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Visa Search   United Kingdom - China ( Business, Multiple Entry, Two Year Validity )

Please note the China Embassy is closed on the : There are no planned closings at this time.

Requirements Per Person

One fully completed and signed application form

  • Handwritten forms must be completed in block capitals and black ink only
  • The application form must be printed on separate sheets of paper 
  • All questions are mandatory
Download Visa Application Form

The applicant's actual passport. The passport must:

  • Have at least two blank visa pages
  • Be valid six months beyond entry date

One colour, passport type photograph that meets the following strict criteria: be taken within the last three months against a white background and printed on high quality photo paper; be 33mm by 48mm in size; provide the full frontal view of your head with your face centered in the middle and displaying a neutral (non-smiling) expression with ears visible. No background light or shadow over your face. You may wear neither spectacles nor headwear except for religious purposes. You may not wear any jewellery including earrings and necklaces regardless of size. You should not wear any garment identical to the photo background. Your photograph should not be affixed to your application and may not display evidence of adhesive or staples

A letter of invitation from the company to be visited in China. A copy is acceptable. This letter must:

  • Be written to the Chinese Embassy in London
  • Be printed on A4 company letterhead paper
  • Include the full name and address of the inviting company
  • Include the fax and phone number of the inviting company
  • State the applicants full name, passport number, date of birth and gender exactly as it appears on their passport
  • State the relationship between the applicant and the inviter
  • State the applicants source of financial support whilst in China
  • State the date of issue which must include the year
  • Include the date(s) of entry and exit
  • Include the length of stay and number of entries required
  • Specify the place and purpose of the visit
  • Bear the official company stamp
  • Bear the full name and signature of the representative of the inviting company which must be in Chinese with the corresponding Chinese characters
  • Be issued within the last three months
  • Not be an email

 

Invitations supplied with a company "chop" stamp must be accompanied by a copy of the Chinese Company Licence

 

Or


A letter of invitation from the Chinese Foreign Ministry. A copy is acceptable. This letter must:

  • Be printed on A4 paper
  • Be issued by a Duly Authorised Unit
  • State the date of issue which must include the year 
  • Bear the seal and signature of the inviting unit
  • State the applicants date of birth
  • Be issued within the last three months

 

 


Universal Visas can obtain an Official Government Business Invitation (Visa Notification Letter) on your behalf. Please contact our offices for more information. 

With immediate effect, the Chinese Visa Service Centre in London have advised that all invitations letters from your host in China now must state the official Chinese name of the inviter along with the Chinese signature. The Chinese name must match both in English and in Chinese characters exactly as in the passport.
 

The Embassy may request a copy of the inviter's id/passport to verify. 

Copies of previous visas issued on previous passports. This must be accompanied by a copy of the corresponding passport page information. 

Visa Information

Visa is valid for one year. Entry validity is valid for up to 30 days only.

Fees

3 Working Days Service

  • Embassy Fee:178
  • Universal Service Fee:45
  • Secure Postage:7.5

4 Working Days Service

  • Embassy Fee:151
  • Universal Service Fee:45
  • Secure Postage:7.5

How to Order

Download and Complete the Embassy Visa Application Form

Print out the order Form once your online order is completed or send us a hand written completed order form which can be found here .

Ensure all documents required for processing your application are enclosed prior to mailing; including your passport, Photos, Invitation (depending on the type of visa required) etc.

Post/ Courier all documents via secure delivery method to our address. (We recommend Royal Mail Special Delivery to our PO Box address)

Disclaimer

Please note that we are not an Embassy and are not affiliated with any government. In almost all cases embassies charge a fee for visas. If we handle your application, we also charge a fee in return for advising on the requirements, helping to prepare your application, and sending a courier to queue up on your behalf to obtain and/or collect the visa. The forms and services we provide are available from the government or official source for free or lower cost.

If you wish to apply directly to the relevant embassy, please consult their official website at http://www.chinese-embassy.org.uk/eng/visa/

Payment

Calculating Total Fees: Calculate by adding Embassy Fees (including where applicable: Embassy Express Fees), Universal Service Fees (Please add VAT on the Service Fees) and the delivery charges. Please note: The amount calculated is the expected; approximate fee, other charges maybe applicable depending on the service requested. Additionally, please be aware that the embassies fees often change overnight without prior notice please read our disclaimer.

Payment Methods: We accept all major credit cards except American Express & Diners Club cards,there will be a 3.5% card transaction fee applicable on the total final amount. Our order form has further details in payment section for card types accepted. We also accept cheques, which should be make payable to 'Universal Visa Services Ltd'. Please not, with regards to cheques, we can only return your passports/ documents onece your cheque payment has been cleared. Customer wishing faster visa processing are advised to pay by card.

Email

We can send the requirements and the application form straight to your email! Simply enter your email address below and hit the send button.

Please send your documents to our PO Box address by Royal Mail Special Delivery on the address below:

Universal Visa Services

PO Box 67508

London

EC1P 1BL

Our address for courier deliveries is :

Universal Visa Services

Unit G11 Davina House,137-149 Goswell Road

London

EC1V 7ET

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