application? Let’s read and start a journey with Visa5s

 

DO YOU NEED A CHINESE VISA

You need to apply for a visa unless you meet the following visa exemption requirements:

  1. Countries whose citizens are allowed a maximum stay of 90 days: Bosnia and Herzegovina, San Marino
  2. Countries whose citizens are allowed a maximum stay of 60 days: Mauritius
  3. Countries whose citizens are allowed a maximum stay of 30 days: Bahamas, Grenada, Barbados, Belarus, Ecuador, Fiji, UAE, Tonga, Seychelles, Serbia
  4. Citizens of Singapore, Brunei and Japan holding ordinary passports may enter China without a visa are allowed a maximum stay of 15 days through the ports of entry open to foreigners provided that they come to China for tourism, family visit, business or transit, and intend to stay in China for no more than 15 days. However, the following personnel of these three countries must apply for a visa in advance if:
  1. Foreigners holding ordinary passports of the countries having diplomatic relations with China and on a tour to Hong Kong or Macao, and participating in group tours to the Zhu Jiang (Pearl River) Delta Area for a stay of no more than six days organized by the travel services legally registered in Hong Kong or Macao do not need to apply for a visa. The Zhu Jiang Delta Area refers to the administrative area of the following cities: Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Zhuhai, Foshan, Dongguan, Zhongshan, Jiangmen, Zhaoqing, and Huizhou. For going on a tour to Shantou, the aforementioned group is required to stay within the administrative area of Shantou and leave China from there directly.
  2. Foreigners who have confirmed onward tickets and seats on international flights and directly transit through China and stay for no more than 24 hours within the airport boundaries do not need to apply for a transit visa. However, anyone desiring to go beyond the airport boundaries temporarily should obtain permission from the immigration authorities at the airport.
  3. Foreigners holding a valid Foreigner’s Permanent Residence Card of the PRC or Residence Permit for Foreigners in the PRC may enter China without a visa.
  4. Foreigners holding an APEC Business Travel Card may enter China without a visa.
  5. Citizens of countries are allowed to apply visa on arrival: Andorra, Bhutan, Bulgaria, China, Cyprus, Ethiopia, Fiji, India, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Papua New Guinea, Romania, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.

 

TYPES OF CHINA VISA

  1. Tourist Visa (L):

 

  1. Business Visa (M):

 

  1. Non-Commerce Visa (F):

 

  1. Work Visa (Z):

 

  1. Study Visa (X1/X2):

 

  1. Private Visa (S1, Long Term):

 

  1. Private Visa (S2, Short Term):

 

  1. Family Visa (Q1, Long Term):

 

  1. Family Visa (Q2, Short Term):

 

  1. Crew Visa (C):


HOW TO GET CHINA VISA FOR FOREIGENRS LIVING IN VIETNAM

  1. The validity of passport must be more than 6 months;
  2. The visa application form must be signed by the applicant in person
  3. 2 passport photos in 4x6 cm size white background, must be taken within the last 3 months;
  4. Notarized true copies of Vietnam Temporary Residence Card (TRC) or Vietnam business, working or tourist visa;
  5. Notarized true copies of Work Permit or Work Permit exemption certificate

 

For short term business visa, please provide the following documents

  1. A letter of invitation and scanned copy of business registration certificate from a company in China;
  2. For business owners/ shareholders: Notorized true copies of Business Registration Certification and original Letter of business decision;
  3. For employees: Notorized true copies of Labour Contract, original Letter of business decision.

 

For tourist visa, please provide the following documents

  1. For business owners/ shareholders: Notorized true copies of Business Registration Certification
  2. For employees: Notorized true copy of Labour Contract and original leave application form
  3. A copy of hotel booking;
  4. A copy of return air-ticket

 

In case of applicants are under 18 years old, they are required to accompany with adult older than or equal to the age of 18 and to add some below documents:

  1. If accompanying with parents: the copies of birth certificate, marriage certificate and notarized true copy of family record book.
  2. If accompanying with father or mother: submit other’s written authorization, local authority‘s confirmation, attach the notarized copies of family record book and marriage certificate.
  3. If accompanying with others: submit written authority letter notarized by commune, polices of ward for 1 adult in group, attach the notarized copy of parents’ family record book and marriage certificate.

 


WHERE TO APPLY FOR CHINA VISA IN VIETNAM

There are 2 visa centers for China visa application; foreigners staying in both Ha Noi and Ho Chi Minh City can apply for Chinese visa themselves

China Visa Center in Ho Chi Minh City

 

China Visa Center In Ha Noi

 


HOW LONG TO GET THE CHINA VISA IN VIETNAM 

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