China Tourist Visa

***IMPORTANT***

 

  1. You must submit your original U.S. passport with your application.

  2. You must sign your passport.

  3. You must follow our detailed instructions on filling out the application. 

***Failure to do so will cause a delay in our processing of your visa.***

The Required Documents We Need From You

All of the following documents need to be in-hand when visiting our office.

  • ORIGINAL U.S. PASSPORT with 2 blank pages and 6 months remaining validity from date of travel.  The Visa is affixed inside the Passport so the original Passport is required.  The Passport must be signed by the person named in the Passport.  If a minor, the minor can sign or a parent can print the minor's name and then "signed by" + your signature.

  • Three (3) copies of your application, filled out online following our example application

  • Three (3)  copies of your driver's license 

  • Three (3) copies of your hotel confirmation 

  • Three (3) copies of your airline reservations must show travel to and from China, not Hong Kong 

  • One (1) Recent passport photo. No glasses, must be able to see ears,  NO SMILE. You may NOT use the photo that is in your passport.

  • If you are a Texas resident, complete the China Details online form at the bottom of this page.  If must be completed online (typed) and then printed.

Don't worry, we're going to walk you through it right now...

Step 1.

Call us at 210-375-7525  

We'll have a quick conversation to learn about your request and then schedule an appointment with you for the next available opening.  The next step is to get your paperwork together...

Step 2.

Print this checklist so you don't miss anything.  

Check off each item as you collect them. You'll also need to bring the checklist in during your appointment so keep it and all your documents together.  We suggest getting a folder.

Step 3. 

Complete These Online Forms

China Visa Application

Complete the online form below.  Print three copies for your appointment.

 If we have to fill it out during the appointment there may be an extra fee.

***Important information on filling out China Application.​***

 

Please fill out details on page ATTACHED, use YEAR / MONTH / DAY for your birthday. This must be filled out online or typed.  

 

  • Always Put "N/A" instead of leaving a space blank or empty box

  • Question 1.9 is your Driver's License

  • Question 1.17  If you are a housewife, self-employed or retired- please write your name. If you work for a company- write your company name.

    • All applicants must write a complete address that includes: Street, City, State, and Zip​ Code.

  • Question 1.18 is your Full Address including City and State

  • Question 2.2 Is MULTIPLE ENTRY FOR 1 YEAR. (You will actually get a 10 year visa)

  • Question 2.4 Is YEAR / MONTH / DAY

  • Question 2.5 Is How many days in China

  • Question 2.6 Is YEAR / MONTH / DAY AND FULL ADDRESS OF HOTEL

    • Please include as much Hoel info as possible.​

  • Question 3.8 Complete each box with N/A of this section

  • Question 4.1 Is YEAR / MONTH / DAY on the signature line. Signature must be handwritten in black ink.

  • Question 4.3 Please check the box that says "I HAVE READ and accepted the above contents."

  • Part 5 (Questions 5.1-5.4) Please leave this section blank unless you are applying for a Minor. If you are applying for a minor, please complete the section.

  • Please do not print Double- sided

China Details Form
Are you a Texas resident?  Complete this online form and then print it.  It's required for all Visa requests.
Note: This for is NOT required if you are: A housewife, unemployed, high school student and under or if you are retired
****This form should be filled out online by typing directly into the fields.  If you are unable to do so, please check your computer settings and software to make sure it's up-to-date for Adobe Reader.***

Step 4. 

Collect The Remaining Documents

Use your printed checklist to collect the additional documents that are needed. Again it's critical that all of the documents, including the necessary number of copies are collected prior to your appointment.

We'd suggest keeping all documents in a folder with the checklist at the top.

If you have questions about any of the documents, please call us at 210-375-7525.

Step 5. 

Call us at 210-375-7525

Double check everything on your checklist and if it's all there, call us to confirm that you have all documents.  We'll reconfirm our appointment with you once more. 

Visa Fees

Consulate Fee

$140.00

3-day rush

Consulate fee

$165.00

Global Passport Express Fee

$135.00

Global Passports Expedited fee

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$175.00

Out of Texas - Global Passport Fee

$150.00

One Time Return Fedex Fee

$27.00

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Global Passport Express provides services on behalf of our clients and is not a government agency.

The fees for services provided by Global Passport Express are charged to the client upfront. These fees are not based on whether the various government entities that we work with approve or decline your application.

Global Passport Express is not responsible for and has no control over delays caused by any government agency and/or mail delivery service or any other third party that is used in the process. This includes errors and/or omissions by the client on any of the required documents that are required.

Fees and timeframes are subject to change without notice and are beyond the control of Global Passport Express.  These are the most accurate fees and timeframes available to us at this time. 

It is critical that all the steps above are followed in order to ensure a smooth process and avoid as many delays as possible with the government agencies that we work with.

Some common issues that cost you more time and money are:

  • Incomplete Applications (missing info, missing signatures, etc.)

  • Missing/Inaccurate Identification Documents

  • Not enough copies of needed documents

  • Notarized incorrectly or not at all.

Again, please follow all steps outlined above.

Contact Us

GLOBAL PASSPORT SERVICES
8000 INTERSTATE 10 FRONTAGE RD 

STE 600
SAN ANTONIO TX 78230

(210) 375-7525

 

Do not follow GPS to our location.  It will take you to either Lowe's, in which case we can always use a few bags of black mulch.  Or you could end up at Starbucks, if so, please bring one grande chai tea latte.  If you have trouble finding us, please call (210) 375-7525 for assistance.


 

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