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 Visa Application Form of PRC 

Ambassador: Mr. Sun Weidong
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, 24677525
Fax: +91-11-26111105
Office Hours: 9:30-12:00 & 15:30-17:00, 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 (M) M is issued to those who intend to visit for commercial and trade activities.
Noncommercial Visit (F) 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.
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 Jan. 11, 2021 -
Questions & Answers on China Embassy in India
Asked by BHATIA from CHINA | Mar. 02, 2021 09:13Reply
Answers (1)
Answered by Fiona | Mar. 08, 2021 00:51

Yes, they charge for this. If you are an Indian citizen, the fee is Rs 1,600 for each document.
Asked by Arti from INDIA | Feb. 27, 2021 02:16Reply
Do china embassy is in India accepting passport for visas
I want to go back to China and visa got expire I want to know do Chinese embassy is taking passports for visa
Answers (1)
Answered by Sharon | Mar. 08, 2021 00:49

Currently, they are not accepting visa applications.
Asked by BHATIA from CHINA | Feb. 09, 2021 10:25Reply
Answers (1)
Answered by Victor | Feb. 17, 2021 23:46

No, you need to do this at the Chinese visa center in Mumbai, Kolkatta or Delhi according to the region you reside.
Asked by GAURAV SAIN from INDIA | Jan. 06, 2021 04:40Reply
HELLO,Is the Chinese Embassy in New Delhi accepting visa applications and providing visas to people
Answers (3)
Answered by Cherry | Jan. 11, 2021 00:54

Sorry, it isn't.
Answered by kalan | Feb. 23, 2021 14:27

Hi, i would like to know that do the Chinese Embassy issue work permit in India since February for citizens of other country
Answered by Cherry | Feb. 24, 2021 18:59

The work permit should be obtained through your Chinese employer in China.
Asked by Romila from INDIA | Nov. 08, 2020 23:59Reply
Is the Chinese embassy accepting applications for Z category employment visa with work permit?
I need to travel for work. When my employers send me the work permit can I apply for Z visa with the Chinese embassy in New Delhi ?
Answers (1)
Answered by Nelly | Nov. 12, 2020 23:40

Dear, at present, I'm afraid you can't apply for the work visa, because China has temporarily stopped Indians to enter because of the rising Covid19 cases.
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