About China Visa
Appointment-Based System & Processing Times:
The Chinese consulate requires all visa applicants to submit fingerprints as part of the submission process. Nanyang Visa will schedule your appointment at a convenient time for you after you have submitted, and we have approved your documents. Wait time for appointments can take up to 30 days due to limited availability. Please note that the appointment will only be arranged once Nanyang Visa receive the physical documents and passport in our office. The processing time quoted is the time taken for the visa to be received after the scheduled appointment. Take this in to consideration when requesting your China visa:
If you are aged between 14 and 70, your China visa application will not be considered complete until you have submitted fingerprints at a China Visa Application Service Centre. After we have received all the materials required in support of your visa application we will call you to schedule an appointment to submit fingerprints at a China Visa Application Service Centre. Our service includes a standard appointment which is available on a first come, first serve basis.
The applicant's actual passport. The passport must:
Have at least two blank visa pages
Be valid for six months beyond the length of your requested visa (e.g. if you are requesting a 6 month visa your passport must be valid for 12 months)
Visa Application and Photograph
Complete the enclosed China Application Form. Then send it and the rest of your documents to the Nanyang Visa office address listed on this page of this application pack. Nanyang Visa will work with the Chinese government to submit your application. After the application has been accepted we will send it to you via encrypted email for your signature.
Multiple Entry Visa Applicants
Applicants requesting a 6-month or 12-month multiple entry business visa must provide copies of their previous Chinese business visa.
Please keep in mind the following:
If the valid visa is in another valid passport, that valid original passport must be submitted to the Embassy for cancellation (travellers can only carry one valid China visa on any passport)
If the valid visa is in an expired/cancelled passport, that expired/cancelled passport must be submitted to the Embassy for cancellation and verification purposes.
If the expired visa is in an expired passport, you must provide a clear colour copy of the previous passport biodata page and China visa. A copy of the entry/exit stamp by the Chinese
Immigration must also be provided to show evidence that the visa had been utilised. If the visa was not utilised, the embassy may grant a single or double entry visa and at their discretion.
If the expired visa is in another valid passport (e.g. for dual passport holders or holders of second national passport), that valid original passport must be submitted also to the Embassy for verification purposes
The applicant's Employment Authorisation or Residency Permit must also be valid at least 1 month beyond the exit date of the intended visa. For example, to request a 12-month multiple entry visa, the applicant's pass must be valid for at least 13 months.Additionally, the applicant's passport must be valid for at least 18 months. For example, to request a 1-year multiple entry visa, the applicant's passport must be valid for at least 18 months.Please note: The 6-month and 12-month multiple entry business visas are issued at the discretion of the Chinese Embassy in Singapore.
If applicants have not utilised their previous China visa, the Chinese Embassy may not grant a multiple entry visa.