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China Embassy in Philippines

 Visa Application Form of PRC 

Ambassador: Mr. Zhao Jianhua
1235 Acacia Street, Dasmarinas Village, Makati City, Metro Manila, Republic of the Philippines ( Front Gate).
4896 Pasay Road, Dasmarinas Village, Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines (Rear Gate).
Tel: +63-2-8443148
Email: chinaemb_ph@mfa.gov.cn
Website: http://ph.china-embassy.org/eng/ 
Office Hours: 08:30-12:00, 14:00-17:00, Monday - Friday (except holidays)

Consular Office of Chinese Embassy in Philippines 

Address: 2nd & 3rd Floor, the World Center, 330 Sen. Gil J. Puyat Avenue, Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines
Enquiry Tel: +63-2-8482395 (09:00-11:00, 14:00-16:00 during weekdays)
Fax: +63-2-8482386
Email: phchinaembassy@hotmail.com
Office Hour: 09:00 am - 11:00 am, Monday - Friday (except holidays)
 Consular Districts: Except for the consular districts of the consulate in Laoag and Cebu 


Consulate-General of the PRC in Cebu

Consul General: Mr. Zhang Weiguo
Address: 5th Floor, Unit 5C, Cebu IT Tower, Corner Archbishop Reyes Street and Mindanao Street, Cebu Business Park, Cebu City
Tel: +63-32-5051037, 5051035 (for consular services)
Fax: +63-32-5051038
Email: consulate_cebu@mfa.gov.cn

 Consular Districts: Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao, Lanao Del Sur, Lanao Del Norte, Southern Cotabato, North Cotabato, Davao Oriental, Davao Del Sur, Davao Del Norte, Surigao Del Sur, Surigao Del Norte, Misamis Oriental, Misamis Occidental, Camiguin, Bukidnon, Agusan Del Sur, Agusan Del Norte, Zamboanga Del Sur, Zamboanga Del Norte, Tawi-Tawi, Sulu, Basilan, Leyte, Northern Samar, Western Samar, Eastern Samar, Southern Leyte, Siquijor, Iloilo, Negros Oriental, Negros Occidental, Bohol, Cebu

Accredited Hospitals for Physical Examination 

Chong Hua Hospital and Cebu Doctors Hospital are two accredited hospitals for foreigner's physical examination by the Consulate in Cebu.


Consulate of the PRC in Laoag

Consul General: Mr. Zhao Qiaoliang
Address: No. 216 National Highway, Brgy 1, San Francisco, San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte 2901
Tel: +63-77-7721874, 6706355
Fax: +63-77-6706338
Email: consulate_laoag@mfa.gov.cn

 Consular Districts: Cordillera Administrative Region (Abra, Apayao, Benguet, Ifugao, Kalinga, Mountain Province), Region 1 (Ilocos Norte, Inocos Sur, La Union, Pangasinan) and Region 2 (Batanes, Cagayan, Isabela, Nueva Vizcaya, Quirino)

Main Visa Types

Types Purpose
Tourist (L) It is issued for an alien who comes to PRC for sight-seeing.
Business (F/M) F is issued for an alien who comes to PRC for non-commercial business activities, such as research, lecture, science and technology exchange visits on invitation.
M is issued to those who intend to visit for commercial and trade activities.
Employment/Work (Z) It is issued for applicants going to PRC for employment or work.
Student (X)

It is issued for an alien who comes to PRC for study.

Private Visit (S) It is issued to family members who intend to visit the foreigners with Z or X in PRC, or to those who intend to go to PRC for other private affairs.
Family Reunion (Q) It is issued to family members of Chinese citizens or foreigners with permanent residence in PRC.
Transit Visa (G) It is issued for applicants going to PRC for transit to another country/region.
Hong Kong SAR & Macao SAR Visas Philippine citizens holding valid passports are exempt from Visa/Entry Permit to Hong Kong for less than 14 days, and Macao for less than 30 days.

Notice about Application 

You may come to the Consular Office of the embassy/consulates in person to submit application according to consular districts; or you may send someone else or a travel agent to act on your behalf if you cannot come personally. Representatives of a company must present an authorization letter and a company ID. Applications by mailing are not accepted and will be refused. 


1. Regular Fee per Person
Types Philippine Citizens American Citizens Canadian Citizens Citizens of Other Countries
Single-Entry 1,400 Peso 6,500 Peso 3,500 Peso 1,700 Peso
Double-Entry 2,100 Peso 6,500 Peso 3,500 Peso 2,550 Peso
Multi-Entry with 6-month Validity 2,800 Peso 6,500 Peso 3,500 Peso 3,400 Peso
Multi-Entry with 12-month Validity 4,200 Peso 6,500 Peso 3,500 Peso 5,100 Peso
Hong Kong Visa/Entry Permit 1,600 Peso 1,600 Peso 1,600 Peso 1,600 Peso

2. Expedited Service Fee per Person
The regular processing time is 4 working days. For urgent cases, expedited service is available. Moreover, additional fees will be paid as following: 

2 working days processing 1,700 Peso
3 working days processing 1,100 Peso
Note: Please pay when collecting passport. Only cash is accepted now as means of payment.

 Please contact Embassy of Philippines in China if Filipinos are in a difficult situation there.
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- Last modified on Dec. 29, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on China Embassy in Philippines
Asked by Adam from UNITED KINGDOM | Feb. 14, 2020 08:54Reply
Q2 family visa
Hi, I'm a British Citizen. Can I apply for a Q2 visa in the Philippines? Or do I have to go back to the U.K?
Answers (2)
Answered by Cherie from PHILIPPINES | Feb. 14, 2020 17:56

Adam, if you don't have a residence permit of the Philippines, you have to go back to the UK to do the visa application.
Answered by Adam from UK | Feb. 15, 2020 01:37

Thank you
Asked by Adeghaill from PHILIPPINES | Feb. 08, 2020 21:34Reply
How can we renew our Chinese resident permit in the Philippines?
Answers (2)
Answered by Paul from CANADA | Feb. 11, 2020 18:34

Sorry, you can't renew your Chinese residence permit in the Philippines.
Answered by Adeghaill from PHILIPPINES | Feb. 11, 2020 19:07

Ok..thanks for the reply. :)
Asked by Zak from MOROCCO | Jan. 31, 2020 06:38Reply
Can Foreigners apply X2 visa in China embassy in Philippines
Answers (1)
Answered by Eric from AUSTRALIA | Feb. 02, 2020 18:17

Zak, if you don't have a residence permit in the Philippines, I'm afraid you can't apply for X2 visa there.
Asked by Precy lubong from PHILIPPINES | Jan. 12, 2020 22:12Reply
How to Authenticate my nbi clearance at chinese embassy?
How much and days of processing?
Answers (3)
Answered by Gloria from PHILIPPINES | Jan. 13, 2020 18:34

1) Have your NBI Clearance authenticated by the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Philippines.
2) Have it authenticated by the Chinese Embassy. Please submit the application personally, or entrust someone else to submit the application. Mail application is not accepted. No appointment is needed.

Documents Required
1) One fully completed Application Form of Consular Legalization.
2) The original DFA authenticated document and a photocopy.
3) The applicant's passport and a photocopy of the photo/information page.
If the authentication document is applied by an agent, the agent's valid ID and a photocopy is also required.

Application Fee (Unit: Peso): 1200/per document

Processing Time:
1) Regular processing time is 4 working days.(for example, apply on Monday and pick up on Thursday.)
2) Express service (third working day release): an additional fee of 1100 pesos per document will be charged.
3) Rush service (second working day release): an additional fee of 1700 pesos per document will be charged.
Answered by Preciosa lubong from PHILIPPINES | Jan. 14, 2020 21:35

Can it be done here in cebu at Chinese embassy?
Answered by Gloria | Jan. 15, 2020 01:57

Yes, if you live in the jurisdiction area of the conulate in Cebu, you can have your documents authenticated there.
Asked by Steven Cleaver from PHILIPPINES | Jan. 04, 2020 16:48Reply
Visa for American Citizen to shenzhen from Hong Kong
Hello, My Filipina wife and i are going to Hong Kong next month. I see that american citizens can not get VOA. Can i come to Cebu to get a visa there to visit shenzhen for one day? thank you
Answers (1)
Answered by Susan from USA | Jan. 06, 2020 00:35

Steven, as far as I know, American citizens now can get the VOA for Shenzhen.
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