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Get information on Chinese visas and how to apply. It is very nasty to find yourself in a visa crisis while in China. Time and again, I come across foreigners who did not check the facts carefully and found themselves in an unexpected visa crisis. So what is a Chinese visa? What visa should you obain before arrival? Also know what your visa allows you to do while in China. With this information you can better prepare yourself, by getting the right visa and avoid unpleasant endings like paying a fine over a misconception.
Brief Introduction to the Chinese Visa
|A Brief Introduction to Chinese Visa and the Procedure for Visa Application
Chinese visa is a permit issued to a foreigner by the Chinese visa authorities for entry into, exit from or transit through the Chinese territory. The Chinese visa authorities may issue a diplomatic, courtesy, service or ordinary visa to a foreigner according to his identity, purpose of visit to China and passport type. Hereunder is an introduction to the ordinary visa and its application procedure:
Source: China Foreign Affairs Bureau
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