visa is a permit issued to a foreigner by the Chinese visa authorities
for entry into, exit from or transit through the Chinese territory.
The Chinese visa authorities may issue a diplomatic, courtesy,
service or ordinary visa to a foreigner according to his identity,
purpose of visit to China and passport type.
We specialize in
looking after the issues and complications of business (M) and
working visas (Z) as well as associated permits for both expatriates
and Chinese nationals. If you are a businessman or a company
with foreign workers, we are here to help and ease the problems
and reduce time in applying for visas and work permits.
The ordinary visa
consists of eight sub-categories, which are marked with Chinese
phonetic letters (D, Z, X, M, L, G, C, J-1 and J-2 respectively).
Visa D - For permanent
residence in China.
Visa Z - Issued to those who come to work in China and to their
accompanying family members.
Visa X - For study who want to study in China, or practice as
interns for more than 6 months.
Visa M - To visit, teach, do business, or for cultural, scientific
or technological exchanges for less than 6 months.
Visa L - For travel, visiting friends and relatives or to deal
with some private matters. A group visa can be obtained if more
than 9 people come together for travel.
Visa G - For stopover's in China.
Visa C - For crews of airplanes, trains and ships who are on
regular visits to China. Their accompanying family members are
issued with the same type of visa.
Visa J-1 - For foreign resident journalists in China
Visa J-2 - For foreign journalists who come to China to gather
Visas for Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao Residents
are required to obtain an Exit/Entry Permit called 'Tai Bao
Zheng' in order to enter into mainland China. The application
for a Tai Bao Zheng is processed in Hong Kong but can also be
processed through a travel agency in Taiwan. If applicants are
initiating from overseas, they may apply for this permit at
Chinese Consulates/Embassies or they may be required to apply
for a Travel Certificate depending how long they have lived
outside of Taiwan. The Tai Bao Zheng must be endorsed with a
single entry visa for entering into mainland China. After entry
and the processing of the work permit, the Tai Bao Zheng is
endorsed with a residence permit and multiple entry visa.
- Hong Kong
Hong Kong residents
are required to obtain a special Home Return Certificate which
allows entry without a prior visa. Work and Resident Permits
are required under certain circumstances and in certain locations
For more information
and help in expatriate affairs services please contact
us at +0086-10-64632568 or
send us an email.