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 Visa Application Form of PRC 

Ambassador: Mr. Xing Haiming
Address: 54, Hyoja-Dong, Jongno-GU, Seoul, 110033, Korea
Tel: +82-2-7381038
Office Hours: 09:00-12:00, 13:30-17:30, Monday-Friday (except holidays) 
Email: chinaemb_kr@mfa.gov.cn
 

Consular Office of Chinese Embassy in South Korea

Address: 50-7, No.2 Street, Namsan-dong, Chung-gu, Seoul
Automatic Answer Tel: +82-2-060-7045004 
Manual Tel: +82-2-7567300, 7550453, 7550456
The manual answering service is available during 09:00-12:00, 13:30-17:30, working days.

Office Hours

  Application Time:

09:00-11:30, Monday-Friday (except holidays) 
13:30-15:30, Monday-Thursday (except holidays)
Collection and Payment: 09:00-11:30, Monday-Friday (except holidays)

Consular Districts of the Embassy/Consulates

 
Embassy/Consulate General Consular Jurisdiction
Embassy of PRC in Seoul Seoul, Inchon, Taejon, Kyonggido, Kangwondo, Chungchong Puktodo, Chungchong Namdo
Consulate General of PRC in Busan (Pusan) Busan (Pusan), Taegu, Ulsan, Kyongsang Namdo, Kyongsang Puktodo
Consular Office of PRC in Gwangju (Kwangju) Cheju-do, Gwangju (Kwangju), Cholla Namdo, Cholla Puktodo

Notice on Changes of Individual Visa Application Methods

From January 24th, 2014, applicants with ROK passport or other foreign passport in ROK are required to apply for Chinese visa (visas to China's Hong Kong are not included) through Chinese Visa Application Service Center (CVASC):

CVASC in Seoul

1. (Seoul Square)
Address: 6th Floor, Seoul Square building, 416 Hangang-daero, Jung-gu, Seoul, the Republic of Korea
Tel: 1670-1888/02-6260-8888       
Fax: 02-6260-8855 
E-mail: seoulsquarecenter@visaforchina.org

2. (Namsan Square)
Address: 3rd Floor, Namsan Square, 60-1, Choongmu-ro 3ga, Joong-gu, Seoul, the Republic of Korea
Tel:02-750-7800
Fax:02-750-9696
E-mail: namsansquarecenter@visaforchina.org

Office hours
Monday - Friday (except public holidays)
 9:00 am-3:00 pm. (Submission of applications)
 9:00 am-4:00 pm. (Collection and payment)
Note: Express applications should be submitted before 11:30 a.m.

For applicants who hold diplomatic, service passport holder of ROK; ordinary passport holders with note verbal issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of ROK; members and their relatives of other countries' diplomatic missions, international institutions and international organizations to ROK; and congressman visa applicants, they can either submit application directly to the Consular Section of the Chinese Embassy or through the designated travel agencies. 
 

Fees ( in Korean Won)

Koreans

Types Regular Express Rush Postal
Single Way
Postal
Double Way
3-month Single Entry 55,000 89,000 110,000 60,000 65,000
6-month Double Entry 73,000 107,000 128,000 78,000 83,000
6-month Multi-Entry 90,000 124,000 145,000 95,000 100,000
12-month Multi-Entry 190,000 224,000 245,000 195,000 200,000

US citizens

Types Regular Express Rush Postal
Single Way
Postal
Double Way
Single / Double / Multiple Entries 190,000 224,000 245,000 195,000 200,000

Canadians

Types Regular Express Rush Postal
Single Way
Postal
Double Way
Single / Double / Multiple Entries 110,000 144,000 165,000 115,000 120,000

Serbians

Types Regular Express Rush Postal
Single Way
Postal
Double Way
Single / Double / Multiple Entries 23,000 57,000 78,000 28,000 33,000

Romanians

Types Regular Express Rush Postal
Single Way
Postal
Double Way
3-month Single Entry 105,000 139,000 160,000 110,000 115,000
6-month Double Entry 135,000 169,000 190,000 140,000 145,000
6-month Multi-Entry 190,000 224,000 245,000 195,000 200,000
12-month Multi-Entry 190,000 224,000 245,000 195,000 200,000

Bulgarians

Types Regular Express Rush Postal
Single Way
Postal
Double Way
3-month Single Entry 100,000 134,000 155,000 105,000 110,000
6-month Double Entry 140,000 174,000 195,000 145,000 150,000
6-month Multi-Entry 180,000 214,000 235,000 185,000 190,000
12-month Multi-Entry 260,000 294,000 315,000 165,000 270,000

Citizens of Other Countries

Types Regular Express Rush Postal
Single Way
Postal
Double Way
3-month Single Entry 55,000 89,000 110,000 60,000 65,000
6-month Double Entry 73,000 107,000 128,000 78,000 83,000
6-month Multi-Entry 90,000 124,000 145,000 95,000 100,000
12-month Multi-Entry 125,000 159,000 180,000 130,000 135,000

Note:
1. The regular processing time is 4 working days; express service takes 2 working days; rush service takes one working day; postal service takes 10 working days.
2. This CVASC accepts cash, debit Card, Credit Card and cheque. Travel agencies can also pay by remittance. If you apply by post, make the payment through remittance.
 

The Map of the Embassy

Address: 54, Hyoja-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, Korea


Transport:
1. Take Subway Line No.3 and get out at Exit No.3 of Gyeongbokgung Subway Station, then walk along Jahamun Tunnel about 10 minutes.
2. Take Bus No. 7022 or 7018 and get off at Hyoja-dong Stop, then walk about 1 minute.

Address of Consular Office: 50-7, No.2 Street, Namsan-dong, Chung-gu, Seoul, Korea


Transport:
Take Subway No.4 Line, exit at Exit No.3 of Myeong-dong Subway Station, then walk about 400 meters (437.4 yards) toward Namsan. The Consular Office is close to the Ticket Office of Namsan Cable Car Station.

 Please contact Embassy of South Korea in China if korean are in troubles there.

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- Last modified on Dec. 01, 2020 -
Questions & Answers on China Embassy in South Korea
Asked by Fred from SOUTH KOREA | Nov. 28, 2020 10:31Reply
Travel to China
Hi. I have a Z visa and wonder how to get a medical certificate to board a flight to China. Who should I write to for this?
Thanks.
Answers (2)
Answered by Emma | Nov. 29, 2020 19:39
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Fred, first you need to take the tests at the designated clinics, and then get the negative test reports. Then send your reports to the Embassy of China in South Korea to apply for the health code.
Answered by Fred | Dec. 01, 2020 12:24
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Thanks! Do you know if there is a special email address for this?
Asked by Tony from SOUTH KOREA | Nov. 26, 2020 19:26Reply
Chinese S1 Visa
Hi, I'm the older of Korean Alien Registration Card valid until Sep. 2022, from Jul. 2019 I'm the legal representative of a company in Shenzhen, of which my Korean wife is the GM has Z Visa, and our daughter 3 years old, with S1 Visa, from 21th Oct. 2020 they are in Shenzhen, to personally bring company documents and stamps as requested by Shenzhen immigration office, to make PU letter for me, but this service was suspended before ending their quarantine, if I don't sign personaly the Blue Book of my wife in Shenzhen, she can't received the Recidence Permit: now they have received T Visa 60 days: what can I do to go to Shenzhen? Can I applying for S1 Visa? Thank you very much for your attention.
Answers (1)
Answered by Serena | Nov. 29, 2020 22:20
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If you have got the PU letter, you can apply for an S1 visa.
Asked by Muritha Mutale from REPUBLIC OF KOREA | Nov. 12, 2020 05:56Reply
i am a US citizen visiting my daughter in Korea. Can I get a tourist visa to enter China?
Would I need to be quarantined if I visit China? Or would I be able to go and stay at my friend's home?
Answers (1)
Answered by Aaron | Nov. 15, 2020 23:21
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Sorry, you cannot get a tourist visa to enter China at present.
Asked by Ken from JAPAN | Nov. 04, 2020 23:23Reply
authentication of degree certificates for a foreigner in Korea
I cannot find the web page where I can make an appointment for the authentication in Korea.
Can I just drop by the Chinese Visa application service center in Seoul without an appointment for the authentication of the diplomas obtained from a foreign country?

I do not need the visa at this stage, and I just need to email them the authenticated diplomas. I graduated from the schools in the USA, and I need to have my diplomas to be authenticated.
Answers (1)
Answered by Chris | Nov. 08, 2020 23:31
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Ken, as your dipolas were obtained from the USA, I'm afraid the Chinese embassy or visa center in South Korea cannot do the authentication for you.
Asked by Jenny from REPUBLIC OF KOREA | Nov. 02, 2020 13:02Reply
Chinese Visa - Korean citizen in USA
Would it be possible for a Korean citizen in the states (USA) to get a Chinese visa directly?
I currently hold an F-1 visa and I have family members who are temporarily working in China. I'm also currently a college student who cannot directly visit foreign consulates so I would have to go through the application process online. Would this be possible, and if so what would the process look like?
Answers (1)
Answered by Victor | Nov. 08, 2020 22:42
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Jenny, may I know what type of visa do you want to get? If you want to apply for the family reunion visa, you should have a PU or TE invitation letter. If not, I'm afraid you can't apply for this visa.
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