Nigeria

China Embassy in Nigeria

 Visa Application Form of PRC

Ambassador: Mr. Gu Xiaojie 
Address: Plot 302-303, A.O. Central Area, Abuja, Nigeria
Tel: +234-9-4618661, 4618662 
Fax: +234-9-4618660
Email: chinaemb_ng@mfa.gov.cn
 

Consular Office of Chinese Embassy in Nigeria

Tel: +234-9-4604708
Fax: +234-9-4618660

 Note: Applicants need to fill the application form and make appointment online in advance. Then they need to bring the form with other related documents to China Visa Application Center (CVASC) at the schedule time to make appointment for interview.
 

Consular Districts of Embassy and Consulate in Lagos:

Chinese Consulate/Embassy Consular Districts
Consulate General in Lagos Lagos, Oyo, Ogun, Osun, Ekiti, Ondo, Kogi, Edo, Delta, Bayelsa, Anambra, Imo, Rivers, Enugu, Abia, Akwa Ibom, Nasarawa, Benue, Ebonyi, Cross River, Taraba
The Embassy in Abuja Abuja, Kwara, Niger, Kaduna, Plateau, Bauchi, Gombe, Adamawa, Borno, Yobe, Jigawa, Kano, Katsina, Zamfara, Sokoto, Kebbi

Chinese Visa Application Fees

Regular Fee

Type Nigerian Citizens
Single-Entry with 3-month Validity 14,000 nairas
Double-Entry with 6-month Validity 21,000 nairas
Multi-Entry with 6-month Validity 28,000 nairas
Multi-Entry with 12-month Validity 42,000 nairas
Chinese Passport Renewal 11,200 nairas
Authentication / Notarization (Civil Affairs) 8,400 nairas
Authentication / Notarization (Business Affaris) 16,800 nairas

Expedited Service Fee per Person

The regular processing time is 10 working days. For urgent cases, the expedited service is available. Moreover, additionalfees will be paid as following: 

3 or 4 working days processing 9,500 nairas
1 working days processing 14,000 nairas

Documents Required for Application

Basic Requirements

1. One completed Application Form with a recent taken passport photo stuck on it (all the items on the application form should be completed neatly with genuine information; false or incomplete information and illegible characters may lead to refusal.)
2. Photocopy of passport valid for more than 6 months with at least 2 blank pages

Specific Requirements for Each Category

Business Visa (F/M)
1. Invitation Letter of Duly Authorized Unit or Confirmation Letter of Invitation from Ministry of Foreign Affairs as well as Invitation Letter from a partner in China
2. Introduction Letter from applicant’s company, including his/her identity, the purpose of visit, and supposed duration of stay
3. The original and one photocopy of applicant's certificate of incorporation (The original will be returned at the interviews)
4. Recent bank statement having an account with at least 6 months’ deposit records (only necessary for first time application)

Student Visa (X1/X2)
1. Original and photocopy of Admission Letter, JW202/JW201 Form and degree certificate
2. Photocopy of academic records
3. Original and photocopy of certificate of degree
4. Guarantee’s bank statement with at least 6 months’ deposit records (at least 600 naira for X1 and 400 naira for X2)

Work Visa (Z)
1. Alien Employment Permit/ Foreign Experts Certificate/ Registration Certificate of Foreign Enterprises Permanent Office in China
2. Invitation Letter of Duly Authorized Unit or Confirmation Letter of Invitation

Besides above, applicants still need to provide any other documents the Chinese Embassy requires.
 

Procedure of Application

 Stage One: Appointment
The applicant (or someone on behalf) may come to the Embassy every Tuesday, Thursday (15:00 -17:00) with complete application documents required, for appointment of interview.

 Stage Two: Interview
The applicant himself or herself, except the holders of diplomatic or official passports, should come to the embassy for interview, in line with the appointment. He or she who fails the interview will be turned down; Submission of fake documents may result in restriction in entry in the future. However, to pass the interview does not necessarily mean that the applicant could finally get it.

 Stage three: Collection
The applicant (or someone on behalf) may come to the embassy with the pick-up form to check the final result, on the pick-up date specified in the form (usually in 1 or 2 weeks after the interview). He or she who is granted one should pay the fee with ATM card or debit card in the consular hall, and then pick up his or her passport. He or she who is not granted visa would get back the passport directly without paying any fee.

 Please contact Embassy of Nigeria in China if Nigerians have troubles there.

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- Last modified on Nov. 06, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on China Embassy in Nigeria
Asked by Michael from NIGERIA | Dec. 14, 2019 01:20Reply
Employment Visa process
How to get Employment Visa of China I what to work in China
Asked by Joe from NIGERIA | Dec. 10, 2019 01:53Reply
Can I apply for the visa (X) as soon as I get my jw202 and admission documents?
I’m planning on studying in China for the short term 6 month language program (X1). Can I apply for the visa as soon as I get my admission documents or do I need to wait about a month before doing so?
Answers (1)
Answered by David from NIGERIA | Dec. 10, 2019 19:05
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You are advised to start the application two months before you go to China.
Asked by Inioluwa from NIGERIA | Dec. 05, 2019 01:24Reply
Interview date
Can I go to the embassy in Lagos for my interview before the online interview date? I want to travel earlier
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Answered by Fiona from NIGERIA | Dec. 05, 2019 18:35
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I'm afraid you can't.
Asked by Samaila Hassan from NIGERIA | Dec. 04, 2019 12:29Reply
Do I need to take an interview for non first timers to China?
Applying for chinese M type visa from Lagos does not require interview for someone who has visited China before , just needs to go for capturing and biometrics and submit your documents, is same applicable to Abuja application center?
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Answered by Heidi from NIGERIA | Dec. 05, 2019 18:33
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It should be the same.
Asked by Chuka from NIGERIA | Nov. 26, 2019 10:31Reply
Visa for education and skill acquisition
I would love nothing more than to further my education in china, please how do i go about this?! Thanks!
Answers (1)
Answered by Miranda from USA | Nov. 26, 2019 19:04
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You need to first contact a school to admit you and then apply for the student visa.
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