Visa For China

Are you planning to go to the beautiful and dynamic country of China for work, pleasure or to study? If so, it is almost certain you will need a visa for China. If you don't have one you may be denied entry at passport control. 

So, what is a Chinese visa?  It is an official travel document/permit issued by visa authorities of the People’s Republic of China to foreigners entering, exiting or transiting through the country.


There are many types of China visa, including:

  • L (tourist visa) – for individuals travelling to the country for touring and sightseeing.
  • Group E-Visa -  a tourist visa for China issued to two or more people.
  • X (student visa) - for students travelling to China for study or fieldwork.
  • F (business visa) – for non-commercial sci-tech and culture trips.
  • M (business visa) - for business and trade visits.
  • G (transit visa) - for passengers transiting through China for a short time.
  • C (crew visa) - for arriving crew members of international planes, trains and ships.
  • J (journalist visa) – this type of Chinese visa is for journalists for short or long assignments.
  • R (talent visa) - eligible people include those with specialised skills and qualities needed by China because they are in short supply.


How do I Get My Visa to China?

The Chinese Embassy and Consulate-General in Australia does not accept visa applications submitted by ordinary passport holders. They have to come through visa application centres in Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Perth or Sydney. You can apply in person or by mail, but the process can be lengthy and time-consuming. Many applicants find it confusing and often make mistakes when filling in their forms or they submit the wrong documents. This results in frustrating delays to secure a Chinese visa. 


To help our clients easily navigate increasingly complex procedures, we offer a 100% online China visa application process. With this service, you can relax knowing that your application is correctly prepared prior to submission to the Chinese embassy. What's more, you don’t have to queue for anything.  


As an authorised Chinese visa agency, we can help you obtain your official travel documents with a timely and hassle-free service. Our website provides clear and easy-to-follow instructions and is regularly updated to reflect changing visa rules and regulations. 


Highlights of our Chinese visa service:

  • We provide tourist visas for groups of two people or more. 
  • Costs are AUD 250 per visa.
  • We DO not visit application centres because the visas we apply for come directly from the Chinese government. 
  • The application process is 100% online. All document scans/copies/photos are uploaded to our system. 
  • All documents are reviewed by our immigration experts reducing the chances of your visa being rejected.
  • Visas are sent by registered shipping.
  • We provide a fast and comprehensive service.
  • You don’t have to visit an embassy. Everything can be done from the comfort of your home.


Can You Visit China without a Visa?

Passport holders of several countries do not need a visa to enter China provided their trip doesn't last longer than specified periods. Among those countries are Armenia, Tonga, Ecuador, Serbia and the United Arab Emirates. 

You may also be exempt from a visa if you are passing through China on your way to another country. Some passengers are allowed to transit for up to 24 hours, up to 72 hours and up to 144 hours without a visa. 

Citizens from Australia quality for visa-free transit when they travel to another country via China. Passengers who don't will need to secure a China transit visa.


Making Your China Visa Application

Wave goodbye to queues and delays by applying online for your Chinese visa. It’s quick, secure and convenient. 


China Visa Application Form

If you're a big fan of long lines and love dealing with bureaucracy you can trundle along to a visa application centre or mail your application to them. Alternatively, you can do it the ridiculously easy way with  

All you have to do is fill in our brief visa application form, which will take you less than five minutes. Use the dropdown menu to select the type of visa for China you want, add the number of passengers, your approximate date of entry and your contact details. Also needed is a colour photocopy or scan of your passport and a few documents, and that's it. We will do the rest. You don’t need to send your passport to the Chinese embassy or visit any visa application centres. 


Then when we receive your visa, we'll send it to your home or business address by DHL. You also have the option to track and trace your order.

For any China visa application, you will need to submit the following documents:

  • A passport with at least six months' validity.
  • A completed visa application form.
  • A recently taken passport-sized photograph (a head and shoulders shot on a white background).
  • A letter with your travel itinerary.

Additional documents may be required depending on the type of visa and your personal situation. For example, if you live in Australia but are not an Australian citizen, you will have to provide proof of your residency status.


When Should You Apply for Your Chinese Visa?

Our visa for China need to be used within 15 days from the date of issue. You can stay in China for 30 days after entry. Therefore, it is a good idea to apply for your travel document about one or two months before your intended departure date. The very latest you should leave it is 15 days before your departure.


Quick Facts About Your China Visa

  • You don’t need to send us your original passport. A good colour scan or photo is sufficient. 
  • The maximum travel time in China is 30 days.
  • We'll review your application on the same day we receive it. If everything is in order, we'll also submit it on the same day.
  • When we send your approved visa, it will take two to three days to get to you.


China Visa Centres

Here is the inside track on how you can avoid a lengthy China visa application process, no matter where you’re located.


China has signed bilateral agreements with several foreign countries, which permits their citizens to enter without a visa. However, this does not apply to Australia. If you are based in Sydney you will need to submit your application and all necessary documents to the Consulate-General, located in Camperdown in Sydney's inner-west area. This is a time-consuming endeavour which will take you away from your regular daily activities. Fortunately, there is a simpler way for Sydneysiders. 

You can take advantage of our Visa for China Sydney service. Just provide us with your details and documents and we'll submit everything on your behalf. That means no worrying about whether you have filled in everything correctly and no queuing. The process is entirely online.



If you're based in Melbourne or nearby areas, you will have to travel to Toorak to submit your application in person to the Chinese Consulate. While this may sound simple enough, it can be a huge time drain that takes you away from your normal routine. Not only the travel but also in preparing documents and providing relevant information for a successful application. Then there's the worry that you might not have filled in everything correctly or have a passport with sufficient validity. This can cause even more delays. can take the weight off your shoulders with a Visa for Melbourne China service that is straightforward, quick and 100% online. This means you don’t have to take time off work or study or interrupt your free time to make the trek to Toorak. We will do everything for you to ensure that you get approval in time for your trip. This includes arranging all the necessary forms and documents for submission on your behalf.

Additionally, we'll keep you updated with your visa application process every step of the way. This gives you more time to get on with your life and planning your vacation, work or study trip to the country.



Before you head off to China on your forthcoming trip you will need to obtain a Chinese visa from a Chinese embassy or consulate. The Perth Chinese Consulate-General is located in East Perth, which for many people means a few hours in the car to attend an appointment. If you lead a busy life and don't have a lot of free time this can be a real drag. It might mean taking time off work or study, which is not ideal. Then there's the time you’ve got to devote to filling in forms, collecting documents and checking and double-checking that everything is in order. It's no wonder some people dread having to go through the process. 

Fortunately, there is a much simpler and speedier way to get a Visa for China Perth, and that's with our 100% online application process. We take care of all the paperwork and procedures and apply on your behalf. 



Typically, to apply for a visa for China from Perth you will need to submit everything by mail or in person at the Chinese Embassy in Yarralumla. If you decide to go to the official building, you can only do so during a three-hour window each business day morning. For anyone with a busy lifestyle, this can be difficult to schedule. Not only the waiting time for your appointment but also the time it takes to get there. For some people, this could mean writing off the whole day. 

There is another way, one that saves you a lot of time and that checks your application is correct before it's submitted. With our visa for China Canberra service, you can do everything from your computer or tablet. Just fill in the form, which only takes a few minutes, submit your requested documents and we will get on with the rest. 


Our visa application process is entirely online. This is great news for tourists, students and business travellers who don’t have a lot of time on their hands.



If you live in Brisbane or Queensland and need a visa for China, you will have to travel to Adelaide Street, Brisbane for an appointment at the Consulate-General of the People's Republic of China. This can take up a lot of your time, especially if the official building isn’t just around the corner. Before that, you'll have to get all your paperwork and documents in order, which is another drag on your time. Then you've got to navigate the application form, taking care to meet all the requirements. Failure to do so could result in your visa application being rejected.

If you're dreading applying for your travel documents, use our visa for China Brisbane service. It is 100% online so can be done from your computer or tablet at home. We will do all the heavy lifting for you, saving you time and hassle.


Benefits of Our Visa Application Process

The principal advantages of applying for your visa via are:

  • 100% online application that can be completed in under five minutes.
  • You can apply 24/7, 365 days a year, whenever is convenient for you.
  • If you’re not a whizz with formatting, we can resize your photos and documents for free.
  • Your application will be submitted free of errors. This is a massive time-saving on doing everything yourself.
  • Safe and secure online payment with a credit card or PayPal.


Get Your Visa for China from a Reputable Name You Can Trust

Applying for a visa to travel to China really doesn't have to be an arduous process. For a flat fee we can do everything for you. Remember, with the process is 100% online, so you don’t have to dash across town to a visa centre for an appointment or wait in line to be seen. Also, with our expertise, we'll go over your application with a fine-tooth comb before submitting it to make sure everything is in order. 

With the time you save, you can be getting on with working on your travel itinerary and planning all the exciting things you want to see and do in the country.  Bon voyage!

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