Getting a Visa For Travelling To China Guilin
Do I need visa for China?
All visitors traveling to mainland
China, whether for business or pleasure, require
a visa. No Visa is required prior to enter Hong
Kong, a Visa will be issued upon arrival. If you
travel beyond Hong Kong, even for a few hours,
you will need a China visa to enter China.
What are the Methods of obtaining
a China Visa?
We recommends that you obtain your
visa before leaving the country where you live.
The costs and the length of time to
process a visa vary from country to country. Please
check the website for the Chinese Embassy in your
country to find the information applicable to
you. Application forms can usually be downloaded
from the web site. China Highlights Travel Service
can also supply a current visa application form.
Click on the name of the country where
you live to obtain this information.
Shenzhen Special Economic Zone
A restricted visa to enter the
Shenzhen Economic Zone can be obtained in Hong
Kong and at some boarder crossings.
Do I need visa for a visit to
Residents of most countries
can enter Hong Kong without applying for a visa
in advance and are allowed to stay for 90 days.
A visa will be issued on arrival.
Do I need a visa to enter Macau
as a tourist?
Residents of the following
countries would be granted visa-free entry to
Macau. Passport holders of other countries not
specified hereunder should apply a visa for entry
The following counties
are visa-free to enter Macau
India, Indonesia, Japan, Lebanon, South Korea,
Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand
Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark,
Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece,
Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Ireland, Liechtenstein,
Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway,
Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden,
Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom
Egypt, Seychelles, South Africa
Brazil, Canada, Mexico, USA, Uruguay
Australia, Kiribati, New Zealand, Samoa
How to get my China visa in Hong
Get a visa yourself Visa at:
Office of the Ministry of Foreign
Affairs of The PRC.
5th Floor, Lower Block,
26 Harbor Road,
Tel: ++852-25851657 OR ++852-25851680
1) You need to go there Monday to
Friday during business hours.
2) "Within One working day" means:
the visa should be processed within 24 hours
"Fast Process" means: the visa should
be processed the same day.
Requirements to obtain a Visa in
A. 1 recent passport photo.
B. Passport which needs to be valid
at least more than 3 months.
C. Call the office before your visit.
A China Tourist and Business (F) Visa
can be obtained easily in Hong Kong. It can be
obtained with the help of a travel agent but at
least 3 full working days should be allowed for
Obtain visa at CITS (H.K.)
A. 1 recent passport photo
B. Passport, which needs to be valid
at least more than 3 months and have a full empty
page inside passport.
C. CTS (H.K.) can obtain tourist visa
CTS (H.K.) Kowloon branch office Address:
1/F, Alpha House,
27 Nathan Road,
Tel: 2315 7106 working hours: 09:00a.m.-17:00p.m.
(Sunday & public holidays)
What type of visa do I need?
Single-entry China visas are usually
valid for 3 months after the issue date, and will
permit you to stay in China for a maximum of 30
days. This visa will allow you to travel as a
tourist or conduct general business activities.
Most people need only to apply for a single-entry.
What do I need for visa application?
Your passport (original, not a copy),
which must be valid for at least 6 months from
the date of travel, with at least one blank visa
page (amendment pages and pages with bar codes
are not acceptable for visa stamping).
One completed, signed Visa Application
Form for each passport, with two passport photos.
China Highlights Travel Service can supply a current
visa application form.
What do you mean by passport
The Chinese consulate requires a photo
similar to the one in your passport. They will
only accept photos which are head-only, full frontal,
with a white background, approximately 1-1/2"
by 2". Cut-outs from personal photographs are
How to get an invitation letter
from your company for my visa application?
In order to apply for a visa to our
country, you may need an invitation letter from
an official travel company. We will supply this
letter to our clients after they confirm the tour
booking by fax.
Please E-mail us the following information
so that we can complete the invitation.,
1. The exact date of entering China:
2. How long will you stay in China?
3. Cities that you will be visiting:
4. Names as the same as on the passport;
5. Sex: male or female
6. Date of birth:(Example:SEP.6th,
7. Passport No:
8. Passport expire: (Example:2004-7-25)
10. Your Telephone and your fax number;
11. Your address.
Upon receiving your information, we
will fax you your tour confirmation letter on
our official stationery with our company seal.