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 for some countries, like the US, UK, and Canada, citizens need to pay a fixed fee no matter how many entries they apply for. Besides, extra money is required for express services.
Countries Exempt from China Visa Fees
|Micronesia||Pakistan||Slovakia||the Republic of Montenegro|
China Visa Price List for Some Major Countries
|Country||1 Entry||2 Entries|
|Australia *||AUD 109.5||AUD 139.5|
|Brazil||BRL 460||BRL 460|
|Canada *||CAD 142||CAD 142|
|France *|| |
|Germany *||EUR 125.45||EUR 125.45|
|India *||INR 5,552||INR 7,502|
|Ireland||EUR 40||EUR 60|
|Italy *||EUR 127.1||EUR 127.1|
|Japan *||JPY 8,000||JPY 10,000|
|Netherlands *||EUR 126.55||EUR 126.55|
|New Zealand||NZD 140||NZD 210|
|Mexico||MXN 730||MXN 1,090|
|Poland||PLN 220||PLN 220|
|Russia||SUR 3,300||SUR 6,600|
|Singapore *||SGD 85||SGD 95|
|Spain *||EUR 126.55||EUR 126.55|
|United Kingdom *||GBP 151||GBP 151|
|United States of America||USD 140||USD 140|
1. The fees listed here only apply to those who apply in their own country rather than in a third country.
2. For countries marked with *, citizens must apply through the Chinese Visa Application Service Center, also called CVASC. The fees shown in the table include the cost of visa to China, the service fee charged by CVASC, and tax as well. In some countries, tax varies in different regions, so there might be slight change in the China visa fees.
3. For details of China visa fees in your country, please click the link of Chinese Embassies and Consulates.
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.
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.
China Visa Cost 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.
Currently, only US, Canada, and Argentina citizens are eligible for the 10-year multiple-entry China visa. The fee is:
Further reading: How much is a 10-year visa to China?
|140 US dollars||About 142 Canadian dollars||2,470 pesos|