The regular visa processing time is 4 working days(not including the day of receiving application documents ). Express service takes 1-3 working days.
1.Please note the Embassy can't provide same day service. The applications must be submitted during the opening hours of the Consular Office of Chinese Embassy.
2.In case of a withdrawal of visa application, there will be no refund for either visa fee or express fee. All payments need to be made only by US dollars cash.
3. To collect a visa, please bring the pick-up form issued by the Chinese consular officer and come according to the collection time specified on it.
4. In case the pick-up form is lost, owner of the passport is required to come to the Consular Office in person with his/her IC and one copy of it, and make a statement about the loss. The passport will be returned once the owner's identity is confirmed. If someone else except the owner gets back the passport with the pick-up form, the Chinese Embassy will bear no responsibility at all.
Individual Visa Application
Single entry: 30 US$
Double entry: 45 US$
Multiple entry for or less than 6 months: 60 US$
Multiple entry for 12 months and above: 90 US$
Extra express fee(to collect a visa on the second working day): 30 US$
Express fee(to collect a visa on the third or fourth working day):20 US$
Fee for Hong Kong entry visa: 30 US$
Group Visa Application: Single-Entry (24 US$/per person)
Express fee (collection time: on the next working day of the consular office from the application day): 10 US$/per person
On reciprocity, as of Jan.20th, visa fees for American citizens are changed as follows:
Individual visa (single, double or multiple-entry): 130 US$/per person
Group visa : 110 US$/per person
Express service fees:20 US$/per person