Chinese Embassy in Djibouti

Ambassador: Mr. Hu Bin
Address: Rue Addis-Abeba, Lotissement Du Heron, Djibouti, Republic of Djibouti
Post Office Box: B. P. 2021
Tel: +253-21352247 (available between 08:00 -12:00 and 15:00 - 17:00 from Sunday to Thursday, except on holidays)

Consular Office of Chinese Embassy in Djibouti

Office Hours:
Reception: 9:00-12:00 on Tuesday, Thursday & Sunday 
Collection: 10:00 - 10:30 on Tuesday, Thursday & Sunday
00253-21250495, 08:30 - 12:00, 15:00 - 17:30 from Sunday to Thursday

Visa Application

Citizens of Djibouti holding ordinary passports need to obtain a China visa to enter China Mainland. Applicants need to fill in the visa application form first, provide supported materials based on the visa type they plan to apply for and then submit the application in person to the consular office of the Embassy.

Visa for Macao

Djibouti passport holders can apply and get a Marco Visa upon arrival (at the airport).

Visa for Hong Kong

Djibouti passport holders are exempted from Hong Kong Visa for visiting Hong Kong up to 14 days. But they are required to apply for Hong Kong visa for the purpose of work, study, training and residence.

Applicants can come to the embassy personally to submit application. They can also entrust someone else, travel agency to transact it. Appointment is not needed. Applications by mailing are not acceptable. The Chinese embassy issues it according to the response of Immigration Department of HKSAR which generally replies in four weeks.

In addition, applicants can directly apply for it in Immigration Department of HKSAR.

Visa Application Fees

Entry Djibouti Citizens Other Citizens
Single Entry FDJ 7,500 FDJ 4,800
Double Enries FDJ 11,200 FDJ 7,300
Multiple Entries within 6 Months FDJ 15,000 FDJ 9,700
Multiple Entries within 12 Months FDJ 22,500 FDJ 14,600
Group L FDJ 6,000 FDJ 3,900
 Effective from Dec. 11, 2023 to Dec. 31, 2024.

 Please contact Embassy of Djibouti in China if nationals of Djibouti are in difficulties there.

 Related China Embassies in Africa: D. R. Congo, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea
- Last updated on Feb. 26, 2024 by Gabby Li -
Questions & Answers on Chinese Embassy in Djibouti
Asked by Fathi from DJIBOUTI | Jul. 22, 2021 20:35Reply
Hi manager
I am student at Guangzhou. southern medical university. now I am my home country Djibouti and the Visa expired and made new passport so I want to go China. to continue with my study. am preparing Master degree doctor. kindly I have a friend Chinese who is going to China, wanna follow with him. can u renewal my Visa please? what kind of documents will u ask me to prepare?
Answers (2)
Answered by Barbara from US | Jul. 26, 2021 20:32

I'm afraid currently you cannot renew your visa. Please confirm this with the Chinese embassy in your country.
Answered by Fathi | Jul. 26, 2021 21:23

Our embassy is working, in here Djibouti. is it possible to enter China after get my new Visa?
why not intl students allow to back China others are easy to enter and we are stressful our future and waste our time. Is it fair?
Asked by Mohammed Yahya from REPUBLIC OF YEMEN | Feb. 27, 2021 09:32Reply
I want to Re-request the residence visa China
Dear sir:

I’m from Yemen.

I want to Re-request the residence visa China from embassy China in Djibouti?

What documents should I prepare?

I’m waiting for your answer .

And thank you so much for cooperation with me.

Best thanks
Mohammed Yahya
From republic of Yemen
Answers (3)
Answered by Irena | Mar. 08, 2021 00:55

Dear, may I know what is your travel purpose to China?
Answered by Mohammed | Mar. 09, 2021 06:09

Dear sir :

I have to travel to China because I have work in China and resident China expired last year because was can not go to China because all airlines stopped going to China and China government inform our foreigners don’t come to China and now the government China inform foreigners can come to China and Re -request the residence visa China from embassy in any different countries this A decision for some nationalities from different countries of the world
Answered by Irena | Mar. 14, 2021 20:52

You can try to apply for a work visa at the Chinese embassy in Djibouti by submitting your passport, application form, photo, work permit, and a PU letter from China.
Asked by Mokhat from YEMEN | Sep. 01, 2020 09:48Reply
The Embassy is open?
I need Visa to visit China, I am from Yemen.
Answers (1)
Answered by Maria | Sep. 03, 2020 02:12

As far as I know, the embassy is open, but if you visit for tourism purpose, you still can't get the visa.
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