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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 Sep. 07, 2020 -
Questions & Answers on Chinese Embassies and Consulates
Asked by BRANDON BOHN from UNITED STATES | Oct. 19, 2020 01:04Reply
Im an American that went to Istanbul to cowork I am currently living In nstanbul in air bnbs
I would like to apply for my z visa in Istanbul as it is cheaper to get a flight to China from here. My employer has my pu letter but they need to know what location to put on the letter. I have emailed China visa center. They have not responded. Is it possible to apply for my z visa here in Istanbul?
Asked by RK from MALAYSIA | Oct. 18, 2020 21:00Reply
Can i get my Single Status Certificate extended from Chinese embassy?
I am an Indian working overseas in Malaysia and wish to get marriage registered in China. I have obtained my Single Status certificate with all necessary Stamps and attestation till the Chinese Consulate (final stamp) earlier in Jan 2020, however due to Covid the registration plan had to be postponed.

Anyone can help me if I can extend the validity of the Stamp Paper certificate considering the exceptional circumstances of Covid - otherwise I will have to make another trip to India to restart the whole process from scratch which is tedious process.

Can the Chinese or Indian embassy in Malaysia help here? Any suggestions are welcome. Thanks.
Asked by shaker khan from AFGHANISTAN | Oct. 17, 2020 07:59Reply
agency number
i want to apply for master's degree in china but they want agency number from me so sir what is the agency number of china embassy in Kabul.
please somebody help me i need it
Answers (1)
Answered by Judy | Oct. 18, 2020 20:21

Only the staff in the Chinese embassy know it, so you should contact the Chinese embassy directly.
Asked by C. Campbell from USA | Oct. 16, 2020 11:28Reply
From Long Beach, CA. how do I make an online appointment for visa renewal?
Answers (1)
Answered by Alice | Oct. 18, 2020 20:17

Actually you don't need to make an online appointment for visa renewal.
Asked by John c from USA | Oct. 16, 2020 08:39Reply
Family visa
Which visa is being allowed for travel to China at this time
Answers (1)
Answered by Mindy | Oct. 18, 2020 20:05

Only those having a valid residence permit are now allowed to travel to China. Besides, those have a valid Q visa, S1 visa, and Z visa can enter China.
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