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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 updated on Sep. 07, 2023 -
Questions & Answers on Chinese Embassies and Consulates
Asked by kath from PHILIPPINES | Sep. 25, 2023 04:40Reply
how to book an appointment inn chinese embassy
where can I book an appointment for Chinese embassy here in the Philippines for me to get a legal capacity to marry for my Chinese fiancé?
Answers (1)
Answered by Olivia | Sep. 26, 2023 01:13

This is the official website to make the appointment:
Asked by shreelochan from NEPAL | Sep. 23, 2023 16:24Reply
I need health declaration forms
I m going to reporting 19th asian games. I am at now Singapore Air Port. I need health declaration form to submit
Answers (1)
Answered by Emma | Sep. 25, 2023 00:51

You can find it on the following page:
Asked by OLATUNJI RONKE from NIGERIA | Sep. 23, 2023 09:57Reply
How Much Is The Visa Fee For F Visa And What Are The Required Documents
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Answered by Alice | Sep. 25, 2023 02:14

It costs 14000 Naira for a single entry per person. For F visa, you need to prepare some documents including:

An invitation letter issued by a relevant unit in China. The invitation should contain:

(1) Information on the applicant (full name, gender, date of birth, etc.)

(2) Information on the planned visit (purpose of visit, arrival and departure dates, place(s) to be visited, relations between the applicant and the inviting entity or individual, financial source for expenditures)

(3) Information on the inviting entity (name, contact telephone number, address, official stamp, signature of the legal representative)

2. Flight ticket booking

3. Hotel booking

4. Bank statement

5. Letter of Introduction from the company which applicant works for.
Asked by Dr Sairay from PAKISTAN | Sep. 21, 2023 14:58Reply
S2 visa
Hey i want to ask that do i need to apply for residence permit for s2 visa too or its duration is already mentioned on passport . Like i applied for my moms S1 visa and in a month i have to apply for residency
Answers (1)
Answered by Nick | Sep. 21, 2023 23:09

If it's an S2 visa, there is no need to change it to a residence permit and its duration of stay will be stated on the visa.
Asked by IBTISSEM FITOURI from TUNISIE | Sep. 15, 2023 10:25Reply
How solve the Appointment problem
The maximum number of people making appointment at one time is 0. Please make change.
Answers (1)
Answered by Emily | Sep. 17, 2023 20:26

It indicates the there are no vacancies and you may change a date.
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