Ambassador: Mr. Zhang Yan
Address: 50-D, Shantipath, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi, 110021
09:00-12:30, 15:00-17:30, Monday-Friday (except holidays)
Address: Gate No.3, Chinese Embassy, Nyaya Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi, 110021
Office Hours: 10:30 -11:30, Monday-Friday (except holidays)
Consular Districts of the Embassy/Consulates
|Consulate General||Consular Jurisdiction|
|The Embassy in New Delhi||Except Consular Districts of the Consulate in Mumbai & the Consulate in Kolkata.|
|The Consulate General in Mumbai||Maharashtra, Karnataka|
|The consulate General in Kolkata||Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Orissa, West Bengal|
Notice on Chinese Visa Application Service Center (CVASC)
The CVASC in New Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata have been in operation. Applications to mainland China from all ordinary passport holders should be submitted to CVASC.
The following applicants need directly submit applications to the embassy or consulates in India:
1) Diplomatic / Service (Official) Passport Holders and Important Official Delegations.
2) Application of media employees and journalists (please contact the Press Office of embassy in advance, Tel: +91-11-2688 1249, Fax: +91-11-2688 2024)
3) Applicants who need to apply for Hong Kong or Macao Visa.
4) Notarization and Authentication
5) Application of Passport, Travel Documents, Hong Kong SAR Entry Permit from Chinese
Basic Information of the CVASC
Address: 1st Floor, Commercial Tower, Le Meridian Hotel, Raisina Road, New Delhi, 110001
Tel: +91-11-4356 5225, 4300 7563
Fax: +91-11-4356 5229
Office Hours: Monday-Friday (except holidays)
Normal Cases: 09:00 - 14:00
Express Cases: 09:00-11:00 (Travel Agent or representative)
09:00-12:00 (Individual Applicants)
Payment and Passport Collection Time:
09:00 - 14:00 (Normal Cases)
15:00 - 17:00 (Expressl Cases)
Note: An applicant may submit his or her application to CVASC in person or entrust someone or a travel agent to submit on his or her behalf. Online appointment via the Centre's website for submission is required. You may be required to go to the Embassy or the Consulate General for an interview if the the Embassy or the Consulate General deems it necessary.
Main Visa Types & Requirements
|Tourist (L)||It is issued for an alien who comes to PRC for sight-seeing.|
|Business (F/M)||F is issued for an alien who comes to PRC for non-commercial business activities, such as research, lecture, science and technology exchange visits on invitation. |
M is issued to those who intend to visit for commercial and trade activities.
|Employment/Work (Z)||It is issued for applicants going to PRC for employment or work.|
|Student (X)|| |
It is issued for an alien who comes to PRC for study.
|Private Visit (S)||It is issued to family members who intend to visit the foreigners with Z or X in PRC, or to those who intend to go to PRC for other private affairs.|
|Family Reunion (Q)||It is issued to family members of Chinese citizens or foreigners with permanent residence in PRC.|
|Transit Visa (G)||It is issued for applicants going to PRC for transit to another country/region.|
|Hong Kong SAR & Macao SAR Visas||Indian citizens holding valid passports are exempt from Visa/Entry Permit to Hong Kong for less than 14 days, and Macao for less than 30 days.|
1. Regular Fee per Person
|Types||Indian Citizens||American Citizens||Citizens of Other Countries|
|Single-Entry||RS. 3,900||RS. 9,100||RS. 2,700|
|Double-Entry||RS. 5,850||RS. 9,100||RS. 4,050|
|Multi-Entry with 6-month Validity||RS. 7,800||RS. 9,100||RS. 5,400|
|Multi-Entry with 12-month Validity||RS. 11,700||RS. 9,100||RS. 8,100|
|Group Visa||RS. 2,400|
2. Extra Fee for Express Service
|Express Service (the 2nd working day collection)||RS. 1,800|
3. Application Service Fee by the Center
|Regular Service (the 4th working day collection)||RS. 621 (inclusive of Service Tax)|
|Express Service (the 2nd working day collection)||RS. 790 (inclusive of Service Tax)|
2. Application Service Fees are non-refundable.
3. CVASC does not provide urgent service for ordinary applications. it is available at the embassy in New Delhi for passport holders other than ordinary passport.
4. For Express Service (next working day collection), you will have to submit your application before 11:00, and pick it up after 15:00 the next working day.
Please contact Embassy of India in China if Indians are in difficulties there.
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