China Tourist Visa (L Visa)

Step 1

Browse this page and prepare what you need

Step 2

Pay the fees and send the document to us for review.

Step 3

Mail your documents to us

Step 1

Please review the following list of required documents and prepare them accordingly.

Applying for a Chinese visa can be a complex process, please make sure to carefully review the documentation requirements.

Requirements For Chinese Tourist Visa Application

1 Omni Visa Order Form
# Please click here to fill out the order form online.
or use this link
# Use this form to tell us your contact and shipping information. This form is also a cost calculator.

#  After you submit the order form online, a copy will be sent to your email.
# Please check your email inbox (or sometimes your spam folder), print the email and mail it to us with other documents.

2 China Visa Application Form
# Please find the following instructions for filling out the Chinese visa application form:
# Click on the link provided below to access the online application form:

# Choose the Chinese Consulate that corresponds to your state of residence. If you are unsure which consulate to choose, feel free to contact us for assistance.
# After starting the application, you will be assigned an application ID. Please keep it in a safe place, as you will need it to access your saved application form later. Additionally, make sure to record your passport number accurately.
# If you receive a notification that your photo does not meet the requirements, please do not worry. Send us the application ID, passport number, and digltal photo, and we will resolve the issue.
# Please fill out all the information thoroughly and accurately, and do not skip any sections, even those that may seem unimportant.
# If you are unsure about any section of the application, please make a note of it and contact us for assistance.
# Once you have completed the form, save and exit without submitting it until we confirm that all information is correct. (Please do not submit the form without our confirmation.)

3 One Photo
# Digital photos only, please send it to our email address.
#Photos must have been taken within the last 6 months.
# Photos must be taken directly facing the camera with a plain background.
# Do not wear hats, glasses, jewelry, or anything that covers the ears.
# If taking the photo at home, stand in front of a white wall and send us the digital file.

4 Original Passport
# Must be valid for at least 12 months beyond the date of application.
# Must have at least 2 blank VISA PAGES available.

5 Proof of address in consular jurisdiction
# Photocopy of the front and back of your US driver’s license or state-issued ID. (Recommended)

# Photocopy of utility bill (water, electric, or gas) (Recommended)
# Landline Phone bill and bank statement is may be accepted.
# Mobile phone bills credit card statements are generally not accepted.
# If the applicant is under 18 years old, please provide a copy of their birth certificate as well as copies of the parents’ passports and driver’s licenses. If the parent is not applying for a Chinese visa at the same time as the child, the Chinese consulate may require a notarized letter of consent from the parent.

6 Where you stay form
# the form can be downloaded at
# Please download and complete the form using a pen, and sign it with a pen as well.
# Currently, applicants who are not in the United States cannot apply for a visa.

7  Travel Proof Or Invitation From China (After January 1, 2024, not required)
# Travel Proof:  Flight Itinerary and Hotel Confirmation. 

1) The flight itinerary must have a 6 digital reference number and applicant’s full name
2) The hotel confirmation must have a  confirmation number and applicant’s full name
3) The name on your passport must matches the name on flight and hotel confirmation

# Invitation From China:  An invitation letter  and a  photocopy of inviter’s Chinese ID (Both sides, must be a Chinese ID, not a Chinese passport)

# Invitation From China:  An invitation letter  and a photocopy of inviter’s Passport  And Chinese residence permit. (It is a sticker on the passport)

Under most circumstances, a photocopy, picture, fax, or scanned version of the invitation letter will suffice. However, it is possible that the Chinese Consulate may request the original copy or additional documents, or require the applicant to attend an interview.

8 For non-US passport applicant
# Please click here for additional documents

9 For applicant who was born in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao,Taiwan,or adopted from China
# Please click here for additional documents

10 If the applicant is under 18 and one parent was/is Chinese citizen
#  Please click here for additional documents

The required documents by the consulate may change at any time; The consulate may require specific documents from individual applicants; The consulate may require individual applicants to attend an interview at the consulate.

Step 2

Make payment and send your document to us for review.

Please prepare all necessary documents and fill out our order form with your selected payment method. We will provide you with payment instructions based on the payment method you choose.

After payment, please scan all documents, including the China visa online application application ID, passport number, copy of passport, and other document listed above, and send them as attachments to our email at [email protected]. Our visa team will review your documents and inform you of any necessary modifications or attention areas. We will typically respond to your email within 1-3 business days during normal business hours.

If you do not have a scanner, you can also take  pictures of the documents and send them to us.

Chinese visa service fees and government fees and processing times

Step 3

Mail your application materials

Once we receive your application materials, we will further process and submit your application. If there are any issues during this process, we will keep in touch with you.

Payment method, Mailing Address and Mailing instruction