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Chinese Embassy in Turkey

Ambassador: Mr. Liu Shaobin
Address: FERİT RECAİ ERTUĞRUL CAD. NO: 18 Oran, Ankara, Turkey
Tel: +90-312-4900660
Fax: +90-312-4464248
Email: chinaemb_tr@mfa.gov.cn 

Consular Office of Chinese Embassy in Turkey

Address: Ferit Recai Ertugrul Street No.18 (Diplomatically Area), Oran District, Cankaya, Ankara
Tel: 0090-312-4900870, 9:00 - 12:00,15:00 - 18:00 from Mon. - Fri. except holidays
Email: ankara@csm.mfa.gov.cn
Office hours: 09:30 - 12:00 from Mon. - Fri. except public holidays

Consular Districts

Except Bursa Province, Izmir Province


Consulate-General of the PRC in Istanbul

Consul General: Mr. Wei Xiaodong
Address: Ahi Çelebi Cad. Çoban Çeşme Sok. No: 4, Tarabya, Sarıyer, İstanbul
Tel: +90-212-2992721, 2992634
Fax: +90-212-2992633
Consular Office:
Tel: +90-212-2992855
Email: istanbul@csm.mfa.gov.cn

Consular Districts

Bursa Province, Izmir Province 

Visa Exemption to Hong Kong an

How to Get a Chinese Visa in Turkey?

The CVASC in Istanbul provide visa application service to Turkish citizens or citizens of other countries staying in Turkey legally in the case of the period of validity for the residence permit should be at least 6 months. Besides, citizens in the consular district of the embassy in Ankara can still apply from the consular section of the embassy.

 No individual Chinese tourist visa is issued in Turkey. If applying for tourist visa, applicants may inquire with the local travel agencies.

Holders of diplomatic, service or official passport, or applicants applying for Chinese diplomatic, official and courtesy visas can still submit their applications directly to the consulate-general in Istanbul or the China Embassy in Ankara.

Details About the CVASC in Istanbul

Address: MEYDAN SK.NO: 5 SPRING GIZ PLZ. (34398)47, 48 NO.BAG.BO.K.14 SARIYER
Business hours: Monday-Friday, closed on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays.
Submission of applications: 9:00-12:00 13:00-15:00
Payment and collection:9:00-12:00 13:00-15:00.
E-mail: istanbulcenter@visaforchina.org 

Visa Application Fees (Turkish Lira)

Visa Fees Collected by the Embassy and Consulate-General

Nationality / Types Regular
Turkey Single-Entry 1,225
Double-Entry 1,840
Multiple -Entry in 6 Months 2,450
Multiple -Entry in 6 Months 4,120
Group L Visa 970
The US J-Type 3,910
Other Types 4,815
Romania Single-Entry 1,585
Double-Entry 2,115
Multi-Entry 3,170
Group L Visa 1,270
Other Countries Single-Entry 735
Double-Entry 1,105
Multi-Entry with 6-month Validity 1,470
Multi-Entry with 12-month Validity 2,210
Group L Visa 590
Russia Single-Entry 1,055
Double-Entry 2,115
Multiple-Entry 3,170
Urgent Fee 1,810
Express Fee 780
Canada All Types 1,555
Serbia All Types 45
Brazil All Types 2,650
Israel All Types 530
Argentina All Types 3,170
Panama All Types 1,270
Uruguay All Types 885

 Notice: Effective from Dec. 11, 2023 to Dec. 31, 2024.

Service Fee Charged by the CVASC

Service Types Fees
Regular Service (7 working days) 1,600
Express Service (4 days, only with the humanitarian reason) 2,490
Urgent Service (2 days, only with the humanitarian reason) 2,840
Exclusive Postage Fee 2,130

  Payment should be made when submitting the application. The Center accepts payment methods of Turkish Lira in cash, debit card, credit card and bank transfer.


Application to Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR)

Turkish nationals possessing any kind of valid Turkish passport can enter Hong Kong without a visa if they go here for tourism and business and stay here up to 90 days. If any Turkish national intends to go to the mainland from Hong Kong, he or she is required to gain a Chinese visa before departing. 
 Please contact Embassy of Turkey in China if Turks are in troubles there.
 China Tour from Istanbul Turkey
 Related Chinese Embassies in Asia: Turkmenistan, Abu Dhabi, U.A.EUzbekistan

- Last updated on Jan. 30, 2024 by Catherine He -
Questions & Answers on Chinese Embassy in Turkey
Asked by Olawale from NIGERIA | Aug. 29, 2023 12:57Reply
Can I get my china police clearance
I stayed and school in china for 4yrs before COVID started in 2019, and I didn’t go back to China since then, now I need to get Chinese police clearance I hope the Chinese consulate in turkey can help me with it.
Answers (1)
Answered by Freman | Aug. 29, 2023 23:07

You'd better contact China consulate directly to consult the issues.
Asked by Tayfun Alaçam from TURKEY | Aug. 03, 2023 01:24Reply
Visa obligation for green passports for 13 day touristic voyage in China
We are Turkish professors and their spouses with green passports. We want to arrange trip to China Starting from Beijing and ending in Shanghai for 13 days in October 2023. Is it compulsory to take visas for entry ?
Thank you very much for your interest.
Answers (1)
Answered by Edward | Aug. 03, 2023 23:21

As I know, green passport holders can enter China visa-free but you'd better confirm it with China Embassy in Turkey.
Asked by M.M. Wong from HONG KONG | Oct. 07, 2022 09:02Reply
Asking about the Diplomatic Visa application
How to apply the Diplomatic Visa?
How much for the charges apply for Diplomatic Visa?
How long for staying in Hong Kong of the Diplomatic Visa?
What is the L type of the Diplomatic Visa?
How to contact Chinese Embassy in Turkey, Ankara?

Answers (2)
Answered by Dave | Oct. 09, 2022 20:46

Hello there, first of all, only diplomats are allowed to apply for diplomatic visa to enter China.

If you want to apply for a China visa, please contact China visa application service center and here is their email address: istanbulcentervisaforchina.org
Answered by M. M. Wong | Dec. 01, 2022 05:11

May I know that my friend works in Ankara, due to his vacation application using long time processing

He didn't used the diplomatic visa until expired, how to renew his diplomatic visa?
Asked by Ibrohim from UZBEKISTAN | Sep. 25, 2022 04:40Reply
Applying visa
Hi Everyone who assisting with question , I appreciate your job, one more thing , it is my second month to live in Istanbul and I got admission from china and want to get Chinese visa in Turkey , I have all documents without Turkish ID or Resident permit , but I am not native therefore nowadays Turkey is not providing me them , is there any chance to get Chinese visa without these documents , coz it is so difficult to get pls guide what to do ?
Answers (1)
Answered by Dave | Oct. 09, 2022 20:47

I think it's possible. You may contact China visa application service center for details: istanbulcentervisaforchina.org
Asked by Ali from PAKISTAN | Feb. 10, 2022 01:07Reply
Have valid resident work permit of china
Hello I am from Pakistan and I got Turkish resident card recently
I have valid resident work permit of China but my visa expire on my passport and I want to apply in ankara embassy
I tried my best on website but I can’t find requirements or appointment
Can anyone tell me can I go directly to embassy would they talk with me and if anyone have experience please guide me what documents do I need to prepare like police clearance certificate from turkey etc I will wait answer thanks
Answers (1)
Answered by Fiona | Feb. 23, 2022 10:13

If you have a PU invitation letter issued by the Chinese government, you can try to apply for a visa again, but for now, it is limited to necessary business activities. You can consult with the Chinese embassy or consulate in Turkey.
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