Chinese Visas

Apply for Chinese Tourist Visa Support

There are single and double entry visas available. You will need a double entry Chinese Tourist Visa if you wish to exit China to visit Hong Kong before travelling back into China.

A single entry tourist visa for China is valid for 3 months, and a double entry visa valid for 6 months, both allow a maximum of 30 days stay and cannot be extended. The Tourist visa is suitable for visitors that know where, and for how long their will stay in the country.

Travel Enterance Visa iconWe offer full visa support for Chinese visas. Our Visa Consultants will prepare your documents, submit your application, collect your passport on your behalf and send it back to you with visa ready. For us to process your application on your behalf, please collect the following documents:

  1. Your passport
  2. Completed and signed Chinese visa application form
    Once we have received your form, one of our Visa Consultants will check over the form to ensure it has been filled out correctly
  3. One passport size Photograph
    The photograph should be passport-sized and recent. The photograph needs to be glued to the indicated space on the application form (top right hand corner of the form)
  4. Visa support documents
    Including return tickets and confirmed accommodation for every night of your stay in China. If you book your holiday with us the visa support documents for tourist visas will be included.
  5. Travel Insurance covering the whole period of stay

If you are satisfied that you have completed your Chinese Visa application and have enclosed all required documentation, please send this to our Visa Department by Royal Mail Special Delivery or courier at the following address and we’ll take care of the rest:

Visa Department
18 Norland Road

Requirements for Non-UK Applicants

If you are not-UK passport holder you should provide the original and a copy of your permanent residence or work permit which should be valid for at least 6 months after your return date. Otherwise, you should apply via the Chinese visa application centre in your home country or state. br /> There are three Chinese visa application centres in the UK: in London, Manchester and Edinburgh.

Chinese Tourist Visa Prices

Full visa support prices include:

  • Full email & telephone visa support
  • Chinese visa centre and Chinese embassy fees
  • Chinese visa checking service
  • Submission of your Chinese visa application to the visa centre
  • Collection of the completed Chinese visa from the visa centre by our in-house courier service
Tourist Visa Processing time Visa Fee Visa Support Fee Total Fee
Standard (4 working days) £151 £35 £190
Express (3 working days) £178 £35 £213

Postage is an additional £8.50 for delivery by 1pm Monday to Friday, or £15.00 for delivery by 9am Monday to Saturday.

Prices listed above are for British passport holders. Contact us in London on +44(0)20 7603 5045 to have a price for the passport holders of different nationalities.

*Prices are current and may change without notice. Please contact us for the most up to date prices.

Chinese Tourist Visa Processing Time

Average document turnaround is 16 days, and is dependent upon the time your documents take to be received by us, available appointments at the visa centre, and postal delivery.

Contact us by phone or email today with any queries, to book, or for excellent rates and service on add-ons to your trip.