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China Embassy in UAE

 UAE nationals with ordinary passports can enter or transit in China without a visa if staying less than 30 days from the date of entry.

 Visa Application Form of PRC 

Ambassador: Mr. Chang Hua
Address: Plot No.26, Sector No. W-22, Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.
Mailing Address: P. O. Box 2741, Abu Dhabi, U.A.E
Tel: +971-2-4434276
Fax: +971-2-4436835, 4435440
Email: chinaemb_ae@mfa.gov.cn
Website: http://ae.china-embassy.org/eng/ 
Office Hours of Embassy:
09:00 - 13:00, Sunday - Thursday (except Chinese Holidays) 
Office Hours of Consular Department:
09:00 - 12:00, Sunday-Thursday (except Chinese Holidays)
Time for Application: 09:00 -12:00
Time for Collection: 10:00 - 12:00

The Map of Chinese Embassy in the United Arab Emirates

Address: Plot No.26, Sector No.W-22, Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates

Important Notices for Application

1. The Chinese Embassy only accepts applications of the U.A.E. nationals and foreign citizens who reside in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain. U.A.E. Citizens and foreign citizens reside in the rest areas should submit applications to the Consulate General in Dubai.
2. The embassy doesn't accept applications by mailing. Applicants can go there by himself/herself, or entrust an authorized agency or their company or organizations to submit application.

Fees (in Dirhams) for Application

Chinese Embassy in Abu Dhabi usually needs four working days to issue the visa. The rush service of same day is not available, but express service of 2 or 3 working days is available.

The fees are adjusted constantly on a reciprocity basis. Citizens from some countries are even free of the fees/visa according to the signed Mutual Agreement. 

Since May 20, 2013, Chinese Embassy in Abu Dhabi has simplified visa payment methods by using POS machines. Once applications are accepted, applicants will get a Pick-Up Form which shows the date of collection. Then on the scheduled date, applicants should come to the consular office to pay the fees by credit card (Master cards and Visa cards only) before collection. Please note that cash is not accepted from then on.

Types U.A.E. Citizens U.S.A. Citizens Others
Single-Entry 150 520 100
Double-Entry 225 520 165
Multiple-Entry Valid for Six Months 300 520 220
Multiple-Entry Valid for 1 or 2 Years 450 520 330
Accompanying Child Free Free 110
Hong Kong Visa Free Free 110
Express Service 90 90 90



China Consulate in Dubai

Consul General: Ms. Li Lingbing
Address: Villa No. 14, Street 7a, Community 357, Umm Al Sheif Road, Safa 2 Area, Dubai
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 9348, Dubai
Tel: +971-4-3944733
Fax: +971-4-3952207
Email: chinaconsul_db_ae@mfa.gov.cn
Website: http://dubai.chineseconsulate.org/eng/

Consular Office

Office Hours: 09:00-12:00 (for application); 09:00-10:30 (for collection), Sunday-Thursday (except holidays) 
Consular Districts: Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al Quwain, Ras Al Khaimah, Fujairah 

Change of Method of Payment

From June 1, 2011, China Consulate in Dubai has not accepted cash for payment. Applicants can pay for fee by UnionPay, Visa/MasterCard, JCB or Diners Card.

The Map of the Consulate in Dubai

Address: Villa No. 14, Street 8, Community 357, Umm Al Sheif Road, Safa 2 Area, Dubai

 Please contact Embassy of U.A.E. in China if citizens of U.A.E.are in troubles there.

 Recommended Tours:
China Tour from Abu Dhabi UAE
China Tour from Dubai UAE

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- Last modified on Mar. 18, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on China Embassy in UAE
Asked by Kinglsey from GHANA | Jun. 02, 2019 05:26Reply
Can i apply for chinese student visa from dubai
I am a Ghanaian who is currently on tour in dubai. I have an admission from chinese university. Can i apply for student visa in UAE??
Answers (1)
Answered by Maria from USA | Jun. 03, 2019 01:13

Yes, you can.
Asked by Riyaz Attari from INDIA | May. 22, 2019 18:11Reply
Can a 13 year old boy get a tourist visa, without his parent as accompany
My 13 year old son studies in India. Through his school he would be traveling to Beijing to participate in a competition. There is an anticipated delay in receiving an invitation letter from the organizer.

In that case, can a 13 year old get a tourist visa so that he can join his school group while traveling from India to Beijing.
Answers (1)
Answered by Kira from USA | May. 26, 2019 18:26

Yes, he can apply.
Asked by stanic MARIJANA from SERBIA | Mar. 17, 2019 01:40Reply
visa Serbian passport
I need your answer, I have a Serbian passport valid until 08.2020. and EMIRATES ID expires 07.2019 i am living in UAE, I want to travel to China as a tourist for 5 days, end of 05.2019. Can I travel without a problems?
Answers (1)
Answered by Tracy from DENMARK | Mar. 18, 2019 01:13

I think you would be fine. You can contact the China embassy to confirm that.
Asked by Daniel from UAE | Dec. 30, 2018 00:44Reply
Hi! I have been invited to China on a business trip from a company.
I am a British citizen and am currently in the UAE visiting family, I don’t want to have to go back to England just for the Chinese visa, can I apply here in UAE and go to China from here? How would I do that?
Answers (1)
Answered by Simmons from THAILAND | Jan. 01, 2019 19:59

It's possible for you to apply from the Chinese embassy in there if you meet all requirements. You can have a try.
Asked by Arif Hussain from PAKISTAN | Nov. 10, 2018 12:11Reply
Hi before Pakistan passport without charge free visa now same no visa fees
Answers (1)
Answered by Enzo from RUSSIA | Nov. 11, 2018 22:22

If you apply from the Chinese embassy in UAE, you may need to pay 135 dirhams for that. Just for reference.
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