Tourist Visa (L-Visa)


Tourist and family visit visa (L-visa) is issued to a foreign citizen who comes to China for tourist purpose, family visit or other personal affairs.

N.B.  Your new Visa will now include a photograph uploaded at the time of application at Visa centre. 

Once you have completed your Application form please click on Submit and you will be able to print your form, please note that once you Submit   no modifications can be made.  Please bring the following documents with you when you visit the Visa Centre:

china tourist visa

Documents required

1.  British passport (must be valid for 6 months after your arrival back into the UK and 2 full blank pages)
2.  A printed copy of your Online Application form and signed. the signature must match the signature on your passport    photo page
3.  Flight tickets + hotel booking; OR invitation letter + copy of the inviter’s ID
    (if the inviter is a non-Chinese living in China, photocopies of his/her passport information page and valid  Chinese visa  page/valid  residence permit of living in China is required)
4.  Copy of passport  information page of the applicant.
5.  Applicant who has obtained Chinese visa before is required to provide photocopy of the most recent visa; and an applicant who applies for multiple-entry visa is  required to provide photocopy of previously obtained multiple-entry visa if obtained before.

Invitation letter should contain: information of the applicant (i.e. full name, gender, date of birth, purpose of visit, date of arriving and leaving China, place of visit, relations between the applicant and the inviter, financial support during stay in China) and information of the inviter (i.e. name, contact number, address, inviter’s signature

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Business Visas

Issued to a foreign citizen who is invited to China for research, lecture, business, exchanges, trade, fairs, or study.

Tourist Visas

Tourist and family visit visas are issued to foreign citizens for tourist purposes, family visit or other personal affairs.

Application Forms

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