Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Antigua and Barbuda
Visa Application Form of PRC
Ambassador: Mr. Ren Gongping
Address: Chinese Embassy, McKinnons Way, St. John’s, Antigua and Barbuda
Mailing Address: P.O.Box 1446, Saint John's, Antigua, W. I.
Economic & Commercial Counselor's Office of Chinese Embassy in Antigua and Barbuda
Mailing Address: P.O.Box 1355, Paradise View, St. John's, Antigua, W. I.
1. Regular Fee per Person
|Visa Types||Antigua and Barbuda Citizens||American Citizens||Citizens of Other Countries|
|Single-Entry||USD 20||USD 140||USD 30|
|Double-Entry||USD 30||USD 140||USD 45|
|Multi-Entry with 6-month Validity||USD 40||USD 140||USD 60|
|Multi-Entry with 12-month Validity||USD 60||USD 140||USD 90|
2. Expedited Service Fee per Person
The regular processing time is 4 working days. For urgent cases, the expedited service is available. Moreover, additional fees will be paid as following:
|Extreme Urgent||USD 30|
People: The population of this island country is 71,600 with the majority of descendants of Black Africans. They are open-minded, polite and lead a simple life. On weekends and holidays, many citizens go to church to make prayers.
Language: English is the official language and the universal tongue.
Geography: Located to the north of Caribbean Lesser Antilles Islands, this country is comprised of Antigua, Barbuda and uninhabited Redonda Islands. Antigua (Main Island) is an island of volcanoes. There are volcanic hills with the average altitude of 300 meters in its southwest districts, low limestone hills in its northeast, and a narrow and long plain in the middle. Trees sparsely spread over the island and no rivers can be found here. The coastline around is zigzag, making lots of harbors and capes. Barbuda, a coral island, lies about 40 kilometers to the north of the main island. Here the terrain is flat, forests are thick and wild animals are numerous. It has about 1,300 inhabitants.
Custom: Owing to tropical climate, residents are in summer wear all the year around. On important occasions, they wear business suit. People like to eat pungent food with curry, drink rum made by them. Their favorite food is beef, mutton, pork, chicken, fish and potatoes.
History: In 1493, Columbus reached here on the second voyage, using Antigua Church in Seville, Spain to name it. It successively was invaded by Spain and France from 1520 to 1629. In 1632, Britain took possession of it and mongered blacks from Africa to plant tobaccos and sugarcanes. According to the Breda Treaty, it was formally become the colony of Britain in 1667. It gained a seat in Commonwealth in 1967; however, the powers of diplomacy and national defense were still possessed by U.K. It declared independent on November 1, 1981 and established a constitutional monarchy.
Please contact Embassy of Antigua and Barbuda in China if this country's citizens are in problems there.
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