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How to apply for a Chinese Visa in Nepal
2017/01/23
 
                                   Categories of Chinese Visa
 

 

Description

C

For foreign crew members, or motor vehicle drivers engaged in cross-border transport, or their accompanying family members

D

For those who intend to reside in China permanently

F

For short-term exchanges, visits, or study tours

G

For transit through China

J1

For resident foreign journalists stationed in China for more than 180 days

J2

For foreign journalists going to China for short-term news coverage

L

For going to China as a tourist

M

For going to China for commercial and trade activities

Q1

For visiting family members of Chinese citizens or foreigners with Chinese permanent residence. The intended duration of stay exceeds 180 days

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

Q2

For visiting relatives who are Chinese citizens residing in China or foreigners with permanent residence in China. The intended duration of stay no more than 180 days

R

For those who are high-level talents or whose skills are urgently needed in China

S1

For visiting foreigners working or studying in China to whom they are spouses, parents, sons or daughters under the age of 18 or parents-in-law. The intended stay in China exceeds 180 days

S2

For visiting family members who are foreigners working or studying in China. The intended duration of stay in China is no more than 180 days.

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

X1

For studying in China for more than 180 days

X2

For studying in China for no more than 180 days

Z

For working in China.

 

Documents for Submission of Chinese Visa Applications

 

       1. Basic Requirements

(1) Passport with at least six months of remaining validity and 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)

A letter of guarantee issued by Nepali overseas services companies, or

An invitation letter from shipping agencies in China

 

D-Visa (for residing in China permanently)

The original and photocopy of the Confirmation Form for Foreigners Permanent Residence Status issued by the Ministry of Public Security of China.

*Holders of D 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.

 

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

Invitation Letter of Duly Authorized Unit (set format), or invitation letter issued by a relevant entity or individual in China which should contain:

 (1) Information on the applicant (full name, gender, date of birth, etc.)

 (2) 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)

 (3) Information on the inviting entity or individual (name, contact telephone number, address, official stamp, signature of the legal representative or the inviting individual)

 

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 issued by the Information Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China

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

*Applicants should contact the Political Office of the Chinese Embassy in Nepal for the application. Tel: +977-1-4416485, Fax: +977-1-4414045

*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 the Information Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China or other 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 in Nepal for the application Tel: +977-1-4416485, Fax: +977-1-4414045

 

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

(1) Air ticket booking (round trip)

(2) Hotel reservation in relevant cities in China or Invitation letter issued by a relevant entity or individual in China which contain:

a) Information on the applicant (full name, gender, date of birth, etc.)

b) Information on the planned visit (arrival and departure dates, place(s) to be visited, etc.)

c) Information on the inviting entity or individual (name, contact telephone number, address, official stamp, signature of the legal representative or the inviting individual)

(3) Personal bank statement of last three month (for first-time applicants)

 

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

(1) 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 which contain:

a) Information on the applicant (full name, gender, date of birth, etc.)

b) 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)

c) Information on the inviting entity or individual (name, contact telephone number, address, official stamp, signature of the legal representative or the inviting individual)

For first-time applicants,

(2) Recommendation letter from the sending Nepali company

(3) Company registration & PAN registration

(4) Personal or company bank statement of the last three month

  

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

        (1) 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, intended arrival date, place(s) of intended residence, intended duration of residence, arrival and departure dates, relations between the applicant and the inviting entity or 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, etc.)

(2) Photocopy of Chinese ID of the inviting individual 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 relatives who are 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

 

R-Visa (for high-level talents or whose skills are urgently needed in China)

The applicant should submit relevant certification in accordance with relevent regualtions, and meet the relevant requirements of the competent authorities of the Chinese government on high-level talents and individual with special skills urgently needed by China,

 

        S1-Visa (for visiting foreigners working or studying in China to whom they are spouses, parents, sons or daughters under the age of 18 or parents-in-law, intended stay in China exceeds 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

*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 who are foreigners working or studying in China with intended stay in China no more than 180 days)

(1))An invitation letter issued by the inviting individual (a foreigner who stays or resides in China for work or studies) which contains:

            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, etc.)

            c) Information on the inviting individual (name, contact telephone number, address, signature, etc.)

       (2) A photocopy of the inviting individual's (a foreigner who stays or lives in China for work or studies) 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.

        For private affairs, documentation identifying the nature of the private affairs should be provided as required by the consular officer.

"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)

*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)

Original and photocopy of Admission Notice issued by a school or other entities in China

 

 Z-Visa (for working in China)

        One of the following documents:

        (1) Foreigners Employment Permit or Notification Letter of Foreigner's Work Permit in the People's Republic of China issued by Chinese government authorities for Human Resources and Social Security.

        (2) Permit for Foreign Experts Working in China issued by the State Bureau of Foreign Experts.

(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) An 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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