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                      1. Basic documents

Classification

Requirement

1

Original Passport

with at least six months of remaining validity and 3 blank visa pages.

2

Copy of passport

data page, observation page and the page with previous Chinese visa.

3

Visa Application Form of the People's Republic of China

a truthfully, fully and correctly filled Application Form with a recently-taken color passport photo against a white background attached.

         2. Supplementary materials

Purpose

Category

Stay
Duration

Entries

Eligible Applicants

Materials needed

Tourism

L

≤30 days

1-2

Tourists to mainland of China

Documents with travel itinerary or invitation letter(choose one):

1.Documents with travel itinerary: air ticket booking record (round trip) and proof of a

hotel reservation

      For the first time to apply, proof of property is required(choose one):

*Bank deposit: Balance Certificate and the original bank passbook (with a deposit not

less than 2 million kyats, valid not less than 3 months);

*Income Proof: issued by the company or association, should contain: occupation,

salary, company seal and signature of the person in charge;

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

2.Invitation letter: issued by a relevant entity or individual in China. The invitation letter

should contain:

(1) Information on the applicant (full name, gender, date of birth, etc.)

  (2)Information on the planned visit (arrival and departure dates, place(s) to be visited,etc.)

(3) Information on the inviting entity or individual

If invited by entity, entity's name, contact telephone number, address, official stamp,

signature of the legal representative;

If invited by individual, individual's name, contact telephone number, address ,

Signature, and ID card copy.

     

 

 

 

 

 

1.Air ticket booking record (round trip)

 

 

 

 

 

2.Proof of hotel reservation

 

 

 

 

 

3.Proof of property(choose one):

 

HVS

≤14 days

1-2

Tourists to Hong Kong SAR of China

*Bank deposit: Balance Certificate and the original bank passbook (with a deposit not less than 2 million kyats, valid not less than 3 months);

 

 

 

 

 

*Income Proof: issued by the company or association, should contain occupation, salary, company seal and signature of the person in charge;

 

 

 

 

 

1.Invitation letter: issued by the trade partner or relevant entity in China. The invitation letter should contain:

 

 

 

 

 

(1) Information on the applicant (full name, gender, date of birth, etc.)

 

 

 

 

Those who intend to

(2) Information on the planned visit (purpose of visit, arrival and departure dates, place(s) to be visited, relations between the applicant and the inviting entity or individual, financial source for expenditures)

Business & Trade

M

≤180 days

 

1-2

Multiple

go to China for

commercial and trade activities.

(3) Information on the inviting entity(name, contact telephone number, address, official

stamp, signature of the legal representative)

2.Employment Certificate:

 

 

 

 

 

*If work for a employer, a employment certificate issued by the employer with

applicant's name, occupation, company seal and signature of the person in charge;

 

 

 

 

 

*If self-employed, original and copy of Company License Certificate (including company profile).

 

 

 

 

 

**For Multiple apply, applicant should have traveled to China at least 3 times with M visa and should not have bad records. The copies of previous visas are required.


 

Transit

G

≤7 days

1-2

1. Seafarers who

intend to board in
China

1.Original and copies of SD, CDC, SID ;

2.Guarantee letter issued by the owner of the vessel to board;

3.Recommendation letter issued by the crew' employer.

2. Those who intend

to transit through
China

An onward air (train or ship) ticket with confirmed date and seat to the destination country or region.

Non-Business Visit

F

≤180 days

1-2

 Those  who intend to

go to China for
exchanges,

visits, study tours and

other non-business

activities.

An invitation letter issued by a relevant entity or individual in China. The invitation should contain:

(1) Information on the applicant (full name, gender, date of birth, etc.)

   (2)Information on the planned visit (purpose of visit, arrival and departure dates, place(s)   

     to be visited, relations between the applicant and the inviting entity or individual, financial

     source for expenditures)

    (3)Information on the inviting entity or individual (name, contact telephone number, address, official stamp, signature of the legal representative or the inviting individual)

Chinese
Family
Reunion

Q1

>180 days

1

1. Family members of Chinese citizen;

2. Family members of foreign citizen with a

Chinese permanent
residence permit who lives in China.

"Family members"

refers to spouses,

parents, sons,
daughters, spouses of

sons or daughters,

brothers, sisters,
grandparents,grandsons,

granddaughters and
parents-in-law.

1. An invitation letter issued by a Chinese citizen or a foreign citizen with a Chinese permanent residence permit who lives in China. The invitation letter should contain: (1)Information on the applicant (full name, gender, date of birth, etc.)

(2)Information on the visit ( purpose of visit, intended arrival date, place(s) of intended residence, intended duration of residence, arrival and departure dates, relations between the applicant and the inviting entity or individual, financial source for expenditures)

(3) Information on the inviting individual (name, contact telephone number, address, official stamp, signature of legal representative or the inviting individual, etc.)

2. Copy of Chinese ID of the inviting individual or foreign passport and permanent residence permit.

3. Original and copy of certification (marriage certificate, birth certificate, certification of kinship issued by Public Security Bureau or notarized certification of kinship) showing the relationship of family members between applicant and inviting individual.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.For foster care in

China

1.Foster entrustment notarization issued by Chinese Embassies/Consulates General in foreign countries or Foster Care Power of Attorney notarized and authenticated in the country of residence or in China

2.Original and photocopy of the consignor's passport(s), as well as the original and photocopy of certification (marriage certificate, birth certificate, certification of kinship issued by Public Security Bureau or notarized certification of kinship) notarized and authenticated certification showing the relationship between parents or guardians and children.

3. A letter of consent on foster care issued by the trustee living in China who has agreed to provide foster care services and a photocopy of the ID of the trustee.

4. A photocopy of the certificate indicating the permanent residence status abroad of the parent(s) when the child was born, provided that either or both parents of the child are Chinese citizens.

Visit
Chinese
Family
Member

Q2

≤180 days

1-2

Multiple

1. Family members of Chinese citizen;

2. Family members of foreign citizen with a

Chinese permanent
residence permit who lives in China.

1. An invitation letter issued by a Chinese citizen or a foreign citizen with a Chinese permanent residence permit who lives in China. The invitation letter should contain: (1)Information on the applicant (full name, gender, date of birth, etc.)

(2)Information on the visit ( purpose of visit, intended arrival date, place(s) of intended residence, intended duration of residence, arrival and departure dates, relations between the applicant and the inviting entity or individual, financial source for expenditures)

(3) Information on the inviting individual (name, contact telephone number, address, official stamp, signature of legal representative or the inviting individual, etc.)

2. Copy of Chinese ID of the inviting individual or foreign passport and permanent residence permit.

3. Original and copy of certification (marriage certificate, birth certificate, certification of kinship issued by Public Security Bureau or notarized certification of kinship) showing the relationship of family members between applicant and inviting individual.

**For Multiple apply, applicant should be the spouse or child of a Chinese citizen or a foreign citizen with a Chinese permanent residence permit who lives in China.

Foreigner's
Family
Reunion

S1

>180 days

1

1. Those who intend to go to China to visit the foreigners working or studying in China to

1.An invitation letter from the inviting individual (a foreigner who stays or resides in

China for work or studies) which contains:

(1)Information on the applicant (full name, gender, date of birth, etc.)


 

 

 

 

 

whom they are

spouses, parents, sons or daughters under the

age of 18 or
parents-in-law;

2.Those who intend to go to China for other

private affairs. The

intended duration of
stay in China exceeds 180 days.

(2) Information on the visit (purpose of visit, arrival and departure dates, place of intended residence, relations between the applicant and the inviting individual, financial source for expenditures, etc.)

(3) Information on the inviting individual (name, contact telephone number, address, signature, etc.)

2.A photocopy of the inviting individual's passport and residence permit;

3.Original and photocopy of certification (marriage certificate, birth certificate, certification of kinship issued by Public Security Bureau or notarized certification of kinship) showing the relationship of immediate family members between applicants and inviting individual.

**"immediate family members " refers to spouses, parents, sons or daughters under the age of 18, parents-in-law.

 

 

 

 

1.Those who intend to

visit their family

members who are

1.An invitation letter issued by the inviting individual (a foreigner who stays or resides in China for work or studies) which contains:

 

 

 

1-2

foreigners working or studying in China; 2.Those who intend to go to China for other private matters.

(1) Information on the applicant (full name, gender, date of birth, etc.)

(2) Information on the visit (purpose of visit, arrival and departure dates, place(s) to be visited, relations between the applicant and the inviting individual, financial source for expenditures, etc.)

(3) Information on the inviting individual (name, contact telephone number, address, signature, etc.)

 

S2

≤180 days

Multiple

"family members"

refers to spouses,

parents, sons,
daughters, spouses of

sons or daughters,

brothers, sisters,
grandparents, grandsons,

granddaughters and
parents-in-law.

2.A photocopy of the inviting individual's (a foreigner who stays or lives in China for work or studies) passport and residence permit

3.Photocopy of certification (marriage certificate, birth certificate or notarized certification of kinship) showing the relationship of family members between the applicant and the inviting individual.

Study

X1

>180 days


1

 

 

1

Those who intend to study in China for a

period of more than

180 days.

1.Original and photocopy of the Admission Letter issued by a school or other entities in China.

2.Original and photocopy of "Visa Application for Study in China" (Form JW201 or Form

JW202).


 

 

X2

≤180 days

1

Those who intend to

study in China for a period of no more than 180 days.

1.Original and photocopy of the Admission Letter issued by a school or other entities in

China.

2.Copy of the permit for running school in China.

Media

J1

>180 days

1

Resident foreign

journalists of foreign

news organizations

stationed in China.
The intended duration

of stay in China
exceeds 180 days.

Please contact the Information Section of Chinese Embassy before apply.

J2

≤180 days

1

Foreign journalists

who intend to go to China for short-term

news coverage. The

intended duration of

stay in China is no more than 180 days.

Please contact the Information Section of Chinese Embassy before apply.

Work

Z

>90 days

1

Those who intend to work in China for a

period of more than 90

days.

 

 

Copy of "Foreigner's Work Permit Notice".

≤90 days

1

Those who intend to work in China for a period of no more than 90 days.

1. For short-term commercial performances:

(1)Original and copy of the approval issued by Chinese cultural department;

(2)Copy of "Foreigner's Work Permit Notice".

2. For going to complete short-term tasks:

    Copy of "Foreigner's Work Permit Notice" .

Crew

C

≤30 days

1-2

Multiple

Foreign crew members

of means of
international transport

action, including

aircraft, trains and

A letter of guarantee issued by a foreign transport company or an invitation letter issued by a relevant entity in China


 

 

 

 

 

ships, or motor vehicle

drivers engaged in
cross-border transport

activities, or to the
accompanying family members of the crew

members of the
above-mentioned

ships.

 

Resident

D

----

1

Those who intend to

reside in China
permanently.

The original and photocopy of the Confirmation Form for Foreigners Permanent Residence Status issued by the Ministry of Public Security of China.

Talents

R

----

1

Issued to those who are high-level talents or whose skills are urgently needed in China.

 

Relevant certification in accordance with relevant regulations, and meet the relevant requirements of the competent authorities of the Chinese government on high-level talents and individual with special skills urgently needed by China. 

 

 

To the Foreigners in Myanmar and Applicants under 18 years old.

1

Proof of legal stay or residence status in Myanmar

only applicable to a third country citizens;

"proof of legal stay or residence status" refers to Myanmar visa, stay permit or

FRC(Foreigner Registration Certificate) etc.

Copy of the page of passport with Myanmar Immigration's stamp for entry

2

Original letter of consent by applicant's parents

only applicable to the applicant who is under 18 years;

"letter of consent by applicant's parents" shall be written in English and signed by

parents, notarized by Myanmar notary authority;

"certification of family relation" refers to Birth Certificate or Household Register.

Copies of parents' ID

Original and copy of certification of family relation

 

                                                           

 

 

                                                                        3.the processing time and fees

Destination

Category

Myanmar Nationality
(USD)

Processing time

Mainland, China

single entry 

50

4 working days

double entries

75

Multiple entries

6 months

400

 12 months

600

Hong Kong SAR, China

Single or double  entries

30

       **Note:

1. According to the principle of equivalent, Visa fees for non-Myanmar citizens may be different. The exact amount will be noticed on the pick-up form.

2. Rush service is available after the approval by Visa officer. Passport can be collected in the next working day and extra 25 US dollars will be charged.

   

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