What’s a Chinese Visa?
Once you are admitted by the university, your school will send you the above two documents. You will need to submit the originals of these two documents along with other required documents to apply for your X visa.
All students who will apply for an X Visa need to do a physical examination before applying for visa. In most cases, you must submit the completed original physical examination record when you start to apply your X visa.
Chinese visas are classified based on your purpose for being in China, such as tourism, education, or employment. For international students who intend to study in China for longer than 6 months, an X visa is the most secure choice.
Original passport with at least six months of remaining validity and more than 2 blank visa pages. A photocopy of the passport’s data page and the photo page if it is separate are also required.
One fully completed Visa Application Form with Four recently- taken color photo (bare head, full face)against a light background attached.
All students who will apply for an X Visa need to do a physical examination before applying for visa. You must submit the completed original physical examination record when you start to apply your X visa.
If you are not applying for the visa in the country of your citizenship, you must provide the original and photocopy of your valid certificates or visa of stay, residence, employment or student status, or other valid certificates of legal staying provided by the relevant authorities of the country where you are currently staying.
If you have obtained Chinese visas before and want to apply for a Chinese visa with a renewed foreign passport that does not contain any Chinese visa, you should present the photocopy of the previous passport’s data page and the photo page if it is separate, as well as the previous Chinese visa page. (If your name on the current passport differs from that on the previous one, you must provide an official document of name change.)
- ★ The invitation letter may be in the form of fax, photocopy or computer printout, but the consular officer may require the applicant to submit the original of the invitation letter.
- ★ If necessary, the consular officer may require the applicant to provide other documents or supplementary materials, or require an interview with the applicant.
- ★ The consular officer 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.
The regular processing time is 4 working days. If you want to collect your visa earlier, the express service and rush service are available.Express Service: 2-3 working days processing; extra fee will be charged.
You need to pay the visa fees to the overseas Chinese visa authorities such as Chinese embassies, consulates and visa offices,.The fee for X is same to the fee for other types of Chinese visa.