Most foreign passport holders require a valid visa to enter China. For details of visa application, please visit official website of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China, or visit your nearest Chinese Embassies or Consulate General.
In normal situation, visa can be arranged in 5 working days, subject to arrangement by individual Chinese Consulates. However, please apply in advance in good time just in case.
If you are planning to travel to Shenzhen via Hong Kong, more than 160 nationals enjoy visa free visit to Hong Kong. For details, please visit Hong Kong Immigration Department website. Visa requirements for individual countries are listed in Part II.
If you require an invitation letter for your visa application, please fill in the form below and we will follow up on your request. We suggest you apply for a F visa for cultural exchange. Please note if you are applying for multiple entries, you will need to provide proof such as at least twice successfully applied China F visa in the last year in order to be eligible for multiple entries.