China Business Visa requirements
Dear Traveller ,
Please find the China visa requirements and attached visa form.
China Business visa: ( Covering letter and invite letter must read the name of the passenger as per the passport wherever the name repeats).
Also, passenger can apply for a Multiple entry visa provided that passenger should have previous travel records to China. A request for Multiple entry visa shall be made in the covering and invite letter as well)
• Original passport valid at least 6 months after stay in China with minimum 2 blank pages
• Visa application form duly completed ( must be typewritten) and signed by the applicant ( attached)
• Photo size: 48mm*33mm, width of head:15mm to 22mm, eight of head: 20mm to 33mm. Please refer to attached revised china photo specification effective from 05/12/2016
• Original covering letter from employers, highlighting passenger’s name, designation, purpose of travel, clearly showing the travelling dates ( entry and exit dates) who will bear the expenses during the stay in China and passport details, addressed to “Consulate General of China, Mumbai” (request for Multiple entry visa if required).
• Original or clear scanned copy of invitation from Chinese company, highlighting passenger’s name, designation, purpose of travel, clearly showing the travelling dates ( entry and exit dates) who will bear the expenses during the stay in China and passport details, addressed to “Consulate General of China, Mumbai” with signature, name designation and company seal (request for Multiple entry visa only if required).
Time taken: 04 working days (Normal)
02 working days: Express
Only Maharashtra and Karnataka issued passport accepted in Mumbai
Passports which are issued from other states needs to submit any two stay proofs of their residence as per the below mentioned list:
1. Lease & License Agreement
2. Last three month updated bank statement
3. Income Tax returns (Form 16)
4. Address proof in the Companies letter head (Original)
5. MTNL, BSNL bill of last month
6. Electricity bill of last month.
Visa fees: Rs.5552/- Normal Single entry
Rs.8178/- Express Single entry