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China Embassy in Japan

 Visa Application Form of PRC

Ambassador: Mr. Cheng Yonghua
Address: 3-4-33 Moto-Azabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Tel: +81-03-34033388, 34033380
Email: info@china-embassy.or.jp
Office Hours: 09:00 - 12:00, 14:00 - 18:00, Monday-Friday

Consular Office of Chinese Embassy in Japan

Tel: +81-03-03-57856868 (24 hours)
Office Hours: 09:00 - 12:00, Monday-Friday (except public holidays)
Transportation: If you take subway, please get off at Roppongi station. It will be 10 minutes' walk from subway station to the embassy by Asahi Street. 


Notice on Chinese Visa Application Service Center (CVASC)

From October 27, 2016, CVASC in Tokyo, Nagoya and Osaka mainly serve applicants with ordinary passports who plan to visit mainland China. Postal service for application is provided there. Online appointment is optional, but the applicant is advised to make an appointment to save time at the application center.

However, for those who hold Diplomatic, Service or Official passports, or who want to apply for Hong Kong/Macau visa/entry permit, they should go to the embassy like before to submit the application directly.

Besides, the CVASC also provides document authentication at a certain cost.


Basic Information of the CVASC in Tokyo

Address: 8th floor, Prime Place, Kamiya Rd, Minato District, Toranomon 4-1-17, Tokyo
Call: 81-(0)3-6430-2066 
Fax: 81-3-6432-0550  
Email: tokyocenter@visaforchina.org
Office Hours: Monday - Friday (except public holidays)
Application time: 09:00 - 15:00
Collection and Payment: 09:00 - 16:00

Notice: If the applicant wants to use the express or rush service, the application should be submitted to the CVASV before 11:30am.


Visa Exemption

1. Japanese diplomatic, service or official passport holders are exempt from a visa to Mainland China for not more than 30 days.  
2. Japanese citizens who hold ordinary passports are exempt from Chinese visa if they enter for sightseeing, business, visiting relatives or friends and stay for not over 15 days. 
3. Japan passport holders are exempt from visa if they go to Hong Kong or Macau for a stay of not exceeding 90 days.

Consular Districts of the Embassy/Consulate

Consulate General Consular Jurisdiction
The Embassy in Japan  Tokyo, Kanagawa, Chiba, Saitama, Nagano, Yamanashi, Shizuoka, Gunma, Tochigi, Ibaragi
The Consulate General in Fukuoka Fukuoka, Yamaguchi, Saga, Oita, Kumamoto, Kagoshima, Miyazaki, Okinawa
The Consulate General in Nagasaki Nagasaki Prefecture
The Consulate General in Nagoya Aichi, Gifu, Fukui, Toyama, Ishikawa, Mie
The Consulate General in Osaka Osaka-fu, Kyoto-fu, Hyogo, Nara, Shiga, Wakayama, Ehime, Kochi, Tokushima, Kagawa, Hiroshima, Shimane, Okayama, Tottori
The Consulate General in Sapporo Hokkaido, Aomori, Akita, Iwate
The Consulate General in Niigata Niigata, Fukushima, Yamagata, Miyagi

Fees (in Japanese Yen)


Types Regular Express Rush
3-month Single Entry 8,000 14,000 17,000
6-month Double Entry 10,000 16,000 19,000
6-month Multi-Entry 11,000 17,000 20,000
12-month Multi-Entry 15,000 21,000 24,000
US citizens
Types Regular Express Rush
Single / Double / Multiple Entries 20,000 26,000 29,000

Types Regular Express Rush
Single / Double / Multiple Entries 15,000 21,000 24,000
Types Regular Express Rush
Single / Double / Multiple Entries 6,000 12,000 15,000

Types Regular Express Rush
3-month Single Entry 13,000 19,000 22,000
6-month Double Entry 13,000 19,000 22,000
6-month Multi-Entry 20,000 26,000 29,000
12-month Multi-Entry 20,000 26,000 29,000

Citizens of Other Countries

Types Regular Express Rush
3-month Single Entry 9,000 15,000 18,000
6-month Double Entry 11,000 17,000 20,000
6-month Multi-Entry 13,000 19,000 22,000
12-month Multi-Entry 17,000 23,000 26,000

1. The regular processing time is 4 working days; express service takes 3 working days; rush service takes 2 working days.
2. This CVASC accepts cash, Debit Card, Credit Card and company cheque.

 Please contact Embassy of Japan in China if Japaneses have troubles there.

 Related Chinese Embassies in Asia: Amman, JordanAstana, KazakhstanKuwait, Kyrghyzstan

- Last modified on May. 06, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on China Embassy in Japan
Asked by john smith from UNITED STATES | Jun. 17, 2019 17:10Reply
Location for Applying Visa
Hi there,
I saw there are two addresses above 3-4-33 Moto-Azabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo (embassy) and
8th floor, Prime Place, Kamiya Rd, Minato District, Toranomon 4-1-17, Tokyo (CVASC)
Where should I go for applying VISA? Thank you.
Answers (1)
Answered by Kira from USA | Jun. 17, 2019 20:00

You should go to CVASC to apply.
Asked by Othman from SAUDI ARABIA | Jun. 10, 2019 01:25Reply
Visa application for non Japanese
I am a Saudi citizen visiting Japan and I would like to visit China for tourism. Can I apply from tokyo?
Answers (1)
Answered by Sivan from USA | Jun. 10, 2019 23:45

Othman, you can apply at CVASC in Tokyo.
Asked by Izly from JAPAN | Jun. 09, 2019 04:14Reply
Apply for for a chinese visa
Hello iam srilankan staying in japan with the permanent residence visa. I want to visit to china for a business trip around 2 weeks and what should i do. Thank you
Answers (1)
Answered by Greta from USA | Jun. 10, 2019 20:35

Hi, you should prepare valid passport, application form and recent photo, residence permit in Japan, and invitation letter, and then submit the application to CVASC in Japan.
Asked by Deurudana from BANGLADESH | Jun. 04, 2019 06:21Reply
New and old passport
Hello i am bangladeshi national. My visa is on my old passport and still valid. But since i dont have 6 months or more validity i applied for a new passport. Can i still use my visa if i carry both the passports?
Answers (1)
Answered by Monica from USA | Jun. 04, 2019 20:32

Dear, you can use your visa with both passports.
Asked by Lovely from JAPAN | Jun. 01, 2019 16:42Reply
I work in japan and i need to Go to China for business trip, i hold philippine passport. What to do?
What requirements do i need to prepare?
Can i apply online?
Answers (1)
Answered by Martin from USA | Jun. 03, 2019 01:02

Hi, you need to prepare your passport, application form and recent photo, work permit in Japan, and invitation letter. Plus, you can't apply online.
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