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Shanghai Business Visa Application

Update Date:2020-12-3 18:39:25     Views:625

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Business Visa (F Visa) Application is issued to foreigners invited to China on a noncommercial exchange, investigation or visits for scientific-technological, education, cultural exchanges, health or sports activities. In some situations overseas businessmen with a need to travel frequently in and out of China over a longer period may be granted a 12 month multiple entry F.

Business Visa (F Visa) Application-Materials Needed
1.A valid passport as well as a copy of its information page: Your valid passport must have at least six months of remaining validity and at least one blank visa page in it.


2.Application form: One completed Visa Application Form

3.Photo: one recent photo of 2x2 square inch (black & white or color is acceptable) glued or stapled on the application form.


4.First time applicants whose former nationality was Chinese, shall write down his Chinese name in the application form and submit his original Chinese passport and the photocopy of the information page of the passport. Applicant who was formerly Chinese and has acquired a new US passport, if there is a Chinese visa in the old passport, shall submit his old US passport and the photocopy of the Chinese visa.


5.Visa Notifications Form from an authorized Chinese Unit, or invitation letters from the host company, meeting or exhibition organizers in China, or an introduction letter from applicant's US company, etc.

6. About Multiple Visa:
US citizens may apply for a Single Entry (valid for 3-6 months), Double Entry (valid for 6 months), Multiple Entry (valid for 6 months or 12 months) "F" Visa as needed;
US citizens may apply for a Multiple Entry "F" Visa valid for 24 months, if they submit documents proving that they have made an investment in China, or have established a collaboration with a Chinese company, e.g. business license, contracts, a letter of appointment, etc.; or they have been issued "F" visa at least twice times, and shall submit copies of the visas.

7.Temporary foreign visitors with a valid US visa or foreign residents with legitimate status in the US, may apply for Chinese visa to the Visa Office of the Chinese Embassy. The visa officer may ask the applicant to provide the original and photocopy of their US Green Card,Work Permit,I-20 Form, valid US Visa or other additional documents and make a decision on whether to issue the visa case by case.


Business Visa (F Visa) Application Contact Us
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