Chinese Visas

The Embassy of China requires that all individuals between the ages of 14 – 70 applying for a Chinese visa in the United Kingdom to provide biometric data as part of the visa application process.  

Please read the following information carefully and follow the instructions for requirements, any discrepancies in the information/documents required to process your application will experience delay and possible rejection by the Chinese Consulate.  Should you require any assistance at any stage of the preparation of the visa application, please call 020 7397 3342 or email info@direct-visas.co.uk

Please note that the following information is for UK passport holders, The Chinese Consulate do have different requirements for other nationals.  Please call or email for the extra requirements, where applicable.

Visa Requirements

 Tourist Visa

  • Application form Click Here
  • Passport Size Photo (must be uploaded to the application form)
  • Passport
  • Proof of Travel Arrangements (flight confirmation showing outbound and return flights)
  • Proof of Accommodation (hotel confirmation showing applicant’s full name)
  • Copy of previous Chinese visa (if applicable)

Applicants applying for Double entry must show hotel & flight confirmation showing both sets of entry and exit dates

Business Visa

  • Application form Click Here
  • Passport Size Photo (must be uploaded to the application form)
  • Passport
  • Letter of Invitation
  • Copy of previous Chinese visa (if applicable)

Invitation Letter: A letter of invitation from the company to be visited in China.  A copy is acceptable.  Please contact us regarding the details that need in the Invite

Processing Time & Fee:

Express Service (3 working days):

24 Month Multi Entry: £198.00 + Handling fee 

Normal Service (4 working days):

24 Month Multi Entry: £171.00 + Handling fee