Visa Information

Only reminders for your visa application. Please consult the embassy or visa center for details.

  • Since March 15, 2023, China has resumed issuing all types of visas for foreigners. We recommend Tourist Visa (type L) for all registered participants, in which case the invitation letter is NOT needed. If you book a room on our website, you will get the hotel reservation document upon successful payment.
  • Participants can apply for a visa at the Chinese embassy, consulates, or Visa Application Service Center in the region they live. Your passport must be valid for at least six months after the expiry date of your visa. All Visa applicants must submit the application documents in person and have their fingerprints collected. Please refer to the website of the fore-mentioned facilities for detailed requirements. /
  • It is recommended that you apply for a Chinese visa at least 1 month in advance.
  • [NEWS] From 00:00 (Beijing time) on Wednesday July 26 2023, the Chinese government will resume the 15-day visa free policy for Singaporean citizens holding ordinary passport who enter China for business, tourism, family visit and transit purposes. Visas which have been issued to Singaporean citizens are still valid. Visa applications that have been lodged before will be processed normally.
  • [NEWS] Please notify us in advance if you need a TE letter. It takes 7 workdays for the Foreign Affairs Administration in Shanghai to process your TE application. Schedule your visa appointment wisely.

Invitation Letters

If you are requesting time off, funding, or refurbishment from the department, or applying for other types of visa that need an invitation letter, we are more than willing to help. Please contact

The end of China's zero-COVID policy

China has lifted all restrictions for inbound travelers since January 8, 2023. .