Before you apply
- You should apply well in advance and at the latest 15 days before you plan to travel. You can submit your application up to three months before your planned departure.
- We recommend that you do not buy your ticket until a visa has been granted.
- Before you can hand in the required documentation, you must register your application online. When you come to hand in your documentation, you will be asked to provide fingerprints.
- You may be asked to provide additional documentation or to come for an interview.
In order to apply for a visa from China you must either be a citizen of China or legally reside here.