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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. 06, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on China Embassy in India
Asked by Devi from INDIA | Jun. 12, 2019 21:59Reply
Which type is conference visa
Hiii.....I have a conference in Wuhan . could you please tell me If I bring one accompanying person with me what type of visa we have to apply for? Does tourist visa works for conferences?
Answers (1)
Answered by Elieen from USA | Jun. 13, 2019 02:34

Devi, you are advised to apply for F type.
Asked by Geetha subi from INDIA | Jun. 06, 2019 08:06Reply
Online appointment information
I am from chennai, going to china by visit visa. i have prepared all the documents.Should i book online appointment to submit visa application form and other documents to CVASC in delhi?
Please help me anyone.
Answers (1)
Answered by Jenny from USA | Jun. 09, 2019 21:02

Dear, you can make an appointment online and then submit the application to CVASC in Delhi.
Asked by G hariprasad from INDIAHARIGUTHEGMAIL.COM | May. 31, 2019 02:00Reply
Can I get Taiwan Visa from China.I am going to China on tourist Visa.From there I may go to Taiwan.
If yes, in how many days can I get the Visa.
Answers (1)
Answered by Mandy from USA | Jun. 02, 2019 19:48

Hi, you can't apply Taiwan visa in mainland China, but you can apply in Hong Kong.
Asked by Ronkini from INDIA | May. 21, 2019 03:44Reply
Visa application for mainland China from Delhi having passport from Kolkata,jurisdiction
I am traveling to mainland China with my husband and 3 year old son from 11 July to 17 July 2019 on tourist visa.My husband and son's passport have been issued from Kolkata,West Bengal jurisdiction and my passport is from Delhi jurisdiction. We are living in Gurgaon,Haryana from last 10 years and have our bank account rent details from Haryana .Kindly suggest is it ok for my husband and son to apply for visa from New Delhi. I am raising this question as one of the travel agent has asked us to change our National Id card ( Aadar Card/Driving License to change the address of our permanent communication address to current communication address.Please suggest if they require to change address for aadhar card
Answers (1)
Answered by Troye from INDIA | May. 23, 2019 18:00

Hi, what the travel agency said is right, and you can do that.
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