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China Visa Service

Visitors to the People's Republic of China must obtain a visa from one of the Chinese diplomatic missions (Chinese Embassy/Consulate General/Consulate/Office) unless they come from one of the visa exempt countries.

You’d better have a visa ready before departure in case of entry problems at immigration. When you lodge visa application at China Embassy, a visa invitation letter issued by China side may be required as one of the necessary documents. However, there are various forms of visa invitation letters issued by different organizations, which can be approved by Travel Agent or local Tourism Administration etc. Clients are suggested to check with China embassy in their country which kind is accepted and provide us a sample so that we can check it’s availability accordingly. 

China Tourist Visa Invitation Letter

Visa Purpose

Visa Invitation Letter Unit & Price

by Travel Agent

by Tourism Administration / Duly Authorized Unit/Government

For Individual Visa

*Invitation Letter for Tourist

* FIT below 5 pax

USD$ 50/per pax

USD$ 115/per pax

For Group Visa

*Invitation for Tourist Group

* GIT above 6/10 pax

USD$ 30/per pax

TBA (*Included with tour package)

Courier Charge of USD$50/per pack by DHL will apply if any applicable. 

(Unless original documents are required by Embassy)

  • FOC will apply for any individual/group tourist (FIT/GIT) who book a full package tour above 3 days with us.
  • NO visa approval is guaranteed for any applicants. Visa invitation letter is necessary to assist visa application, while China Embassy reserves the final right to issue visa or not.
  • No guarantee for all nationalities, but sujbect to the final notice of duly authorized unit.
  • According to the regulation of Tourism Administration, tourists who get invitation letter issued by duly authorized unit is on the condition of booking package tour or other related services(hotel, airport transfer or day tour etc.) from travel agent. They are not in a position to provide visa invitation letter itself only.
  • Processing Time: 1-3 working days by Travel Agent and 7-10 working days by tourism administration/government, another 3-7 days by courier if original documents to be shipped.
  • Service Inclusion of Tourist Invitation by Travel Agent: Invitation letter from tour company with stamp; Tour itinerary by tour company; Business license of the inviting tour company. (*Hotel booking confirmation voucher with stamp from travel agent is subject to client hotel preference basically a 3 star category starting from US$50/per room per night)
  • Information Needed for Government Invitation Letter: Passport bio page scan copy; Validity of Visa Intended to Apply; Number of Entries; Date of First Entry; Places to Visit; Longest Stay.
  • Information Needed for Tour Company Invitation Letter: Passport bio page scan copy; Date of Travel; Cities to Visit; Arrival/Departure flight scheduel.(Hotel category; Check in&out date if hotel booking is required)

 Guangdong 144 Convenient Visa at Shenzhen/Zhuhai Border

This is mainly for tourists who would like a quick visit to Guangdong via Hong Kong-Shenzhen or Macau-Zhuhai border. It's valid to stay in Guangdong area within maximum 6 days effective from the date of issue, such as Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Zhuhai, Dongguan, Zhongshan, Kaiping, Meizhou, Shantou, Chaozhou cties etc.

Guangdong 144H Convenient Visa

USD$ 45/per pax

  • No visa approval is guaranteed for any applicants.
  • Minimum of 02 persons travelling together, including arrival/departure at the same time.
  • Recommended Border: Shenzhen-Huanggang, Luohu, Shenzhen Wan; Zhuhai-Gongbei, Hengqin.
  • Processing Time: 3-5 working days before travel date.
  • Information Needed for 144H Visa: Passport bio page scan copy; Occupation; Resident Address; Hong Kong Hotel Name & Adress; Shenzhen Hotel Name & Address; Hong Kong to Shenzhen Border Name & Estimated Crossing Time.
  • FOC will apply for any individual/group tourist (FIT/GIT) who book a full package tour of Guangdong above 3 days with us.

China Visa-on-Arrival at Guangzhou Baiyun Airport

For people who would normally require to obtain a visa in advance, there are certain emergency situations which they may need to get it on arrival. 

Aliens may apply Chinese visa on arrival, in cases of an urgent need to travel to China and a lack of time to apply for visas to the Chinese visa office abroad. Canton Tours offer convenient visa-on-arrival service at Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport.

European Area

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 *** ATTENTION ***

  • Visa on arrival is valid for 30 days stay.
  • For countries not listed above, please do not hesitate to send us an enquiry.
  • The above price quoted is subject to change without prior notice.
  • Please confirm and send a clear scan copy of passport bio page via fax or e-mail at least 5 days before arrival at Guangzhou Baiyun Airport.
  • Documents requested on arrival: Valid Ordinary Passport; A recently-taken half-length, bare-headed, full-faced, two-inch photo with pale blue background preferred (or take a snapshot upon arrival at own expense) 

Visa on Arrival Service Procedure:

  1. Provide a clear scan copy of passport bio page via fax or e-mail
  2. Verification by visa officer within 1-3 working days
  3. Approved and proceed with payment (**If the application was rejected, clients will be informed the same immediately)
  4. Provide further documents: Occupation, Purpose of Visit, Return Air Ticket, Travel Itinerary and Hotel Confirmation or Address in China
  5. Receive visa invitation letter and print out as traveling papers
  6. Arrive at Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport,& greet by airport staff holding your name as welcome sign
  7. Staff assist to fill in a form before login in passport & photo
  8. Visa approval and go through the immigration
  9. Enjoy your stay in Guangzhou
  10. Depart as flight schedule

Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport visa section reserves the right to issue the visa or not subject to client data and documents provided.

Passengers holding below passport are not eligible for Visa-on-arrival: Diplomatic\Service or Temparary passport; Validity less than 6-month from the date of arrival; Passport with a J-1\J-2 record; Visa refusal or restricted stay record by China, Hong Kong or Macau; Valid visa cancelled by Frontier Inspection Authority; No blank page.

Visa-on-Arrival can be failed by conditions beyond its control including, but not limited to government policy adjustment, departure unreleased, airlines rejection, emergencies, wars and/or any other cause beyond the reasonable control.

Passengers bear all the consequence and responsibility if repatriation happens when failed to get the visa-on-arrival due to any personal reasons, such as a fake passport, inconsistent with the holder, appearance change, wrong information, etc.

All payments are NONREFUNDABLE. NO SHOW passengers will be charged 100% of total cost.

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