The Great Wall Visa Services
7753 Patriot Dr., Suite 36
Annandale, VA 22003

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China Tourist Visa


 1  Your Passport


Your actual passport, which must be valid up to at least 6 months with at least one blank visa page.

If you are ethnic Chinese, a minor, or a non-US citizen, you must also meet these Special Requirements.

Note: The last three pages on the US passport are for amendment and endorsement and cannot be used for visa stamp.

 2  Photocopy of Passport

A CLEAR copy of the information page of your passport in addition to your original passport.

 3  China Visa Application Form

Simply order online and the system will generate all application forms for you.

You can also download Application Form here.

Forms must be completely filled, signed and dated. One form per applicant. Do not leave any areas blank but instead write "N/A" if you don't have answer to a question, or if the question does not apply to you.

Important Reminder: Hand-written application forms ARE NOT accepted by Chinese Embassy. You must TYPE your answers in our fillable pdf form.

If you need help with filling out the application form, please contact us.

 4  Photograph
One recent 2x2 passport size photo (black & white or color is acceptable), with a plain background, taken by a professional passport photo service, such as Walmart, Walgreen, CVS, Kinkos and etc. Photos printed on regular papers are not accepted.
 5  Supporting Documents

Effective Aug. 1, 2012, you must provide one of the following documents for a tourist visa.

A) Photocopy of round-trip airline ticket AND hotel reservation; OR

B) Invitation Letter for tourist group issued by a duly authorized tourism unit; OR

C) Invitation Letter issued by Chinese companies, corporations, institutions and individuals. If the invitation is issued by an individual, a photocopy of that person's Chinese ID is required.

Invitation letter issued by companies, corporations, institutions or individuals in China shall include the following items:

(a) Personal information of applicant: name, gender, date of birth, passport number, etc.

(b) Information concerning applicant's visit: purpose of visit, date of arrival and departure, places to visit, relationship between the applicant and the inviter, and who will bear the cost of the applicant's accommodations in China.

(c) Information of inviter: name of the unit or individual, phone number, address, and if applicable, seal and signature of the legal representative.

You can download Sample Invitation Letter here.

Invitation letter can be submitted as a photocopy. However, original invitation and/or personal interview may be requested at visa officer's discretion.

 6  Order Form

The order form will be generated automatically after you finish the online order procedure.

 7  Processing Fees:

The fees include the consular fee, our service fee and the shipping fee. Please check your fees here.

The system will automatically calculate the fees for you when you order online.

Please make your payment payable to our company as instructed in the order form.

  Important Notes

Processing time means the time it takes for the Chinese Consulate to process your visa. Please allow extra time for shipping and handling.


Send all documents using a trackable service, such as express mail or certified mail, provided by a reputable courier (FedEx, UPS or USPS)to our office address as instructed in the order form.