China Visa


Do I need a Visa?

Enjoy hassle-free door to door visa application service when you next apply for your China visa. Just prepare all your required documents and we will pick it up and send back to you when is ready.

Authorised China Visa Agent

Updated on 28 Dec 2023

Type of
Visa and document required
- Tourist Visa

Applicant needs to submit:

China Tourist Visa

Tourist Visa

    Please prepare all the following documents :

  1. Passport (Original)
  2. Complete application form online, print and sign (Original)
    Online Visa Application Form
  3. 1 Passport Photo with white background (recently taken passport photo within 6 month - size: 48mm x 33mm)
    - If you have successfully uploaded the photo online during application, we will not need the Physical Photo.
    Please note the Photo requirement for China visa application
    Please affix the photo to the application form.
  4. One color copy of the passport bio-data page.
  5. Singapore Identity (Photo-copy)
    - Singapore NRIC - front and back
    - Singapore PR with re-entry permit
    - Employment Pass, Work Permit, with SG Work Pass Status
    - Long Term Visit Pass or New Electronic LTVP (photocopy)
  6. Additional Documents for China Citzen who have obtain foreign citzenship
    - Previous China Passport or Previous China Visa

    • Additional documents for individual visa type :

      China Tourist Visa (L Visa)

    • Tourist Visa (L Visa)
      - Flight ticket
      - Hotel Voucher
      or
      - If staying with relative, documents from Relative
      • Inviter’s Chinese ID (front &back) copy or foreigner’s residence permit and passport copy
      • Invitation Letter
        Content of Invite letter as follows :
        - Invitor Information : Name, gender, date of birth, passport number
        - Details of planned visit: arrival & departure date, tourism destination
        - Expenditure arrangement borned by traveller or who?
        - Sign off by : Inviter’s name, contact number, address, inviter’s signature

      China Tourist Visa - Domestic (S2 Visa)

    • Tourist Visa (S2 Visa) - Domestic
      -Employer Passport (photocopy)
      - Passport of Child or Elderly whom will be taken care of by the domestic helper (photocopy)
      - Sponsorship Form - complete and signed
      - Flight ticket
      - Hotel Voucher
      or
      - If staying with relative, documents from Relative
      • Inviter’s Chinese ID (front &back) copy or foreigner’s residence permit and passport copy
      • Invitation Letter
        Content of Invite letter as follows :
        - Invitor Information : Name, gender, date of birth, passport number
        - Details of planned visit: arrival & departure date, tourism destination
        - Expenditure arrangement borned by traveller or who?
        - Sign off by : Inviter’s name, contact number, address, inviter’s signature

    • China Tourist Visa - Visiting Relative (Q1 Visa)

    • Visiting Relative (Q1 Visa)
      - Family member or relative of Chinese citizen(s) or foreigner(s) with permanent residence status in China

      For Family Reunion
      - Family members refers to spouses, parents, sons, daughters, spouses of sons or daughters, brothers, sisters,
      grandparents, grandsons, granddaughters and parents-in-law.
      • Chinese ID of the inviting individual or foreign passport and permanent residence permit (Photocopy)
      • Original and photocopy of certification
        - Marriage certificate, birth certificate, certification of kinship issued by Public Security Bureau or notarized certification of kinship
        showing the relationship of family members between applicant and inviting individual.
      • Invitation letter
        - Invitation letter issued by a Chinese citizen or a foreign with a Chinese permanent residence permit who lives in China.
        Content of Invite Letter as follows :
        a) Information on the applicant (full name, gender, date of birth)
        b) Information on the visit
        - Purpose of visit, intended arrival date,
        - Place(s) of intended residence, intended duration of residence
        - Relations between the applicant and the inviting individual
        - financial source for expenditures
        c) Information on the inviting individual
        - name, contact telephone number, address, official stamp
        - Signature of legal representative or the inviting individual

      For Foster Care
      • Foster entrustment notarization issued by Chinese Embassies/Consulates General in foreign countries
        or Foster Care Power of Attorney notarized and authenticated in the country of residence or in China.
      • Original and photocopy of the consignor’s passport(s),
        as well as the original and photocopy of certification (marriage certificate, birth certificate, certification of kinship issued by Public Security Bureau
        or notarized certification of kinship) showing the relationship between parents and children.
      • A letter of consent on foster care issued by the trustee living in China who has agreed to provide foster care services
        and a photocopy of the ID of the trustee.
      • A photocopy of the certificate indicating the permanent residence status abroad of the parent(s) when the child was born, provided that either or both parents of the child are Chinese citizens.

    • China Tourist Visa - Visiting Relative (Q2 Visa)

    • Visiting Relative (Q2 Visa)
      -Family member or relative of Chinese citizen(s) or foreigner(s) with permanent residence status in China
      • Photocopy of Chinese ID or foreign passport and permanent residence permit of the inviting individual.
      • Applicants are required to provide photocopy of certification
        (marriage certificate,birth certificate or notarized certificaton of kinship)
        showing the relationship of family members between the applicants and inviting parties.
      • Invitation Letter
        - An invitation letter issued by a Chinese citizen or a foreign citizen with a Chinese permanent residence permit who lives in China.
        The invitation letter should contain:
        a) Information on the applicant (full name, gender, date of birth, etc.)
        b) Information on the visit (purpose of visit, arrival and departure dates, place(s) to be visited,
        relations between the applicant and the inviting individual, financial source for expenditures)
        c) Information on the inviting individual (name, contact number, address, signature etc.)

    • China Tourist Visa - Visiting Relative (S1 Visa)

    • Visiting Relative (S1 Visa)
      - Family member of foreigner(s) staying or residence in China or person who needs to come to China for personal matters
      - Spouse, parent, child under the age of 18 or parent-in-law of foreigner(s) residing in China for work, study or other purposes who visit China for 180 days or more
      - Person who needs to reside in China for other personal matters
      Immediate family members refers to spouses, parents, sons or daughters under the age of 18, parents-in-law.
      • A photocopy of the inviting individual’s passport and residence permit
      • Original and photocopy of certification (marriage certificate, birth certificate,
        certification of kinship issued by Public Security Bureau or notarized certification of kinship) showing the relationship of immediate family members between applicants and inviting individual.
      • Invitation Letter
        An invitation letter from the inviting individual (a foreigner who stays or resides in China for work or studies) which contains:
        - Information on the applicant (full name, gender, date of birth, etc.)
        - Information on the visit (purpose of visit, arrival and departure dates, place of intended residence,
        relations between the applicant and the inviting individual, financial source for expenditures, etc.)
        - Information on the inviting individual (name, contact telephone number, address, signature, etc.)
        We kindly remind you that:
        Holders of S1 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.


Type of
Visa and document required
- Business Visa

Applicant needs to submit:

China Business Visa (M Visa)

Business Visa

    Please prepare all the following documents :

  1. Passport (Original)
  2. Complete application form online, print and sign (Original)
    Online Visa Application Form
  3. 1 Passport Photo with white background (recently taken passport photo within 6 month - size: 48mm x 33mm)
    - If you have successfully uploaded the photo online during application, we will not need the Physical Photo.
    Please note the Photo requirement for China visa application
    Please affix the photo to the application form.
  4. One color copy of the passport bio-data page.
  5. Singapore Identity (Photo-copy)
    - Singapore NRIC - front and back
    - Singapore PR with re-entry permit
    - Employment Pass, Work Permit, with SG Work Pass Status
    - Long Term Visit Pass or New Electronic LTVP (photocopy)
  6. Additional Documents for China Citzen who have obtain foreign citzenship
    - Previous China Passport or Previous China Visa

    • Commercial trade activities (M Visa)
      - Trade
      - Participation in Competition(s)
      - Other commercial activities;
      • - Invitation Letter
        Documents on the commercial activity issued by a trade partner in China,
        or trade fair invitation or other invitation letters issued by relevant entity or individual.
        The invitation letter should contain:
        - Information on the applicant (full name, gender, date of birth, etc.)
        - Information on the planned visit (purpose of visit, arrival and departure dates, place(s) to be visited, relations between the applicant and the inviting entity or individual, financial source for expenditures) - Information on the inviting entity or individual
        (name, contact telephone number, address, official stamp, signature of the legal representative or the inviting individual)

    • Exchanges, visits, study tours or other relevant activities (F Visa)
      - Academic exchanges
      - Cultural exchanges (e.g. non-profit performance)
      - Religious exchanges
      - NGO activities
      - Volunteering (90 days or less)
      - Foreign expert with pre-approved letters of invitation
      - Geographic surveying and mapping activities
      • - Invitation Letter
        The invitation letter should contain:
        - Applicant Information : full name, gender, date of birth
        - Information on the planned visit :
        Purpose of visit, arrival and departure dates, place(s) to be visited, relations between the applicant and the inviting entity or individual
        financial source for expenditures
        - Information on the inviting entity or individual
        Name, contact telephone number, address, official stamp, signature of the legal representative or the inviting individual

      For multiple entries visa application, please provide the photocopy of your recent F or M visa.

Forms

Please download the relevant forms or template for application
Fees Fees varies with nationality and number of entries required

M or F business visa
- For the first trip after Covid, applicant can apply a Single or Double Visa with 6 months visa validity.
- Multiple entries visa application is only available after at least 1 single trip.

Other Fee (if required - Express collection : add on $85
- Door-to-Door Collection : add on $10 per passport.
If collection is the same day as Appointment date, add on $10 express delivery charge

Nationality

Single

Double

Multiple
(6months)

Multiple
(12 months)

Singapore $155 $170 $200 $210
USA $370
Canada $250
Other Nationality $175 $190 $250 $300

Processing Time

  • Visa Processing Time : 5-8 Working days (including day of collection)
  • Earliest Appointment Date : Next Working Day from Document submission date
    All passports and documents must be submitted to office 1 day prior to Appointment Date.
    Processing Time :
    - Normal Service : + 4 working days from Appointment Day
    - Express Service: + 3 working days from Appointment Day
    - Passport will be ready for collection in office between 5-7pm, or delivery will be the following day after collection.

To Apply
  • Appointment Booking
    No appointment is required.
    Please complete the China Visa application online and submit all the documents to us for review
    and we will submit the application the next working day.
    We will take 5 working days for processing of visa.

  • Note :
    Biometric Requirements
    NO Biometric Required for the following applicants :
    - Single or Double entry L and M Visa applicants

    Biometric Required for the following applicants :
    (If your biometric is NOT recorded on this current passport,
    you will have to be present IN-PERSON at visa center for Biometric on Appointment Date if you apply for the following)
    - Domestic Helper (S2 applicant)
    - Multiple Entry Visa

    NOTE :
    - The biometric is valid for 5 year in the passport.
    - Subsequent visa application on the same passport will not require any in-person appearance, till you re-apply a new passport.

    Biometric Appointment Location
    Location : China Visa Center
    Address : 80 Robinson Rd, #16-01/02 02A, Singapore 068898
    We will meet the applicant at China Visa Center at 11am, please watsapp 97560887 and we will meet you at the entrance and bring you for biometric.

    Exemptions for the fingerprint requirements are granted to:
    1. Children under the age of fourteen;
    2. Seniors above the age of seventy;
    3. Persons for whom the collection of fingerprints is physically impossible;
    4. Diplomatic passport holders or applicants enjoy reciprocal arrangement

  • Submission of documents:

    Physical Document Submission
    1. Door-to-Door Collection :
      Please email us the following details for pick up.
      We will review the documents once in office and update on any missing documents.
      Payment by PayNow after we review the documents.
      Collection available on every Monday, Wednesday, Friday between 10am to 3pm
      Booking for collection at least 1 day prior to collection date.
      Please email us the following details for pick up.
      - Pick up date :
      - Visa Type : China
      - Name :
      - Address :
      - Contact No :
    2. Office Drop-Box (24/7) :
      Documents can be drop off at our Drop-off Box outside our office anytime at your convenience,
      and we will review all documents once we are in office and update on missing documents and payment.
    3. In-person Submission :
      We are in office for In-Person during office hours as listed :
      Address : 100 Jalan Sultan, #04-10 Sultan Plaza Singapore 199001 Office Opening Hours for submission :
      Monday to Friday : 11am to 6pm
      (Wednesday and Friday : till 7pm)
      Saturday : 12-4pm
      Closed on Sunday, Public Holiday

  • Return of Passport and Visa
    - Passport with visa will be ready for collection in our office on Return Date from 5pm to 7pm
    - For delivery, we will arrange delivery to you 1 day after Return Date or on a weekday following if it date falls on weekend

Special Note