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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 Feb. 20, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on China Embassy in Japan
Asked by Nataliya from JAPAN | Feb. 18, 2019 21:49Reply
Viza to china
Hi ! Im have Ukraine passport, live in Tochigi ,
I ned viza to Shanghai for 1 week .. for world dog show ... im reserv hotel and bay ticket to China .... kan you help me whiz viza?
Answers (1)
Answered by Alexander | Feb. 20, 2019 00:16

You can apply for tourist L type from the CAVSC. First, prepare your passport and copy of its data page, the application form, a passport-style photo, residence permit, round trip air tickets and hotel reservation. Next, submit the application to CVASC.
Asked by Chathuka from SRI LANKA | Feb. 18, 2019 17:06Reply
Regarding transit hours in China
Hi... good morning I just wants to im Sri Lanka passport holder I’m traveling to Sri Lanka on China Eastern Airlines in that I have 16hrs transit time in Shanghai do I have to take visa for that ??
Answers (1)
Answered by Rupert from DENMARK | Feb. 18, 2019 19:05

You may able to get the free transit in Shanghai and no visa would be needed.
Asked by Karen from JAPAN | Feb. 17, 2019 20:58Reply
Hi,Im Karen,Filipino,me and my japanese husband will transit in Baiyun Airport for 4 hours before going to Rome,Italy.Do I need to get a visa from China?
Answers (2)
Answered by Carroll from SAN MARINO | Feb. 18, 2019 19:02

You don't need visa as you can use free transit in Guangzhou.
Answered by karen from JAPAN | Feb. 18, 2019 23:12

okay thank you!
Asked by SingNgee from MALAYSIA | Feb. 13, 2019 22:57Reply
Will my multi-entry visit still valid after I renewed my passport?
My current Chinese multi-entry visa will be valid till April 2019 but I just renewed my passport, so the entry permit in my old passport is still valid for my trip to China again in March?
Answers (1)
Answered by Mary from FRANCE | Feb. 14, 2019 17:38

It's still valid. You can travel by bringing both old and new passports.
Asked by Yuliya from UKRAINE | Feb. 07, 2019 21:31Reply
Visa for ukrainian citizen
Hello. I have a ukrainian passport and will have a 24 hour long layover in Shanghai on April 24th. Do i need to apply for a visa to go out of the airport for one day?
Answers (1)
Answered by Vera from FINLAND | Feb. 11, 2019 19:00

If you intend to leave the airport, you are advised to apply for a visa beforehand.
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