For a non-Chinese citizen, a visa is required to enter China. You can apply for a visa at the Chinese Embassy/Consulate of the region in which you live. If you are not eligible for a short-term visa-free visit to HKSAR/Macao SAR, you will need to apply both Chinese visa and HKSAR/Macao SAR visa. Click here to check your eligibility.
To avoid uncertainty and to allow sufficient time for the processing of your visa application, it is highly recommended that you apply for a visa no less than one month before your intended entering date. Please visit the website of the Chinese Embassy in your country for official instructions.
You may also refer to the following useful link for frequent asked questions (FAQs) or for more information about Chinese visa application.
If you need an invitation letter to apply for a visa to China, please send the following information to Mr. Siwei Zhou: