The express visa service takes 3 working days , we will need your documents a day before submission. For the return of documents and passports it will take an extra working day if posted, alternatively you can pick them up from or offices.
The standard visa service takes 4 working days, we will need your documents a day before submission. For the return of documents and passports it will take an extra working day if posted, alternatively you can pick them up from or offices.
How To Apply:
The Visa Application Forms, have to be completed on-line. These applications change very frequently, so it is best to get the latest forms from us.
Our Application Pack contains a Document Check list.
1. We send you on-line links to these documents.
2. You complete the application on-line.
3. Print out the application.
4. Sign it.
5. Send it to us with all your supporting documents.
6. Pay the Fee on-line (details are in the Application Pack).
A visa is an officially approved document issued by authorised bodies for the government, in accordance with the laws of the country, to foreign citizens applying to enter, leave or transit through the country. In line with international law and practice, any sovereign state is entitled to make its own decisions as to whether to allow a foreign citizen to enter or leave its borders, and to issue or refuse to issue a visa, or to revoke an issued visa according to its own laws.
Based on these laws and regulations, Embassy Consular officials may decide on the type of visa, number of entries, validity period and duration of stay, and may also refuse a visa application or revoke an issued visa.
All visa fees once paid are non-refundable irrespective of the outcome of the visa application and duration granted
WHAT TYPE OF VISA?
Commercial and Trade Visa:
Issued to those who intend to go to China for commercial and trade activities.
Tourist Visa :
("L" letter visas)
Issued to foreign citizens who plan to visit China for the purposes of Tourism
Please contact us for the latest Application Pack.
Office - 0203 598 7413
Eric - +44 (0) 7881 943324
THE FEE ?
In almost all cases the Embassy charges a fee. If we handle your application, we charge an additional fee in return for providing advice on the requirements, taking responsibility for ensuring that your documentation is correct, and sending a courier to queue up on your behalf to obtain the visa.
The fee can be paid on-line. Full details are provided in our Application Pack
INCORRECT DOCUMENTATION MAY RESULT IN YOUR VISA APPLICATION BEING REJECTED. PLEASE READ OUR TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR FURTHER CLARIFICATION.
Please be aware, the Embassy has very strict standards. To support your application you must provide any documents that prove you are settled in the UK and your intention is to return to the UK.
From the 1st January 2013, citizens of the following countries holding a valid travel document, a transit flight ticket with a confirmed departure seat and date leaving within 72 hours,who transit via Beijing (Beijing Capital International airport) or Shanghai (Shanghai Pudong International airport and Hongqiao International airport) to a third country (region) may be exempt from a transit visa, provided that their stay within the Beijing or Shanghai administrative regions does not exceed 72 hours: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Russia, United Kingdom, Ireland, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Romania, Ukraine, USA, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Australia, New Zealand, Republic of Korea, Japan, Singapore, Brunei, United Arab Emirates, and Qatar.
Family reunion, foster care, visiting relatives Visa:
Issued to those who are family members of Chinese citizens or of foreigners with Chinese permanent residence and intend to go to China for a long-term family reunion, or to those who intend to go to China for the purposes of foster care (intended duration of stay in China exceeding 180 days).
"Family members" refers to spouses, parents, sons, daughters, spouses of sons or daughters, brothers, sisters, grandparents, grandsons, granddaughters and parents-in-law.
Exchanges, visits, study tours Visa :
(“F” letter visas)
Issued to those who are invited to China for exchanges, visits, study tours and other activities.
Original passport with at least six months of remaining validity and with blank visa pages, a photocopy of the passport's data page and the photo page if it is separate.
A recently-taken colour passport photo (bare-head, full face) against a light background (size: 48mm x 33mm)
You must complete the Application Form and sign it.
Please read and sign the Declaration
If you are not applying for a visa in the country of your citizenship, you must provide the original and photocopy of your valid certificates of residence, employment or student status, or other valid certificates of legal stay provided by the relevant authorities of the country where the Visa Centre is located
If you have obtained Chinese visas before, you should provide the photocopy of the latest Chinese visa. If you apply for multiple-entry visa, you should provide the photocopy of the latest obtained multiple-entry visa.
If you have obtained Chinese visas before and apply for a Chinese visa with a renewed foreign passport that does not contain any Chinese visa, you should provide original previous passport(s)and 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).
Copy of a last 3 months bank statement showing proof of sufficient funds for your entire period whilst you are away.
A recent letter from your employer/school (on business letterhead, with contact details), stating that a leave of absence has been granted and that you will be returning to your current job.
A letter from your accountant or bank manager or
A copy of your business license and tax return.
Retired or Un-Employed.
Submit proof that you have sufficient funds i.e. proof of your retirement fund or travellers cheques to cover your expenses whilst abroad.
Confirmation of your return flights to and from the UK.
Confirmed hotel reservations issued directly from the hotel – and must have the names of all guests.
Travel Insurance Certificate showing that you are covered for the entire trip.
Ask us for a template.
A BUSINESS visa application must now have the following information in the invitation letters.
PERSONAL DETAILS OF APPLICANT:
Full Name, Gender , Date of Birth ,Passport Number.
DETAILS OF VISIT:
Purpose of Visit, Date of Arrival and Departure from China
Place of Visit, Relationship with Applicant, Financial Support during the stay in China.
DETAILS OF INVITING ORGANIZATION:
Name of Organization, Contact Number
Address, Stamp of the Organization, Signature of the Organization Representative.
CONTACT US FOR A BUSINESS LETTER TEMPLATE
QUICK DOCUMENT CHECK LIST
Please note that the list of requirements provided here is a summary only, additional documentation could be requested by the Embassy.
Passport Photo’s -
Visa Application Form -
Proof of legal status
i.e. UK Residency -
Previous Chinese Visas -
Proof of Funds -
Proof of Employment -
Proof of Travel -
Proof of Accommodation -
Travel Insurance -
Travel Itinerary -
Business Visa -
GETTING YOUR DOCUMENTS TO NEXUS VISAS
Number of Entries
Multiple entry 6 months
multiple entry 12 months