The foreigners can apply port visas from the Port visa agencies are set up at the following ports:Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin, Dalian, Fuzhou, Xiamen, Xi’an, Guilin, Hangzhou, Kunming, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Zhuhai, Qingdao, Yantai, Weihai, Haikou, Sanya, Chongqing, Chengdu, Nanjing, Manzhou Li, Heihe, Shenyang, Suifen He, Wuhan, Jinan,Urumchi, Changshafor the following reasons:
Being invited at short notice by the Chinese side to attend a trade fair in China;
Being invited to China to enter a bid or to formally sign an economic or trade contract;
Coming to China under contract for supervision over export shipment, import commodity inspection or check on the completion of a contract.
Being invited to install equipment or make rush repairs;
Coming to China at the request of the Chinese side or settling Claims;
Being invited to China for scientific or technological consulting services;
A last-minute replacement or addition, approved by the Chinese side, to a delegation or group that has been invited and has already obtained visas for traveling to China;
For visiting a patient in a critical condition or making funeral arrangements;
As persons in immediate transit who, because of force majeure, are unable to leave China by the original air craft within 24 hours or have to leave China by other means of transport;
As other invitees who really do not have enough time to apply for visas to the above-mentioned Chinese agencies abroad but hold letters or telegrams from designated competent authorities approving the application for visas at port visa agencies.
The tourist groups that organized and received by
Chinese international travel agencies and the approved HongKong, Macau travel agencies can apply for port visas.
To apply for port visa, aliens shall provide such pertinent information as requested and complete the following procedures：
Fill in thevisa application formandsubmit one photo which is recently-taken ,2-inches ,half-length ,bareheaded and full-face.
Other materials maybe used.
The individual visa application can be applied by the reception units. The group visa application can be applied by the Chinese international travel agencies and the approved Hongkong and Macau travel agencies.
For the application of visiting visa( F visa ),applicants should hand over the materials listed below:
To apply for repetitious valid F visa needs to provide a letter or telegram from the senior authorized organizations.
To apply for a 2 -entries valid F visa( including group ) needs to provide a letter or telegram from the senior authorized organizations or the junior organizations.
To apply for a 1- entry valid F visa( including group ) needs to provide a letter , telegram or a invitation from the senior authorized organizations or the junior organizations，the local Chinese governments which above town, or the various companies ,sections and commodity fairs. The letter , telegram or the invitation should be provided by the organizations which belong to the province, municipality and the city which is administered by central government where the port visa department locate if it were not issued by the senior and junior organizations. If the application is from different areas, it is necessary for the inviting unit to get the permission from the exit-entry administration department of local public security organs .
Foreigners could obtain a 6-month or 1-year repetitious valid F visa by providing a letter or telegram from the senior authorized organizations. Foreigners could obtain a 6-month repetitious valid F visa, or a F visa which could be used for 1 or 2 entries within 6 months by providing a letter or telegram from the junior authorized organizations. The others could obtain a F visa which could be used for 1 or 2 entries within 3 months by providing useful inviting information.
Foreigners who apply forLvisa in order to handle urgent affairs should submit the supporting papers, and the visa would be valid in 3 months for 1 entry.
Foreigners who apply for group visa will not limit its number. It is necessary to provide the offical papers issued by the organizing and reception international travel agencies or the approved Hongkong and Macau travel agencies and the lists of the travel groups.
The visa would be valid in 2 months for 1 entry.
To apply for visa G, a valid visa for entering the country(region) of destination, or connecting tickets to take air craft, bus and ship.
The visa would be valid in 10 days for 1 entry.
To apply for visa C, the papers issued by civil aviaton or traffic department is necessary, and the visa would be valid in 10 days for 1 entry.
Foreigners applying for port visa shall pay visa fees according to the regulations made by Chinese government.