Chinese Embassy in Central Africa

Ambassador: Mr. Li Qinfeng
Address: Avenue Des Martyrs, Bangui, Republic of Central Africa
Post Box: B.P.1430
Tel: +236-21612760
Fax: +236-21613183

Consular Office of Chinese Embassy in Central Africa

Tel: 00236-21612760, 09:00 - 12:00 , 15:00 - 17:00 from Mon. to Fri. except for public holidays.
Office hours: 14:30 - 17:00 on Tuesday and Thursday except for holidays

Visa Application

All citizens of Central Africa need to get a visa before going to China.  The first step is to fill in the application form completely and truly. Then, choose the visa type based on their purpose to China and prepare all  the required documents. After, submit all the materials to the consular office of the Embassy in person. 


Visa Fees (in FCFA)

Visa Types Citizens of Central Africa Citizens of Other Countries
Single-Entry 6,000 22,500
Double-Entry  12,000 33,750
Multi-Entry 18,000 45,000
 Effective from Dec. 11, 2023 to Dec. 31, 2024.


Brief Introduction of the Republic of Central Africa

Population: 4,000,000
Area: 622,984 square kilometers
Official Language: French, Sango
Chief of State: President Francois Bozize Yangouvonda
Religion: 20% Catholic, 15% Protestants, 5% Islamists, 60% Primitive Religion
Important Festivals: Independence Day on August 13, National Day on December 1

 Climate: It is tropical savanna climate in the north part, and it is tropical forest climate in the south part. The annual average temperature is 26 degrees centigrade.

 Nationality: There are more than 60 ethnic groups in Central Africa, and they can be divided into 10 nationality areas according to the living areas, Gbaya, Banda, Bantu, Oubanguiens, Ngbandi, Manjia, Sala, Sango, Mbaka.

 Geography: Central Africa is a landlocked country in the central part of Africa continent. It is bordered by Sudan in the east, by Congo (Brazzaville) and Congo (Kinshasa) in the south, by Cameroon in the west and by Chad in the north.

 Economy: Central Africa is an agricultural country and its basic industries are very weak, so it is regarded to be one of the least developed countries in the world. However, it is rich in mineral resources, for example, diamond, iron, gold, uranium, copper, limestone, nickel. It also abounds in forests, coffee and cotton. Its forest area has reached 102,000 square kilometers, accounting for 16% of the total area. It teems with tropical precious lumbers. Diamond, coffee, cotton and lumber are the four pillar industries of the poor country.

 Please contact Embassy of Central Africa in China if Central Africans are in problems there. 

 Related China Embassies in Africa: Chad, Comoros, Republic of Congo

- Last updated on Feb. 26, 2024 by Gabby Li -
Questions & Answers on Chinese Embassy in Central Africa
Asked by Ayomide from NIGERIA | Feb. 23, 2021 06:15Reply
I am a Nigerian citizen, am a business man how can I get working visa in China
What are the details and necessary steps to take to get working visa in China
Answers (1)
Answered by Leona | Mar. 07, 2021 22:46

First, you need to get a job in China. Then ask your employer to get the work permit for you. Next, collect your passport, visa application form, recent passport style photo, and the work permit, and submit them to the Chinese visa center in Nigeria.
Asked by ALIF Ullah from BANGLADESH | Aug. 18, 2018 07:06Reply
Chinese Visa for Bangladeshi National
Dear sir
I am a Bangladeshi national holding official passport. I am working in Central African Republic as UN Peacekeeper. I want to visit China for one week. Do I need visa? If yes, then how can I get it? Thank you in advance.
Answers (1)
Answered by Joyce from UK | Aug. 20, 2018 01:54

As I know, you don't need a visa for mainland China by holding your official passport.
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