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Visa Application

Chinese visa is a permit issued to a foreigner by the Chinese visa authorities for entry into, exit from or transit through the Chinese territory. The Chinese visa authorities may issue a diplomatic, courtesy, service or ordinary visa to a foreigner according to his identity, purpose of visit to China and passport type.

How to Apply for Chinese Visa


  STEP 1: Select a visa category that best describes your trip to China and prepare your visa application including necessary supporting documents accordingly.

  STEP 2: Submit your application to the Visa Office of Chinese Embassy/ Consulate General based on your State of residence.

  STEP 3: Pay the visa application fee at the Visa Office and pick up your visa. (Click to check fees and payments)

Visa Category

Eligible Applicants


Foreigners who intend to go to China for exchanges, visits, study tours and other non-business activities.


Foreigners who intend to go to China as a tourist.

Other types

More information

To travel to China, you may request a tourist (L) visa by submitting travel reservation information only. [http://www.china-embassy.org/eng/visas/hrsq/#L] The applicant shall provide evidence on his financial capability of covering the traveling expenses in China, and when necessary, provide the air, train or ship tickets to the heading country/ region after leaving China. If applying for a tourist visa, a conference invitation letter will NOT be needed from FUSION 2017.

Foreigners who intend to go to China for non-conmmerical exchanges, study tours, sports, and other non-business activities may apply for F visa. For detailed information please ask embassy/consulate visa offices. Some information is available on line [http://www.china-embassy.org/eng/visas/hrsq/#F].

Attendees from other countries are required to obtain a visa to enter the People's Republic of China. No visa is required for ordinary passport holders from Singapore, Brunei and Japan to visit China for up to 15 days for business, sightseeing, visiting relatives and friends or transit.

Attendees are advised to consult the nearest Chinese diplomatic mission for details. Please visit the Chinese Embassy Official Website: www.visaforchina.org for more detailed information about the Chinese Embassy (Consulate General/Consulate/Office) close to your location. Residents in U.S. please visit: http://www.china-embassy.org/eng/visas/hrsq/.

To request a conference invitation letter, please send an email to zsduan@mail.xjtu.edu.cn with your title, full name, gender, date of birth, affiliation, address of affiliation, arrival date, departure date, paper ID, paper title, and the list of all authors of your paper.