Visa Information
   
 

Generally speaking, a Chinese consulate is responsible for issuing China visas within its area of operation. If there is no consulate near you, contact the Chinese embassy in your national capital. For a tourist visa, the application procedure is straightforward and usually takes between one and five days. For information about your nearest embassy or consulate, click on a country in the list below:

If you are in the U.S and would prefer to use a visa service, Imperial Tours has organized preferential rates with one such company. For information, please send us an EMAIL. Note that this service is not available to the general public, but only for Imperial Tours' customers.

Algeria Denmark Italy New Zealand Switzerland
Argentina Ecuador Jamaica Nigeria Syria
Australia Egypt Japan Norway Thailand
Austria Finland Jordan Pakistan Turkey
Belgium France Kuwait Philippines United Arab Emirates
Brazil Germany Lebanon Poland United Kingdom
Canada Greece Malaysia Portugal United States of America
Chile Hungary Mexico Singapore Uruguay
Colombia India Morocco Spain Venezuela
Congo / Zaire Ireland Netherlands Sweden

 

Algeria
Embassy Address: 34, Blvd. des Martyrs,Aigiers, Algeria
Tel: 213-60-53-62
Tlx: 66193, 53233
Economic Counselor: Tel: 213-60-31-89

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Argentina
Embassy Address: Avda Crisologo Larralde 5349 1431 Buenos Aires, Argentina
Tel: 54 (1) 543-8862
Tlx: 22871

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Australia
Embassy Address: 15 Coronation Dr.,Yarralumla, A.C.T. 2600, Australia
Tel: 61 (62) 273-4780
Fax: 61 (62) 273 4878
Tlx: 62489

Consulate General (Sydney) Address: 539 Elizabeth St., Surry Hills Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia
Tel: 61 (2) 698-7373, 698-7838
Tlx: 27931 CHISYD

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Austria
Embassy Address: Metternlchgasse 4 1030 Vienna, Austria
Tel: 43 (222) 7531409
Fax: 43 (222) 7136816
Tlx: 135794 CHINB A

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Belgium
Embassy Address: 443 avenue de Tervueren 1150 Brussels, Belgium
Tel: 32 (2) 771-3309
Fax: 32 (2) 7723745
Tlx: 23328 AMCHIN B

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Brazil
Embassy Address: SES, Av. das Nacoes, Lote 51 70 443 Brasila, D.E, Brazil
Tel: 55 (61) 2448695
Tlx: 1300

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Canada
Embassy Address: 511-515 St. Patrick St.,Ottawa, ON KIN 5H3, Canada
Tel: 1 (613) 789-3434
Fax: 1 (613) 789-1911
Tlx: 053-3770

Consulate General (Toronto) Address: 240 St. George St.,Toronto, ON M5R 2P4, Canada
Tel: 1 (416) 964-7260
Fax: 1 (416) 324-6468
Tlx: 06-217601

Consulate General (Vancouver) Address: 3380 Granville St.,Vancouver, BC V6H 3K3, Canada
Tel: 1 (604) 734-7492
Fax: 1 (604) 737-0154
Tlx: 0454659

Chinese Consulate General in Calgary

1011 6th Ave. S.W., Suite 100, Calgary, AB T2P 0W1
Tel: (403) 2643322 Visa section: (403)5371247
Fax:(403) 2646656

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Chile
Embassy Address: Av. da Pedro de Valdivia 550,1032 Santiago, Chile
Postal Address: Casilla 3417, Santiago
Tel: 56 (2) 2239988, 2232465
Tlx: 242190 SICOM CL

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Colombia
Embassy Address: Calle 71, No. 2A-41,Santa Fe de Bogota, D.C., Colombia
Tel: 57 (1) 2118251
Tlx: 45387 CHINACO

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Congo / Zaire
Embassy Address: 73, avenue des Trois "Z" Kinshasa-Gombe, Zaire
Postal Address: B.R 5745 Kinshasa-Gombe
Tel: 243 (12) 31659
Tlx: 21378 SHIOCOM ZR
Economic Counselor: Address: 6, Avenue Bumba,Kinshasa-Binza, Zaire
Tel: 243 (12) 80217

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Denmark
Embassy Address: Oregards Alle 25,2900 Hellerup, Copenhagen, Denmark
Tel: 45 31-62-58-06
Fax: 45 31-62-54-84
Tlx: 27019

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Ecuador
Embassy Address: Av. Atahualpa No. 349 y Av. Amazonas,Quito, Ecuador
Postal Address: Apto Postal 5143, Quito
Tel: 593 (2) 458128
Tlx: 2164 ECHINA ED

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Egypt
Embassy Address: 14 Sharia Bahgat Aly, Zamalek,Cairo, Egypt
Tel: 20 (2) 3417691
Tlx: 93180 CHICO UN CAIRO
Economic Counselor: Tel: 20 (2) 3412094

Consulate General (Alexandria) Address: 6, Badawi St., Rassaffa, Moharam Bay,Alexandria, Egypt
Tel: 20 (2) 49165953
Tlx: 54544 CHICO UN

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Finland
Embassy Address: Vanha Kelkkamaki 9-11 00570 Helsinki 57, Finland
Tel: 358 (0) 684-8371
Fax: 358 (0) 6849551

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France
Embassy Address: 11 avenue George V 75008 Paris, France
Tel: 33 (1) 47-23-34-45
Tlx: 270114

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Germany
Embassy Address: KurfDrstenallee 12 5300 Bonn 2, Germany
Tel: 49 (228) 361095
Tlx: 885672 VRCHHD

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Greece
Embassy Address: Odos Krinon 2A,Palaio Psychiko, 154,10 Athens, Greece
Postal Address: PO Box 65188, Athens
Tel: 30 (1) 6723281
Tlx: 214383

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Hungary
Embassy Address: Benczur utca. 17 1068 Budapest VI, Hungary
Tel: 36 (1) 122-4872
Tlx: 227733 CHIBE H

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India
Embassy Address: 50-D, Shanti Path, Chanakyapuri New Delhi, 110021,India
Tel: 91 (11) 608944, 600328
Tlx: 3166250 SINO IN

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Ireland
Embassy Address: 40 Ailesbury Road,Dublin 4, Ireland
Tel: 353 (1) 269-1707
Tlx: 30626

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Italy
Embassy Address: via Bruxelles 56, 00198 Rome, Italy
Tel: 39 (6) 8448186
Tlx: 680159

Consulate General (Milan) Address: via Carducci 11,20123 Milan, Italy
Tel: 391 (2) 862268, 862968
Tlx: 313065 SCCGC

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Jamaica
Embassy Address: 8 Seaview Ave. Kingston 10, Jamaica, W.l.
Tel: 1 (809) 927-6816, 927-0850
Tlx: 2202 CHINAEMB JA

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Japan
Embassy Address: 3-433, Moto Azabu, Minato-ku,Tokyo 106, Japan
Tel: 81 (3) 3403-3380
Fax: 81 (3) 3403-3345
Tlx: 28705

Consulate General (Osaka)
Tel: 81 (6) 445-9481, 45-9471
Fax: 81 (6) 445-9476

Consulate General (Fuknoka)
Tel: 81 (93) 713-7532
Tlx: 72 2222 CHICON J

Consulate General (Sapporo) Address: 15, Nishi 23-chome, Minami 13-Jo, Chuo-ku,Sapporo 064, Japan
Tel: 81 (11) 563-5563, 563-1818
Tlx: 934250 CHICOS J

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Jordan
Embassy Address: Shmeisani,Amman, Jordan
Tel: 962 (6) 666139
Tlx: 21770 CHINEM JO

Economic Counselor: Wadi-Sir District, 7th Circle Amman, Jordan
Tel: 962 (6) 821727, 810243

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Kuwait
Embassy Address: Shamiya Area 2, Street 24, House 1,Safat, Kuwait
Tel: 965 4840614, 4840617
Tlx: 22688 CHINAEM KT

Economic Counselor: Address: House 12, Street 1, Area 6 Bayan, Kuwait
Postal Address: PO Box 23353
Tel: 965 5388951
Tlx: 22688

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Lebanon
Embassy Address: 72 Nicolas Ibrahim Sursock St. Ramlet El-Baida Beirut, Lebanon
Postal Address: PO Box 114-5098
Tel: 961 (1) 830317
Tlx: CHINCO 21344 LE

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Malaysia
Embassy Address: 229 Jalan Ampang,50450 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Tel: 60 (3) 2428495
Tlx: CHIEI

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Mexico
Embassy Address: Avda. Rio Magdalena 172,Col. Tizapan,01090 Mexico City, D.E, Mexico
Tel: 52 (5) 548-0898
Tlx: 1773907

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Morocco
Embassy Address: 2 rue Mekki El Bitaouri Souissi,Rabat, Morocco
Tel: 212 (7) 549-40
Tlx: 32698 COMCHINE
Economic Counselor: Tel: 212 (7) 527-18

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Netherlands
Embassy Address: Adriaan Goekooplaan 7 JX, The Hague, Netherlands
Tel: 31 (70) 3551515
Fax: 31 (70)3553651
Tlx: 31699 CHICO NL

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New Zealand
Embassy Address: 2-6 Glenmore St.,Wellington, New Zealand
Tel: 64 (4) 472-13823
Tlx: CHINEMB NZ 3843

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Nigerla
Embassy Address: 119A Taslim Elias Close,Victoria Island,Idgos, Nigeria
Postal Address: PO Box 5653, Lagos
Tel: 234 (1) 612404
Tlx: 21541 NCNA CN
Economic Counselor: Tel: 234(1) 612414

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Norway
Embassy Address: Tuengen alle 2B, Vinderen,Oslo, Norway
Tel: 47 22-49-38-57
Fax: 47 22-92-19-78
Tlx: 71919

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Pakistan
Embassy Address: Ramna 4, Diplomatic Enclave,Islamabad Pakistan
Tel: 92 (51) 826667, 821115

Consulate Generai (Karachi) Address: 207, Aziz Bhatti Shaheed Road Karachi, Pakistan
Tel: 92 (21) 510425, 514934

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Philippines
Embassy Address: 4896 Pasay Road,Dasmarinas Village, Makati Metro Manila, Philippines
Postal Address: PO Box 7430 Airmail Exchange Office

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Poland
Embassy Address: Ul. Bonilraterska 1,00-203 Warsaw, Poland
Tel: 48 (22) 313861, 313869
Tlx: 813589 CHINA PL

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Portugal
Embassy Address: Rua de Sao Caetano 2,1200 Lisbon, Portugal
Tel: 351 (1) 3961882
Tlx: 14762

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Singapore
Embassy Address: Commercial Representative,70-76, Dalvey Road Singapore 1025
Tel: 65 7343360, 7343307
Fax: 65 7338590
Tlx: RS36878 CHICRO

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Spain
Embassy Address: Arturo Soria 113 28027 Madrid Spain
Tel: 34 (1) 5194242
Tlx: 22808

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Sweden
Embassy Address: Lidovagen 8 115 25 Stockholm, Sweden
Tel: 46 (8) 662-7155
Tlx: 16490

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Switzerland
Embassy Address: Kalcheggweg 10 3006 Berne, Switzerland
Tel: 41 (31) 447333
Fax: 41 (31) 434573

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Syria
Embassy Address: 83 Ata Ayoubi St.,Damascus, Syria
Postal Address: PO Box 2455, Damascus
Tel: 963 (11) 330845, 333559
Tlx: 412647

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Thailand
Embassy Address: 57 Rachadapisake Road Bangkok 10310, Thailand
Tel: 66 (2) 245-7032/8, 245-7046

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Turkey
Embassy Address: Golgeli Sok. 34,Gaziosmanpasa,Ankara, Turkey
Tel: 90 (312) 4361453
Tlx: 46387 CHCM TR

Consulate General (Istanbul) Address: Mecidlyeroy, Ortakiar Cad. 14 Istanbul, Turkey
Tel: 90 (1) 1666590
Tlx: 26906 CCGT TR

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United Arab Emirates
Embassy Address: Flat No. 1402, Khaiifa Khandi Building,Corniche Road Abu Dhabi, UAE
Postal Address: PO Box 8179, Abu Dhabi
Tel: 971 (2) 321677
Tlx: 23829 CHINCO EM
Economic Counselor: Tel: 971 (2)321603

Consulate General (Dubai) PO Box 9374 Dubai, UAE
Tel: 971 (4) 448032
Tlx: 46268 COMOF EM

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United Kingdom
Embassy Address: 56-60 Lancaster Gate London W2 3NG, UK
Tel: 44 (71) 262-0253, 636-8845
Tlx: 896440 CLEFSL G

Consulate General (Manchester)
Address: Denison House, Denison Road, Victoria Park Manchester M14 5RX, UK
Tel: 44 (61) 434-0907

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United States of America
For up to date consulate and visa information, please visit the Chinese Embassy's website in USA, by clicking here.

Embassy Address: 2300 Connecticut Ave., NW Washington DC 20008, USA
Tel: 1 (202) 328-2500
Fax: 1 (202) 232-7855
Tlx: 440673 PRCCUI

Embassy Visa Office (Washington DC): Room 110, 2201 Wisconsin Avenue. N.W. Washington, DC 20007
Tel: 1 (202)338-6688, Faxback: (202)265-9809, Fax: (202)588-9760, Email: chnvisa@bellatlantic.net

Consulate General (Chicago) Address: 100 West Erie St, Chicago IL 60610
Tel: (312) 803 0095, Fax (312) 803 0110(for residents of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas and Colorado)

Consulate General (Houston) Address: 3417 Montrose Blvd. Houston, TX 77006 USA
Tel: 1 (713) 526-4311, Fax (713) 524 8466, 524-0780 Tlx: 762173 (for residents of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Arkansas and Oklahoma)

Consulate General (New York) Address: 520 12th Ave., New York, NY 10036, USA
Tel: 1 (212) 244 9456, (212) 279 4275, 330-7427/8, Fax (212) 502 0245
Tlx: 429134 (for residents of New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Vermont, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Maine, New Jersey and Ohio)

Consulate General (San Francisco) Address: 1450 Laguna St. San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
Tel: 1 (415) 674-2900, 563-4874, (415) 928 6931, Fax (415) 563 4861
Tlx: 4970121 (for Northern California, Oregon, Nevada, Washington or Alaska)

Consulate General (Los Angeles) Address: 443 Shatto Place, Los Angeles, CA 90020, USA
Tel: 1 (213) 807 8088, 380-3104, 380 2506
Fax: 1 (213) 380-1961 (for residents of Southern California, Arizona, New Mexico and Hawaii)

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Uruguay
Embassy Address: Leyenda Patria 2880 AP 101 Montevideo, Uruguay
Tel: 598 (2) 701456
Tlx: 23328 CHIEMBA UY

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Venezuela
Embassy: Quinta "La Majada",Caile San Pedro Prados Del Este, Apto 80665,Caracas 1080-A, Venezuela
Tel: 58 (2) 978-4424
Tlx: 21734

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