In most countries, the embassy and consulate charge fees according to the number of entries on the issued visa. Usually, the more entries you get, the more expensive your visa is. While Americans need to pay fixed fee of USD 140 no matter how many entries they apply for. Besides, extra money is required for express services.
Visa Fee for Application from Chinese Embassy
Countries Exempt from China Visa Fees
|Micronesia||Pakistan||Slovakia||the Republic of Montenegro|
Standard Visa Fees for Most Countries
|1 entry||CNY 168|
|2 entries||CNY 252|
|6-month multiple entries||CNY 420|
|1 year & above multiple entries||CNY 672|
|1 entry group visa (each person)||CNY 130|
|2 entries group visa (each person)||CNY 170|
|Separation from the group visa||CNY 160|
Visa Fees for Designated Countries
|Country||1 Entry||2 Entries|
|Angola||CNY 681||CNY 1,022|
|Armenia||AMD 17,000||AMD 27,000|
|Canada||CAD 100||CAD 100|
|Congo||CNY 747||CNY 1,120|
|Cote D'ivoire||CFA 53,000||CFA 64,000|
|Ecuador||USD 60||USD 90|
|Ethiopia||ETB 1,200||ETB 1,800|
|Gabon||XOF 32,000||XOF 49,000|
|Iran||USD 100||USD 150|
|Kazakhstan||KZT 10,000||KZT 14,000|
|Mexico||MXN 730||MXN 1,090|
|Moldova||CNY 455||CNY 662|
|Poland||PLN 220||PLN 220|
|Romania||RON 240||RON 360|
|Russia||SUR 3,300||SUR 6,600|
|Ukraine||UAH 1,300||UAH 2,000|
|Uzbekistan||USD 75||USD 115|
|United Kingdom||GBP 85||GBP 85|
|United States of America||USD 140||USD 140|
|Venezuela||VEF 255,700||VEF 394,000|
1. You can click the links of the Chinese embassies to know more about visa fees.
2. The prices in CNY listed in the form may be different from final payment because exchange rate changes at times.
3. Applicants in Angola, Canada, and the United Kingdom are required to apply from the CVASC, so they need to pay the visa fee as well as the service fee to the CVASC.
The application fees of China Visa on Arrival and the cost of getting or renewing a visa at the exit and entry administration of the local PSB within China are the same as a single-entry visa, ie., CNY 168 for most countries.
Some countries are set up with Chinese Visa Application Service Center, also called CVASC, such as Australia, Canada, and Indonesia. Their citizens holding ordinary passports are supposed to apply for Chinese visa from there. The CVASC offers postal service for applicants in some countries, that is to say, applicants are permitted to submit the required documents and pick up visa by post. Accordingly, they should pay for that. Total payment charged by the center consists of visa fee, application service fee and tax as well as postage if you choose the postal service.
Visa Fee for Application from CVASC
They operate in China and in some other countries. At the simplest they can take over your application and handle it for you. This is convenient if you do not live in a city where there is a consulate, or if your situation is more complex, especially when you apply within China.
Visa Fee for Application from Visa Agents
Visa agents will be helpful for they can provide supporting documents such as invitation letters. The agent is genuine in being able to deliver the application more flexibly than the individual applicants. A disadvantage is that they will charge higher fees from you.