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Welcome to the China Visa Center in Vancouver

550 West Broadway, Suite 730, Vancouver, BC V5Z 0E9
TOLL-FREE: 1-866-334-0811

 
 
 

CHINA TRANSIT VISA APPLICATION


Attention: Canadians may enjoy visa-free transit when they short-transit through Beijing, Shanghai and several other airports on their way to another country. For all details you need to call China Embassy, your travel agent or the airline. Most other nationals require transit visa to be issued beforehand.

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(L) TOURIST VISA
NUMBER OF ENTRIES
(NOT VALID OF ALL VISA CATEGORIES)
PROCESSED IN:
2 Business Days
Single Entry (non-Canadian passport) Valid 3 mo., 30 days stay $99.00 (+tax $12.87)
Double Entry (non-Canadian passport) Valid 6 mo., 30 days each stay $99.00 (+tax $12.87)
US Passports (All visa types, 30 days each stay) $99.00 (+tax $12.87)
(F) BUSINESS VISA
(Z) WORK VISA
(X) STUDENT VISA
(C) CREW VISA
(G) TRANSIT VISA ->
 
 
 

Requirements:

Note:

1) People who have confirmed onward tickets and seats on international flights and directly transit through China and stay for no more than 24 hours within the airport shall not need to apply for a transit visa. 

2) Canadian passport holders transit via Shanghai within 48 hours shall not need to apply for a transit visa.


If you are in transit through China to a third country and stay at the airport for more than 24 hours or leave the airport, transit visa is required. The requirements are:

  1. 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.
     

  2. For Non-Canadian applicants: Valid passport and Permanent resident permit/work permit/study permit must be submitted in original 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.
     

  3. One recent taken color passport photo against white background (48mm*33mm, taken within 6 months); Photo facility is available on-site for a fee of $16. Photos from photo booth or home-shot photos are not acceptable.
     

  4. One completed China visa application form.
     

  5. 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 applicants
     

  6. A valid visa to and an onward air ticket on international flight to the destination country or region.
     

  7. Child of Chinese origin applying for the first time: provide birth certificate (long form) and either his or her parents´┐Ż Canadian passports or Chinese passport and permanent resident cards that he/ she held when the child was born.
     

  8. Former Chinese/Hong 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

How to apply:

In person:

In Vancouver :
550 W. Broadway
Suite 730, Vancouver
BC V5Z 0E9




 

Third Party:

You may designate your friend or family to apply for a Chinese visa on your behalf, as long as all application forms are signed and your photo has been taken and attached to the application form. Third party applications may be submitted in Vancouver.

By Courier:

Documents being sent by Courier, must be sent to the following address only:

China Visa Center

550 West Broadway
Suite 730, Vancouver
BC V5Z 0E9


Note that we do not accept UPS for return

 
   

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