China Visa Requirements - Documents, Eligibility & Fees

Indian passport holders who are willing to apply for a China visa can find the necessary visa information on this page. In the following, you can find China visa requirements which mainly include the visa documents and eligibility criteria. General guidelines to be followed at the time of submission of China visa documents are mentioned on the page. For further visa consultation, you can contact BTW Visa Executives.

 

Following is the general list of documents required for China visa for Indians.
  • Passport

      The submitted passport must meet the parameters given below

    • It must have minimum two blank pages for the visa stamp.
    • It must be original and genuine.
    • It must be valid for 6 months ahead of the span of stay.
    • It must not be torn, ripped, split, or damaged in any kind of way.

    One cannot cross international boundries without the passport. It is considered a criminal offense otherwise.

  • Photo

      The photographs must be provided as per the given photo specifications

    • It must cover face 70% of the frame.
    • It must have a matt finish.
    • It must be clicked on an all white background.
    • Two copies to be submitted with general photo guidelines.
    • It must be of proper size with dimensions of 35x45 mm (length - 33mm, breadth - 48mm).
    • It must be a recent photograph.
    • The expressions on the face must be neutral, there must not be any kind of smiling of frowning in the photograph.
    • Any kind of glasses must not be worn in the photograph.
    • The hair must be tied back so that the face is clearly visible.
    • The ears must be visible clearly.
    • It must not have any headgear worn apart from religious reasons.
    • It is to be taken care that your teeth do not show in the photograph.

    Recent pictures are mandatory as old pictures can cause the authorities to reject your application.

  • Old Passport

      If available, the old passport must also be provided meeting the given criteria

    • In case required one year multiple entry visa .
    • It must be original and in a good condition to access the required information.

    Without the old passport, you cannot get the visa stamp. Professional visa consultation is recommended.


This is a common list of documents. For specific purpose visa choose from following:

  • Tourist Visa
  • Business Visa
  • Study Visa
  • Work Visa
  • Visit Visa
  • For detailed information, Please go through China Visa - Definitive Guide

    Eligibility for getting China Visa:

    In order to be eligible to travel to the country on a visa, you will have to meet the following eligibility criteria.

    1. Be a genuine traveller-You must have a valid and good intention behind travelling to the country.

    2. Eligible to bear all expenses -You must possess sufficient funds to support yourself and any dependents throughout the stay.

    3. Reasons to return - You must have strong ties in your home country that will ensure that you will return after your stay.

    4. Be of good character - You must have a clean criminal track record and be of good character. You may have to provide PCC (Police Clearance Certificate) for the same.

    5. Be in good health -You must at least meet the minimum health requirements required by the authorities.

    Visa Fees for China Visa:

    Entry Purpose Stay Duration Validity Fees
    Single entry Normal L 30 days 3 months 6732.0
    Double entry Normal L 30 days 3 months 8682.0
    Multiple entry Normal L 30 days 6 months 10632.0
    Multiple entry Normal L 30 days 1 year 14532.0
    Single entry Express L 30 days 3 months 8732.0
    Double entry Express L 30 days 3 months 10682.0
    Multiple entry Express L 30 days 6 months 12632.0
    Multiple entry Express L 30 days 1 year 16532.0
    Single entry Normal M 30 days 3 months 6732.0
    Double entry Normal M 30 days 3 months 8682.0
    Multiple entry Normal M 30 days 6 months 10632.0
    Multiple entry Normal M 30 days 1 year 14532.0
    Single entry Express M 30 days 3 months 8732.0
    Double entry Express M 30 days 3 months 10682.0
    Multiple entry Express M 30 days 6 months 12632.0
    Multiple entry Express M 30 days 1 year 16532.0
    Single entry Normal X 30 days 3 months 6732.0
    Double entry Normal X 30 days 3 months 8682.0
    Multiple entry Normal X 30 days 6 months 10632.0
    Multiple entry Normal X 30 days 1 year 14532.0
    Single entry Express X 30 days 3 months 8732.0
    Double entry Express X 30 days 3 months 10682.0
    Multiple entry Express X 30 days 6 months 12632.0
    Multiple entry Express X 30 days 1 year 16532.0
    Single entry Normal X 30 days 3 months 6732.0
    Double entry Normal X 30 days 3 months 8682.0
    Multiple entry Normal X 30 days 6 months 10632.0
    Multiple entry Normal X 30 days 1 year 14532.0
    Single entry Express X 30 days 3 months 8732.0
    Double entry Express X 30 days 3 months 10682.0
    Multiple entry Express X 30 days 6 months 12632.0
    Multiple entry Express X 30 days 1 year 16532.0
    Single entry Normal C 30 days 3 months 6732.0
    Single entry Express C 30 days 3 months 8732.0
    Double entry Normal Z 90 days 3 months 8682.0
    Multiple entry Normal Z 90 days 6 months 10632.0
    Multiple entry Normal Z 90 days 1 year 14532.0
    Single entry Express Z 90 days 3 months 8732.0
    Double entry Express Z 90 days 3 months 10682.0
    Multiple entry Express Z 90 days 6 months 12632.0
    Multiple entry Express Z 90 days 1 year 16532.0
    Multiple entry Express S 90 days 1 year 16532.0
    Multiple entry Express S 90 days 6 months 12632.0
    Double entry Express S 90 days 3 months 10682.0
    Single entry Express S 90 days 3 months 8732.0
    Multiple entry Normal S 90 days 1 year 14532.0
    Multiple entry Normal S 90 days 6 months 10632.0
    Double entry Normal S 90 days 3 months 8682.0
    Single entry Normal S 90 days 3 months 6732.0
    Single entry Normal Z 90 days 3 months 6732.0

    *Important Note:

    Embassy/Consulate reserves the right to ask for additional documents or personal appearance for an interview in special cases. Submission of the above-mentioned documents does not guarantee that a visa is granted, so It's recommonded to get the professional visa consultation. Submission of incomplete documentation or refusal to appear for a special visa interview may result in the rejection of your visa application .

    Although the information on this website has been prepared with utmost care. However, regulations and requirements are subject to change.

    To know all details like process, eligibility, fees etc. Please refer China Visa for Indians

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