China Visa Processing Time and Fee

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It typically takes 4 working days to get your China Visa ready for regular service. Read carefully on how the 4 working days is calculated.

What is China Visa Processing Time?

For regular service, the processing time is 4 working days. The 4 working days is calculated from the day you submitted your application form, supporting documents and your passport at the Chinese Visa Application Service Center. It is the first working day, followed by 2 working days and you may collect your passport during the 4th working days.

Please always make your application earlier to take into account unforeseen delays and circumstances. It is advisable to start your application about 1 month before your travel.

There are also express service (3 working days) and rush service (2 working days) for urgent or last-minute applications.

 

What is the China Visa Processing Fee?

China Visa processing fee varies depending on the visa type you are applying for, the passport you are holding and the place you are applying. It is generally cheaper to apply in your home country.

If you are applying for China Visa outside your home country, a third country rate will apply. If you are holding certain passports such as the US and Canada, you may need to pay more than the third country rate.

  • Singapore Chinese Visa Application Service Center:
    • Processing fee ranges from SGD 85 to 370.
    • Full schedule of fees here.
  • Kuala Lumpur/ Penang/ Kuching Chinese Visa Application Service Center
    • Processing fee ranges from RM 100 to 745.
    • Full schedule of fees here.
  • Jakarta/ Surabaya Chinese Visa Application Service Center
    • Processing fee ranges from Rupiah 540,000 to 250,000.
    • Full schedule of fees here.
  • Melbourne/ Brisbane/ Sydney/ Canberra/ Perth Chinese Visa Application Service Center
    • Processing fee ranges from AUD 109.5 to 318.
    • Full schedule of fees here.
  • Seoul/ Busan/ Gwangju/ Jeju Chinese Visa Application Service Center
    • Processing fee ranges from Korean Won 55,000 to 270,000.
    • Full schedule of fees here.
  • Bangkok Chinese Visa Application Service Center
    • Processing fee ranges from Baht 1650 to 7700.
    • Full schedule of fees here.
  • Tokyo/ Osaka/ Nagoya Chinese Visa Application Service Center
    • Processing fee ranges from Yen 8,000 to 30,000.
    • Full schedule of fees here.

 

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