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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 Apr. 23, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on China Embassy in India
Asked by U ushani from INDIA | Apr. 24, 2019 02:29Reply
Can I get visa for 5 months as Visiting scientist
I got a invitation as a visiting scientist for the duration of 5 months from East China normal University. Wat is the procedure to get visa for 5 months....
Answers (1)
Answered by Jacob from AUSTRALIA | Apr. 24, 2019 20:26

You can apply for an F type visa at the CVASC in India. The required documents include your passport, application form glued with a recently-taken photo, and an invitation letter from the university.
Asked by Divya Gautam from INDIA | Apr. 23, 2019 20:42Reply
hi, we are traveling to ottawa (canada) and we have a stopover in shanghai for 20 hrs,
Do we need a transit visa in shanghai
Answers (1)
Answered by Joe from AUSTRALIA | Apr. 24, 2019 20:50

So you are travelling from India to Ottawa with a stopover in Shanghai for 20 hrs? If this is the case, you don't need a transit visa for you are eligible for the 24-hour visa-free transit.
Asked by AJIT KUMAR SRIVASTAVA from INDIA | Apr. 20, 2019 10:39Reply
I want to know the work Visa process
One of the China Company took Interview
If I got selected to work in that company.
Then will will be the procedure and how much I have to pay for Paper process for work Visa
Please Reply to me
Answers (1)
Answered by Quennie from GERMANY | Apr. 22, 2019 20:33

Dear, if you intend to take the job in China, ask the employer to get a work permit for you. Then enclose it with your passport, visa application form, and recent photo on the form and submit all the documents to the CVASC in India. The visa may cost 5,552 rupees.
Asked by Lakshma Reddy from INDIA | Apr. 18, 2019 21:43Reply
Dependant Visa reg.
I have work-visa (Z) in China. I want to take my family to china along with me. In this regard, I would like to enquire, is it enough only if I go alone to (CVASC) along with all my family members passports, in their absence, in order to apply for dependant visa?
Answers (1)
Answered by Natasha | Apr. 18, 2019 23:12

Yes, you can do it on their behalf.
Asked by gopalakrishnan g from INDIA | Apr. 09, 2019 20:39Reply
what are the charges for L visa on privilege for 30 days?
Answers (1)
Answered by Kelly | Apr. 10, 2019 23:16

You may need to pay 3900Rs per person for it.
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