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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 Sep. 10, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on China Embassy in Japan
Asked by Kishore from INDIA | Oct. 19, 2019 05:33Reply
Tourist visa for Indian citizen in Japan
I am an Indian(holding Indian passport) living in Japan(holding Japan Residence Card), can I get visa free entry or visa on arrival just for 2-3 day visit to mainland China?
Asked by Nang Shang from BURMA | Oct. 18, 2019 11:17Reply
Tourist visa for Myanmar citizen in Japan
I am a Myanmar living in Japan with a Japanese husband, having Myanmar ordinary passport and a Japan resident card valid for 1 year.
I would like to visit China for sightseeing with my husband, do I need to apply for visa? what kind of documents do I need to prepare for the application?
Asked by Jenifer Come from PHILIPPINES | Oct. 16, 2019 21:46Reply
Im a filipino passport holder
My visiting relative visa will end on november 24. I want to visit china hopefully right after my stay here in japan. What shall i need to do?
Answers (1)
Answered by Ross from USA | Oct. 17, 2019 20:07

If you don't have an ARC in Japan, I'm afraid you can't get a visa for China from there.
Asked by Ashoo from IRAN | Oct. 13, 2019 07:06Reply
round trip Visa
I have Iranian nationality and going to travel to UK through a chinese airline which will have stop at Guangzhou. since each stop is more than 30 hrs I would like to visit the city on the way to UK and going back from there. for that do I need to get a double entry tourist visa from general council of China?
Answers (2)
Answered by Helen from USA | Oct. 13, 2019 18:54

Yes, you need to a get a double-entry transit visa for this trip.
Answered by Ashoo from IRAN | Oct. 15, 2019 01:31

Thank you very much. Since I have 6 months UK visa and I might go to UK through China more than twice in 6 months. Can I get 6 months multiple China Visa then??
Asked by Su Yin Tun from MYANMAR | Oct. 11, 2019 20:03Reply
Visa necessary for a Myanmar citizen to transit in china
I am a Myanmar. I have 1 year work visa in Japan. I need to transit in China when I go back to Myanmar for a while. Do I need the transit visa in China?
Answers (1)
Answered by Michelle from CANADA | Oct. 13, 2019 18:50

If you total layover in China is less than 24 hours, you don't need it.
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