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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.

Ambassador: Mr. Ni Jian
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: +971-2-6440415
Email: chinaemb_ae@mfa.gov.cn
Website: https://www.fmprc.gov.cn/ce/ceae/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. 

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: Mr. Li Xuhang
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:
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- Last updated on Mar. 31, 2023 by Brenda Lian -
Questions & Answers on China Embassy in UAE
Asked by konei from UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Mar. 28, 2023 03:25Reply
where should I apply the visa application form PCR.
Answers (1)
Answered by Fiona | Mar. 28, 2023 19:25

You can fill in the application form here:cova.cs.mfa.gov.cn. Remember to print it out and sign it.
Asked by Fatima from AFGHANISTAN | Jul. 03, 2021 04:06Reply
I want to know about china visa when will opened so can I apply now

Answers (1)
Answered by David | Jul. 05, 2021 01:24

Dear, no one knows it now. At present, you can't get a visa for China unless you are in an urgent case.
Asked by el from UAE | May. 09, 2021 00:21Reply
would like to ask, can i apply for work visa if i didn’t work in China before?
Hello, hope you are good.
would like to ask, can i apply for work visa if i didn’t work in China before?
Now company wants to make an invitation for me,+ i have chinese vaccination.
Answers (1)
Answered by Stella | May. 10, 2021 01:44

If you have an employer in China, it's possible for you to get a Chinese work visa. Usually, your employer will provide you the needed requirement(s). Good luck!
Asked by Meline from ARMENIA | Feb. 21, 2021 07:57Reply
Travel policy to China through Abu Dhabi
Dear Sir
I'm Meline Chilingaryan a citizen of Armenia, and I'm planning to go China as I see there are direct flights I was curious to know all details about this trip.
Can I get green code in Abu Dhabi from Chinese Embassy? Do I have to stay in quarantine in Abu Dhabi and if I can take this direct flights to China from Abu Dhabi?

Thank you in advance
Best regards
Answers (1)
Answered by Kenny | Mar. 03, 2021 18:23

You need to stay in quarantine in Abu Dhabi and go through the relevant tests in order to take the flights to China. If your result is negative, you can get the green code.
Asked by Andrei from RUSSIA | Jan. 08, 2021 00:29Reply
What type of Visa is possible to apply for Russia citizen?
Hello, I'm now in China and to get Z-visa I need to leave the country first. What type of visa could be issued for me now?
Answers (1)
Answered by Nancy | Jan. 17, 2021 22:44

It depends on your stay purpose in China. If you stay for work purpose, you need to get a Z visa.
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