A Guide for Foreigners Applying for Chinese Ordinary Visa
2009.04.27

A Guide for Foreigners Applying for Chinese Ordinary Visa

         

 No: 12 

Item

Examination and Approval of the Application for Chinese ordinary visa

Certificate issued and its valid period

Certificate issued: Visa of the People’s Republic of China

Valid period: none

Type of examination and approval and legal force

Visa will be issued after the application is examined and approved, with which a foreigner is permitted to enter and exit China

Legal basis

1Law of the People’s Republic of China on Control of the Entry and Exit of Aliens, Articles 2, 7, 8, 10, 21, 23, 25, 26

2Rules Governing the Implementation Of the Law of the People's Republic Of China on the Entry and Exit of Aliens, Articles 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 34, 35, 36, 39, 52, 53, 54, 55

The Law of the People’s Republic of China on the Control of the Exit and Entry of Citizens (Article 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 13, 14)

Rules for the Implementation of the Law of the People's Republic of China on the Control of the Exit and Entry of Citizens (Article 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 13, 14)

Conditions for examination and approval

Foreigners applying for entry and exit of China

Application materials

1. Provide valid passport or other certificates with equal legal force; 2. Fill in visa application form; 3. Submit relevant documentary evidence supporting your purpose of entry and exit for examination; 4. Submit photo.

Department managing the application and its address

Division of Exit-Entry Administration of Foshan Public Security Bureau

2nd floor, Chuangye Building, No. 162 South Fenjiang Road

Department making approval decision

Foshan Public Security Bureau

Procedures

1. Submit the application to Division of Exit-Entry Administration of Foshan Public Security Bureau; 2. Get the visa at reception in due undertaken time.

Time limit for examination and approval

Five working days since acceptance of the application

Charge for examination and approval

Charge: with charges

Charge standard:

(See attachment)

Basis of Charge: No. 56 [1997], Price Control Administration of Guangdong Province and Department of Finance of Guangdong Province; No. 89 [1996], the Ministry of Public Security; No. 392 [2003], State Planning Commission and Ministry of Finance (No. 111[2003], Price Control Administration of Guangdong Province)

Form for examination and approval         

none

Annual verification or inspection     

none

 Departments attending to inquiries and complaints and their telephone numbers

Department managing inquiries: Division of Exit-Entry Administration of Foshan Public Security Bureau

Tel.: 83335602

Department attending to complaints: Supervision Department of Foshan Public Security Bureau

Tel: 110 or 83391061

Notes