For Canadian passport
holders: Original valid passport
(must be valid at least for 6 months
from departure date& min. 2 blank pages) along with the ORIGINAL old passport if the issue date of the current passport is later than 2014-01-01. Note: The issue date of current passport must not be later than expiry date of old passport.
applicants: Valid passport and
Permanent resident permit/work
permit/study permit must be submitted in
be paper work/study permit, sticker not
accepted, issued outside of Canada) along with the ORIGINAL old passport if the issue date of the current passport is later than 2014-01-01. Note: The issue date of current passport must not be later than expiry date of old passport.
One recent taken color
passport photo against
background (48mm*33mm, taken within 6
months); Photo facility is available
on-site for $10 (Vancouver & Markham).
Photos from photo booth or home-shot
photos are not acceptable.
China visa application form.
2-page supplementary visa
application if applicable.
Supplementary form applies when a)
applying for work visa/study visa. b)
Someone traveling with you shares the
same passport with you c). Non-Canadian
Invitation letter from a
Chinese organization or a permanent
resident in China. The letter must be
signed and may be emailed as an
Canadian passport holders residing in
China on a permanent basis may also
provide invitation letters along with
photocopies of: front page of Canadian
passport and document confirming status
in China (work permit, residence permit,
etc.). You may use this generic
China visa invitation letter
as general guideline.
Round-trip air ticket booking
and hotel reservation.
The hotel reservation means written
confirmation carrying the name of the
applicant from a hotel in China. Itinerary
offered by a travel agent will not serve as
a hotel reservation unless marked paid.
company can be accepted, make sure has tour
company info, clients name, showing paid,
also listing at least 1 hotel information)
Child of Chinese
origin applying for the first time:
provide birth certificate (long form)
and either his or her parents� Canadian
passports or Chinese passport and
permanent resident cards that he/ she
held when the child was born.
Kong/Taiwan citizens: when applying
for Chinese visas with renewed foreign
passport for the first time should also
provide the original Chinese passport,
or expired foreign passport with China
visa in it, or Hong Kong ID or birth
certificate. If the applicant has
immigrated to Canada for more than 20
years, original landed document or
citizenship card will apply. Should the
applicant�s name shown in the above
documents are not identical, please
provide official certificates of name
Multiple entry visa
requests are accepted when:
a) Applicants who have direct
relatives (must be Chinese citizens)
residing in China
is non-Chinese BUT married to Chinese
national must provide marriage certificate)
b) Applicants who have
purchased real estate under their name in
China. The original and a copy of deed must
c) Applicants taking an ocean
cruise with multiple stops in Mainland
China. Cruise itinerary must be submitted.
d) Applicants who have
collected more than two entries into China
within one year. An invitation letter and a
copy of the previous visa are required.
(previous M visas)