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China Embassy in Armenia

 Visa Application Form of PRC 

Ambassador: Mr. Tian Erlong
Address: No.12, Marshal Bagramian Street, Yerevan, Armenia
Tel: +374-10-560067 (Duty Office)
Fax: +374-10-545761
Email: chinaemb_am@mfa.gov.cn
Office hours: 09:00-17:00, Monday-Friday (holidays excepted)

Consular Office of Chinese Embassy in Armenia

Tel: +37410-560663
Office hours: 10:00-12:00, Monday & Thursday (holidays excepted)

Other Sections of the Embassy
Defense Attaché Office Tel: +374-10-581386
Political Office Tel: +374-10-587656
Economic & Commercial Counselor's Office Tel: +374-10-655022


Visa Exemption Policy

Armenian citizens, staying in China for no more than 90 days per 180 days, are exempt from visa. But this policy is only available for Armenians who come to China for travelling, visiting relatives and more. For those who stay for more than 90 days every 180 days or engage in work, study, settlement, news reporting and other activities, visa is required.

Visa Fees

Regular Fee per Person

Types Armenian Citizens Citizens of Other Countries
Single-Entry USD 140 USD 30
Double-Entry USD 140 N/A
Multi-Entry with 6-month validity USD 140 N/A
Multi-Entry with 12-month validity USD 140 N/A
Group Visa USD 120 N/A
Hong Kong Visa USD 30 USD 30
Note: If you apply for Tourist L type, besides the valid passport and one properly completed Application Form, you also need offer the valid Invitation Letter from a Travel Agency that is authorized by Chinese government.

Expedited Service Fee per Person

Normally, it can be picked up on the seventh day counted from the date of submission. If you need the expedited service, you can collect it on the third day or fifth day, even on the second day.
2 working days processing USD 30
3-5 working days processing USD 20
USD 10 for group application)
USD 40 for citizens of other countries
Note: If you apply for "2 working days processing service", you are required to provide the certificate issued by authorities concerned and Air Ticket.

Announcement from the National Police Office of Armenia: aliens in Armenia should apply for the extension of the visa at the local police station 2 days before the expiration; foreigners with residence permit should apply for the extension of the residence permit 30 days prior of the expiration. Otherwise, a sum of 50-100 times of the minimum wages there would be fined, that is to say, an amount of 500 AMD will be paid for one's overstay per day. Furthermore, transgressors will be forbidden to re-enter the country within one year.

 Please contact Embassy of Armenia in China if Armenians have troubles there.

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- Last modified on Jan. 11, 2021 -
Questions & Answers on China Embassy in Armenia
Asked by Anna from ARMENIA | Jan. 06, 2021 02:07Reply
Legalization of documents
Hello, is there any way to legalize Diploma and no-criminal record Certificate online? Thanks in advance.
Answers (1)
Answered by Sally | Jan. 11, 2021 00:47

As far as I know, you cannot do it online, but I'm not sure whether there are some adjustments in response to the pandemic situation.
Asked by Francis Agyeman Prempeh from ARMENIA | Jan. 04, 2021 01:13Reply
Please can you help me or recommend any agency that can help me to get a teaching job in China?
I am currently living in Armenia Yerevan.
Answers (1)
Answered by John | Jan. 10, 2021 22:22

Sorry, I don't know any agencies that can help you to get a teaching job in China.
Asked by FRANCIS AGYEMAN PREMPEH from ARMENIA | Dec. 31, 2020 19:57Reply
Can I apply for teaching job in China currently and get the PU or TE invitation letter?
What is PU and TE invitation letter?
Answers (1)
Answered by Kathie | Jan. 04, 2021 00:09

You can have a try. The PU and TE invitation letter are issued by Chinese government to those who are invitated by authorized units.
Asked by Francis Agyeman Prempeh from ARMENIA | Dec. 27, 2020 11:36Reply
I am a Ghanaian living in Armenia, can I apply for work visa to work in China.
Answers (1)
Answered by Helen | Dec. 31, 2020 00:25

If you have a PU or TE invitation letter, then you can apply for a work visa.
Asked by Lilit from ARMENIA | Dec. 06, 2020 23:49Reply
Hi, please kindly provide information how to apply for a visa to work in China.Are the borders open?
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Answered by Alice | Dec. 10, 2020 19:12

Dear, currently, only those who can get a PU or TE invitation letter from China stating they need to work in China urgently can get the work visa. If you can get this letter, you can apply for a work visa at the Chinese embassy in Armenia.
Answered by Lilit | Dec. 10, 2020 23:33

Hi, thank you for the information! Also, I was required for my TEFL certificate (e-copy) to be authenticated by the Chinese embassy, who can I refer to this question?
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