Original passport with at least six months of remaining validity, at least 2 blank visa pages, a photocopy of the passport's data page and the photo page if it is separate. For multiple-visa application, the remaining validity of the passport must cover the validity of visa and the duration of stay. For example, if applying for a visa with 6 months validity, multiple entries, and 30 days of each stay, the remaining validity of the passport should be at least 7 months.
One completed Visa Application Form with a recently-taken colour passport photo (bare-head, full face) against a light background (size: 48mm x 33mm) attached.
The applicant from a third country should provide valid Indian visa or valid Residence Permit in India and its copy. In case the applicant from a third country staying in India with a short-term visa, a note verbale (with details as follows: applicant's name, passport number, occupation, purpose to go to China, duration of stay in China) by the Embassy or Consulate-General of his / her own country is required.
If you are applying for a Chinese visa for the first time, you should provide the last Chinese passport held and a photocopy of its data page. If you have obtained Chinese visas before and apply for a Chinese visa with a renewed foreign passport that does not contain any Chinese visa, you should present the photocopy of the previous passport's data page and the photo page if it is separate, as well as the previous Chinese visa page (If your name on the current passport differs from that on the previous one, you must provide an official document of name change).
1) The Visa Application Form shall be signed by the applicant. In case the applicant is a person without or with limited capacity for civil conduct, the application form should be signed by his / her guardian on his / her behalf. If the form is filled out by entrusted travel / visa agent, both the applicant's signature and the stamp of the agent are required.
2) Child of Chinese descent born either in China or in India applies for a Chinese visa for the first time, the Birth Certificate with his / her parents' names on, the original certificate for renunciation of Chinese nationality and its copy, and the statement written by his / her parents or guardian are required.
Child of Chinese descent born in a third country should make his / her Chinese visa application in his / her resident country if the Birth Certificate and the certificate for renunciation of Chinese nationality cannot be submitted.
3) The applicant must be in India while making the application for a Chinese Visa. Otherwise, the applicant should take full consequences.
4) Different types of visas will be issued according to applicants' identities, purposes and activities. The applicant should not engage in activities not conform to the type of visa he / she is holding in China. Application should be made in line with the purpose of activity in China. Otherwise, the applicant should take full consequences.
5) Fraud documents or false information provided by the applicant will result in rejection of individual application and disqualification of travel / visa agency to apply for Chinese visa.
6) Ordinary passport holders are required to submit applications to the Chinese Visa Application Service Centre (CVASC) where CVASC is available.
7) The Chinese Embassy and Consulates-General do not accept applications by post.
8) The normal processing of Chinese visa takes about one to two weeks. The applicant should plan ahead. Any applicant who attempts to interfere with the office of Chinese Embassy or Consulates by using "my air ticket has been confirmed" as a pretext may likely result in the rejection of his / her visa application.
9) In case of urgent service is provided at the approval of the Chinese Embassy or the Consulates-General, the applicant should pay extra fee accordingly.
10) Applicants residing within consular district of Chinese Consulate-General in Kolkata and Mumbai are required to submit their applications to the respective Chinese Consulate-General in Kolkata and Mumbai. The consular district of the Chinese Consulate-General in Kolkata covers Bihar, Jharkhand, Orissa, Chhattisgarh and West Bengal. The consular district of the Chinese Consulate-General in Mumbai covers Maharashtra and Karnataka.
1) The invitation letter may be in the form of fax, photocopy or computer printout, but the consular officer may require the applicant to submit the original of the invitation letter.
2) If necessary, the consular officer may require the applicant to provide other documents or supplementary materials, or require an interview with the applicant.
3) The consular officer will decide on whether or not to issue the visa and on its validity, duration of stay and number of entries in light of specific conditions of the applicant.
1) Original and photocopy of the Admission Letter issued by a school or other entities in China.
2) Original and photocopy of "Visa Application for Study in China" (Form JW201 or Form JW202).
3) Personal written statement (covering letter with details as follows: place to visit, name, address and contact number of the school or entity of admission).
4) Other documents required by the Chinese Embassy or Consulate-General.
We kindly remind you that:
Holders of X1 Visa shall, within 30 days from the date of their entry, apply to the exit/entry administrations of public security organs under local people's governments at or above the county level in the proposed places of residence for foreigners' residence permits.
You pay all the fees on the day of collection.
- Visa fees charged on behalf of the Chinese Embassy/Consulate-General.
- Service fees charged by the Visa Centre.
Payment methods: This Visa Centre accepts Cash and Demand Draft.
Schedule of Fees (Unit: Rs)
|Fee category||Amount R$|
|US Citizen||Third Country
|Visa Fees||Single Entry
|Visa Fees||Double Entries||5850||9100||4050|
|Multiple entries/1 year||11700||9100||8100|
|Extra fee for next working day collection||1800|
|Application Service Fees||Regular Service(4 working days)||621 (Inclusive of Service Tax)|
|Express Service（next working day collection）||790 (Inclusive of Service Tax)|
1. Visa Fees are collected on behalf of the Chinese Embassy.
2. Application Service Fees are charged by the Centre and they are non-refundable.
3. The total amount of the fees to be paid by an applicant = visa fees + application service fees in cash.
4. For Express Service (next working day collection), you will have to submit your application before 11 AM, and pick up your visa after 3 PM the next working day afternoon.
Due to the fact that China and some countries have bilateral arrangements covering visa fees, the amount generated by the system prevails in case of any difference between the amount of visa fee generated by the system and that listed in the Schedule of Fees.
Address: 2nd Floor Southern Park,D-2, Saket District Center, Behind IFFCO Sadan, New Delhi 110017
Office Hours: Monday-Friday
Normal Cases: 9 AM to 2 PM
9AM to 11AM (Travel Agent or representative)
9AM to 12AM (Individual Applicants)
Payment and Passport Collection:
( For next working day Express Service, you will have to submit your application before 11 AM, and pick up your visa after 3 PM next working day afternoon)
The Centre is closed on Saturdays and Sundays.
Tel No.: 91-11-41095601 / 41095602
Fax No.: 91-11-41095603
Address: 1st Floor, Express Towers,Nariman Point,Mumbai - 400 021.
Monday-Friday，Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays.
Submission of applications: 9:00 to 14:00.
Payment and collection: 14:00 to 17:00.
Address: BIPI Building Omega,Ground Floor, Bengal Intelligent Park, Block EP&GP,Sector V, Bidhan Nagar, Kolkata
Office Hours: Monday-Friday
Normal Service: 9：00 to 14：00
Express Service: 9：00 to 11：00
Payment and Passport Collection: 9 : 00 - 17 : 00
( For Express Service, you will have to submit your application before 11:00)
The Centre is closed on Saturdays and Sundays.
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