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Selected Questions and Answers:

 Asked by Mr. Russ(China)
I'm Canadian and have been married to a Chinese lady got two years. We got married and we now both live here. What is the procedure for me to qualify for a long term (5 year) permament visa if I plan to stay longer here? I have now been living here for more than four years.

 Answered by Mr.Charles
It is very difficult to get a permanent visa. Please read the Regulations on Permanent Residence of Aliens on the website, then you know the regulations are so strict and rigorous.

  Asked by Ms. Lily(USA)
Hi, I'm a US passport holder. My 1 year Chinese Visa will expire soon, but I need to stay longer for another five days. I don't think I'll have time to renew it prior to my trip.
So my question here is, can I extend or renew it while in Beijing? I thank you in advance for your prompt response.

 Answered by Mrs. Lorna(USA)
Yes, you can extend the duration of your visa at the Exit & Enter Department of Beijing Public Security Bureau before it expires.

  Asked by Ms. Marja(AUSTRALIA)
I am a German passport holder with a working visa for Australia, wishing to travel soon - is it possible for me to obtain a visa from one of the consulates in Australia (or possibly new Zealand, as I may be traveling here in the next few months)?? Thanks :)

 Answered by Mr. Mac
Yes, you can apply from one Chinese consulate in Australia which is near to you because you hold Australian work visa which permits you stay in Australia for a long time. If you apply in New Zealand, you maybe can't get it because you just a temporary visitors to New Zealand. Please bear in mind that single entry tourist L is only valid for 3 months, please don't apply for it too early.

- Last modified on Nov. 08, 2020 -
Questions & Answers on Chinese Embassies and Consulates
Asked by Andrew from MALAYSIA | Dec. 01, 2020 04:09Reply
Working Visa Approval Rate with PU Letter

If I already get my PU Letter from China, how fast and what is the rate of approval for a working visa if I apply in CVASC around December?

Thank you
Asked by Alex from USA | Nov. 28, 2020 23:47Reply
Visa for US citizens
I understand that there are only 3 visa categories that one can use to enter China. I heard getting a Q2 visa at the moment is very difficult and many applications are being rejected. Are there any visas still being issued to American citizens at the moment? I am currently in the process of applying for a Z visa. I am already in the document authentication process with the Chinese Embassy.
Answers (1)
Answered by Joey | Nov. 29, 2020 23:35

Z visas and emergent business visas and humanitarian visas are still being issued to American citizens at the moment.
Asked by Andrew from MALAYSIA | Nov. 27, 2020 04:16Reply
With valid work permit(Visa), can we bring our dependents(children aged 2-4) with us into Guangzhou?
Me and my wife have been offered a teaching job in Guangzhou, China. We are working closely with our employer in Guangzhou to get all the requirements done such as police clearance, academic record authentication, wedding authentication, birth cert, etc. We have done almost all and now we are left with just to get The PU Letter from our employer, upon receiving we can start to apply for working visa in our country's consulate. Fyi, we are currently staying in Malaysia.

My question is, are our dependents allowed to travel with us into China as I had been made aware that China won't issue visa for dependents for this time being. If this is true, what options can I take to ensure my children will be able to follow me into China? Or, how long would this policy stand?

Thank you for any information in advance.

Answers (4)
Answered by Flora | Nov. 29, 2020 22:27

Dear, if you can also get a PU letter for your children, then they can apply for the dependents visas while you are applying for the working visas.
Answered by Andrew | Nov. 29, 2020 23:15

Dear Flora,

Is it a must for my children to Apply a separate PU letter for them? To my understanding when my agent applied for our PU letter in China, our children's names were put under my name. So does that mean they are automatically under me? I am confused with this.
Answered by Flora | Nov. 29, 2020 23:36

If the PU letter you got has your children's names, they can use this letter to apply for the visa.
Answered by Andrew | Nov. 30, 2020 00:30

Dear Flora,

Thank you for this info. It is very useful for me. I will follow your advice and once I get the PU letter for me and my wife(with our children's names in it), I will start to apply for all our visas in CVASC Kuala Lumpur.

How about the chances of getting it approved though? Do you think the chance is high and does the approval come from CVASC KL alone or does it also come from the authority of The Chinese(China) Government?
Asked by Gukeem from CANADA | Nov. 24, 2020 13:52Reply
Where can i find an online S2 form for China Visa application from Vancouver and where do I send it
Where can i find an online S2 form for China Visa application from Vancouver and where do I send it online or in person?
Answers (1)
Answered by Andy | Nov. 26, 2020 22:25

You can find this form on the website of the Chinese visa application service center in Canada. You need to send the application documents in person to the visa center in Vancouver.
Asked by khan Muhaiudin from AFGHANISTAN | Nov. 24, 2020 01:07Reply
i need agency number of china embassy in afghanistan for scholarship
I need Agency No. for Afghan Applicants who are applying for Chinese Governmetn Scholarship!
Hi, I live in afghanistan... I am applying for Chinese Government Scholarship for the2020 enrolment. In the Online Application form it is need an Agency No. and they are telling me to ask the Chinese Embassy for it. Please help me to find it. I am out of time. Please help!!!
Answers (1)
Answered by Cindy | Nov. 26, 2020 22:09

Dear, only the Chinese embassy knows the agency number, so you need t contact the Chinese embassy as soon as possible.
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