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Visas are divided into immigrant visa, non-immigrant visa, study visa, tourist visa, work visa, business visa and family visa, so there are a lot of problems in the middle. If there is a problem in visa application, please contact us if you need. The following are the conditions for visa application: Except in the case of visa exemption according to relevant agreements and regulations, foreigners need to apply for and get a Chinese visa before entering China.
You should check that your visa is valid before you go to China. If the visa expires or the number of visits is insufficient, you should re-apply for a visa.
Types of Chinese visas
Chinese visas are divided into diplomatic visas, courtesy visas, official visas and ordinary visas.
Ordinary visas are divided into the following categories and are marked with corresponding Chinese pinyin letters:
(1) C visa shall be issued to crew members of international trains, crew members of international aircraft, crew members of ships on international voyages and their accompanying family members, and drivers of automobiles engaged in international road transport.
(2) D visa for entry for permanent residence.
(3) F visa shall be issued to persons who enter China for exchange, visit, study or other activities.
(4) G visas are issued to persons in transit from China.
(5) The J1 visa is issued to resident foreign correspondents of foreign news organizations in China. The J2 visa is issued to foreign journalists who enter the country for short periods of time.
(6) L visa, issued to inbound tourists. Group L visas can be issued for group travel.
(7) M visa, issued to persons entering the country for business and trade activities.
(8) The Q1 visa is issued to family members of Chinese citizens who apply for residence in China for family reunion, family members of foreigners with permanent residence status in China, and persons who apply for residence in China for foster care or other reasons. Q2 visas are issued to relatives of Chinese citizens living in China and relatives of foreigners with permanent residence status in China who apply for short-term visits.
(9) R visa shall be issued to high-level foreign talents needed by the State and specialized talents urgently needed by the state.
(10) The S1 visa is issued to spouses, parents, children under the age of 18, and parents of spouses of foreigners who come to settle down, work or study in China. Persons residing in China. The S2 visa is issued to family members of foreigners who apply for a short-term visit to their families and stay in China for work, study or other purposes, as well as persons who need to stay in China for other personal matters.
(11) X1 Visa, issued to applicants for long-term study in China. The X2 visa is issued to applicants for short-term study in China.
(12) Z-visa is issued to persons applying for work in China.
Chinese visa validity, number of entry and length of stay.
1. Visa validity period (" Pre-entry ") : refers to the validity period of the visa itself, that is, from the date of issuance of the visa to the expiration date of entry of the holder (Beijing time shall prevail). If there is still unused access time, the holder may enter before the expiry date (including the same day).
2 Number of entries (" Number of Entries ") : refers to the number of times a visa holder is allowed to enter China during the validity period of the visa.
Visas that have been used up or that have not been used up but have expired are considered invalid visas. If you want to go to China, you have to apply for a new visa. Holders who come to China with invalid visas will be denied entry.
3 "Duration of Each Stay" : refers to the maximum number of days a visa holder is allowed to stay in China after each entry, calculated from the date of entry. The maximum number of days a visa holder can stay in China.
Aliens who stay in China for longer than the allowed stay period and fail to go through the relevant extension procedures shall be in violation of the Law of the People's Republic of China on the Entry and Exit Administration of Aliens and the Detailed Rules for the Implementation of the Law of the People's Republic of China on the Entry and Exit Administration of Aliens and shall be punished with fines and other penalties. Therefore, if the holder needs to stay in China longer than the visa allows, he must apply to the local public security authority at or above the county level for an extension before the expiration of his stay (see the local public security authority website for specific requirements) (but it may not be approved). Chinese embassies and consulates overseas do not extend visas.
Staff members in China (with "Z" visa), students studying in China (with "X" visa), resident journalists (with "D" visa) and resident journalists (with "J-1" visa) must apply for residence at the local public security organs within 30 days from the date of entry. Resident personnel of diplomatic and consular offices must, within 30 days from the date of entry, complete residence formalities at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and local foreign affairs departments.