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Documents for Submission of Chinese Visa Application
2016/07/30
 

1. Basic Documents

(1) Passport with at least six months of validity and two blank visa pages

(2) Photocopy of the passport

(3) A completed Visa Application Form with one passport-size photo

(4) Photocopy of previous Chinese visa(s) if any

(5) Proof of legal stay in Nepal (for non-Nepali applicants)

(6) Previous Chinese passport (for foreign citizens of Chinese origin applying for Chinese visa for the first time)

 

2. Supporting Documents

 

C-Visa (for crew members)

(1) Recommendation letter from Nepali overseas services companies

(2) Invitation letter from shipping agencies in China or Invitation Letter of Duly Authorized Unit (set format) issued by relevant Chinese entities

(3) Photocopy of valid seaman's book

 

F-Visa (for short-term exchanges, visits or study tours)

(1) Invitation Letter of Duly Authorized Unit (set format), or

Recommendation letter from the Chinese Embassy, or

Any invitation letter from China which contains information on the applicant (name, passport number, etc.), the planned visit (purpose, arrival and departure dates, relations with the applicant, financial source for expenditures, etc.), and the inviting entity (name, address, contact number, official stamp, signature)

(2) Personal bank statement of the last three month (minimum 200,000 Nepali rupees) if invited not by the Duly Authorized Unit or the Embassy

 

G-Visa (for transit through China)

Onward air (train or ship) ticket with confirmed date and seat to destination

 

J1-Visa (for foreign journalists stationed in China for more than 180 days)

(1) Visa Notification Letter from Information Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China

(2) Official letter from the media organization for which the journalist works.

(3) Completed Physical Examination Form

*Applicants should contact the Political Office of the Chinese Embassy for the application

*Holders of J1 Visa shall, within 30 days from the date of entry, apply to the exit/entry administrations of public security organs in China for foreigners' residence permits.

 

J2-Visa (for foreign journalists going to China for short-term news coverage)

(1)Visa Notification Letter issued by authorized units in China

(2)Official letter from the media organization for which the journalist works.

*Applicants should contact the Political Office of the Chinese Embassy for the application

 

L-Visa (for going to China as a tourist)

(1) Air ticket booking (round trip)

(2) Hotel reservation in relevant cities in China

(3) Personal bank statement for the last three month (minimum 200,000 Nepali rupees)

 

M-Visa (for going to China for commercial and trade activities)

(1) Letter of invitation issued by a trade partner or trade fair in China

(2) Recommendation letter from the sending company

(3) Company registration & PAN registration

(4) Air ticket booking (round trip)

(5) Bank statement for the last three month (minimum 200,000 Nepali rupees)

 

Q1-Visa (for visiting family members of Chinese citizens or foreigners with Chinese permanent residence, intended duration of stay exceeding 180 days)

(1) Invitation letter from a Chinese citizen or foreign citizen with Chinese permanent residence permit who lives in China

(2) Photocopy of Chinese ID, or foreign passport and permanent residence permit

(3) 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.

*"Family members" refers to spouses, parents, sons, daughters, spouses of sons or daughters, brothers, sisters, grandparents, grandsons, granddaughters and parents-in-law.

*Holders of Q1 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.

 

Q2-Visa (for visiting family members of Chinese citizens or foreigners with Chinese permanent residence, intended duration of stay no more than 180 days)

(1) Invitation letter from a Chinese citizen or foreign citizen with Chinese permanent residence permit

(2) Photocopy of the inviting individual's Chinese ID or foreign passport and permanent residence permit

(3) 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.

*"Family members" refers to spouses, parents, sons, daughters, spouses of sons or daughters, brothers, sisters, grandparents, grandsons, granddaughters and parents-in-law.

 

S1-Visa (for visiting immediate family members who are foreigners working or studying in China, intended duration of stay in China exceeding 180 days)

(1) Invitation letter from the inviting individual

(2) Photocopy of the inviting individual's passport and residence permit

(3) 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

(4) Personal bank statement for the last three month (minimum 200,000 Nepali rupees)

*"immediate family members " refers to spouses, parents, sons or daughters under the age of 18, parents-in-law.

*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.

 

S2-Visa (for visiting family members of foreigners working or studying in China with intended stay in China no more than 180 days)

(1)Invitation letter from the inviting individual (a foreigner who stays or resides in China for work or studies)

(2) Photocopy of the inviting individual's passport and residence permit

(3) Photocopy of certification (marriage certificate, birth certificate or notarized certification of kinship) showing the relationship of family members between the applicant and the inviting individual

(4) Personal bank statement for the last three month (minimum 200,000 Nepali rupees)

"Family members" refers to spouses, parents, sons, daughters, spouses of sons or daughters, brothers, sisters, grandparents, grandsons, granddaughters and parents-in-law.

 

X1-Visa (for studying in China for more than 180 days)

(1) Original and photocopy of Admission Letter issued by a school or other entities in China

(2) Original and photocopy of "Visa Application for Study in China" (Form JW201 or Form JW202)

(3) Completed Physical Examination Form

*Holders of X1 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.

 

X2-Visa (for studying in China for no more than 180 days)

(1) Original and photocopy of Admission Notice issued by a school or other entities in China.

(2) Original and photocopy of "Visa Application for Study in China" (Form JW201 or Form JW202) or Invitation Letter of Duly Authorized Unit (set format)

 

Z-Visa (for working in China)

One of the following documents and a completed Physical Examination Form

(1) Foreigners Employment Permit issued by Chinese government authorities for Human Resources and Social Security, as well as Invitation Letter of Duly Authorized Entity or Confirmation Letter of Invitation issued by relevant Chinese entities

(2) Permit for Foreign Experts Working in China issued by the State Bureau of Foreign Experts as well as Invitation Letter of Duly Authorized Entity or Confirmation Letter of Invitation issued by relevant Chinese entities

(3) Registration Certificate of Resident Representative Offices of enterprises of foreign countries/regions issued by Chinese authorities of industrial and commercial administration, as well as Invitation Letter of Duly Authorized Entity or Confirmation Letter of Invitation issued by relevant Chinese entities

(4) Approval document for commercial performances issued by the Chinese government authorities for cultural affairs or Invitation Letter of Duly Authorized Entity or Confirmation Letter of Invitation issued by relevant Foreign Affairs Office of provincial governments of China

(5)Letter of Invitation to Foreigners for Offshore Petroleum Operations in China issued by China National Offshore Oil Corporation

*Holders of Z 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.

 

Special Reminder

(1) Invitation letter may be in the form of fax, photocopy or computer printout, but consular officers may require submission of the original of the invitation

(2) If necessary, consular officers may require the applicant to provide other proof documents or supplementary materials, or require an interview with the applicant.

(3) Consular officers will decide on whether or not to issue the visa and on its validity, duration of stay and number of entries in light of specific conditions of the applicant

 

 

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