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 Visa Application Form of PRC 

Ambassador: Mr. Le Yucheng
Address: 50-D, Shantipath, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi, 110021
Tel: +91-11-26112345
       (available between 9:00-12:30, 15:00-17:30 on working days)
Fax: +91-11-26885486
Office Hours:
09:00-12:30, 15:00-17:30, Monday-Friday (except holidays)


Consular Office of Chinese Embassy in India

Address: Gate No. 4, Chinese Embassy, Nyaya Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi, 110021
Tel: +91-11-24675259
Fax: +91-11-26111105
Office Hours: 10:30 -11:30, Monday-Friday (except holidays)

Consular Districts of the Embassy/Consulates

Consulate General Consular Jurisdiction
The Embassy in New Delhi Except Consular Districts of the Consulate in Mumbai & the Consulate in Kolkata.
The Consulate General in Mumbai Maharashtra, Karnataka
The consulate General in Kolkata Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Orissa, West Bengal

Notice on Chinese Visa Application Service Center (CVASC) 

The CVASC in New Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata have been in operation. Applications to mainland China from all ordinary passport holders should be submitted to CVASC. 

The following applicants need directly submit applications to the embassy or consulates in India:
1) Diplomatic / Service (Official) Passport Holders and Important Official Delegations.
2) Application of media employees and journalists (please contact the Press Office of embassy in advance, Tel: +91-11-2688 1249, Fax: +91-11-2688 2024)
3) Applicants who need to apply for Hong Kong or Macao Visa.
4) Notarization and Authentication
5) Application of Passport, Travel Documents, Hong Kong SAR Entry Permit from Chinese

Basic Information of the CVASC in New Delhi

Address: 2nd Floor Southern Park, D-2, Saket District Center, Behind IFFCO Sadan, New Delhi 110017
Tel: +91-11-4109 5601, 41095602
Fax: +91-11-4109 5603

Office Hours

Monday-Friday (except holidays)
Application Time:
Normal Cases: 09:00 - 14:00
Express Cases: 09:00-11:00 (Travel Agent or representative)
                        09:00-12:00 (Individual Applicants)

Payment and Passport Collection Time

Normal Cases: 09:00-14:00
Express Cases: 15:00-17:00

Note: An applicant may submit his or her application to CVASC in person or entrust someone or a travel agent to submit on his or her behalf. Online appointment via the Centre's website for submission is suggested. You may be required to go to the Embassy or the Consulate General for an interview if the the consular officer deems it necessary.

Main Visa Types & Requirements

Types Purpose
Tourist (L) It is issued for an alien who comes to PRC for sight-seeing.
Business (F/M) F is issued for an alien who comes to PRC for non-commercial business activities, such as research, lecture, science and technology exchange visits on invitation.
M is issued to those who intend to visit for commercial and trade activities.
Employment/Work (Z) It is issued for applicants going to PRC for employment or work.
Student (X)

It is issued for an alien who comes to PRC for study.

Private Visit (S) It is issued to family members who intend to visit the foreigners with Z or X in PRC, or to those who intend to go to PRC for other private affairs.
Family Reunion (Q) It is issued to family members of Chinese citizens or foreigners with permanent residence in PRC.
Transit (G) It is issued for applicants going to PRC for transit to another country/region.
Hong Kong SAR & Macao SAR Visas Indian citizens holding valid passports are exempt from Visa/Entry Permit to Hong Kong for less than 14 days, and Macao for less than 30 days.

Fees (in Rupee)


Types Regular Express
3-month Single Entry 5,552 8,178
6-month Double Entry 7,502 10,128
6-month Multi-Entry 9,452 12,078
12-month Multi-Entry 13,352 15,978

US citizens

Types Regular Express
Single / Double / Multiple Entries 10,752 13,378

Citizens of Other Countries

Types Regular Express
3-month Single Entry 4,352 6,978
6-month Double Entry 5,702 8,328
6-month Multi-Entry 7,052 9,678
12-month Multi-Entry 9,752 12,378

1. The regular processing time is 4 working days; express service takes 2 working days.
2. The CVASC accepts Cash and Demand Draft.
3. For Express Service (next working day collection), you will have to submit your application before 11:00, and pick it up after 15:00 on the next working day.

 Please contact Embassy of India in China if Indians are in difficulties there.

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- Last modified on May. 20, 2020 -
Questions & Answers on China Embassy in India
Asked by Hanumanth from INDIA | Jul. 22, 2020 04:58Reply
Ordinary Visa for China
I got special invitation letter from my company China. I am from Karnataka can I apply Visa at Delhi?
Answers (3)
Answered by Patel from INDIA | Jul. 24, 2020 10:08

Yes. Contact the nearest embassy or consulate to get detailed information. Visa application centers are closed. But, embassies are operating.
Answered by Paras from INDIA | Jul. 30, 2020 00:03

the embassy's are also closed. no one is replying and have no information when it will be open. We are having so much trouble, at least they should give some information.
Answered by Aakanksha from INDIA | Aug. 06, 2020 01:20

Any update on the application process? Is the consulate general in Mumbai open?
Asked by Susheel trimbakwade from INDIA | Jul. 20, 2020 20:08Reply
Hi there, do we know when will embassy reopen for visa and legalization of docs purpose? Thanks
Answers (2)
Answered by Rajesh from INDIA | Jul. 27, 2020 01:24

Please keep attention on the latest notice on their website. If there is any news, they will publish it on the website.
Answered by Asutosh Pattnaik from INDIA | Jul. 29, 2020 02:52

Hi Susheel,

Did you got any information on Chinese embassy resume working for legalization of documents..?
Asked by ZAINAB J from INDIA | Jul. 10, 2020 03:04Reply
when is china embassy expected to open in mumbai
respected sir /madam

life is getting difficult day by day..just wanna know when will china embassy open up for foriegners ..we need to get back to work
Answers (1)
Answered by Ellen from USA | Jul. 13, 2020 01:48

Sorry, it's not known currently.
Asked by Sandeepa from INDIA | Jul. 06, 2020 00:30Reply
About Z visa holder travelling to china
Is there any way to travel to china currently? I have valid work visa and residence permit. Is there anyway to apply for exemptions?
Answers (1)
Answered by Anita from USA | Jul. 08, 2020 23:14

Sandeepa, even though you have valid work visa and residence permit, you can't enter China due to the present ban.
Asked by Seema from INDIA | Jul. 04, 2020 02:20Reply
How can I apply for a Chinese pcc.
Answers (1)
Answered by Irene from AUSTRALIA | Jul. 08, 2020 22:54

You should contact the public security bureau in the city where you lived and apply for the PCC.
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