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Updates on Visa and Entry Requirements of China

Under China's newly-updated COVID-19 control protocol, close contacts and inbound travelers will be under medical observation in isolation at designated sites for seven days plus three days of in-home health monitoring. 

Subsequently, a number of Chinese embassies abroad successively announced the latest visa policies. PU-free policy is implemented in many countries including Italy, Turkey and France, etc. The following is the summary of the latest adjustments for Chinese visa applications in 2022.


Country

Updated Adjustments to Visa Policies

Italy

Il personale che si reca in Cina per attività commerciali, educative, tecnico-scientifiche, sportive e culturali (per visto “M”, “F”, “Z”) non ha bisogno di presentare la Invitation letter(PU) rilasciata dagli organi competenti cinesi. I richiedenti che si recano in Cina per lavoro (occupazione in Cina - per visto “Z”) devono presentare la “Notification letter of foreigner’s working permit in the People’s Republic of China” oppure il “People’s Republic of China foreigner’s work permit” per richiedere il visto di lavoro

Know More: http://it.china-embassy.gov.cn/ita/lstz/202206/t20220623_10708229.htm 

Turkey

Çin’e çalışma amaçlı gidecek kişiler için vize davetiyesi muafiyeti

Çin’in ilgili devlet makamları tarafından Çin’de çalışması onaylanan kişiler çalışma vizesine başvuru yaparken Çin’in ilgili devlet kurumu tarafından verilen vize davet mektubunu ibraz etmelerine gerek yoktur.

Know More: http://tr.china-embassy.gov.cn/tur/lsfw/202206/t20220614_10703080.htm 

France

À compter d’aujourd’hui, les personnes se trouvant en France et désirant se rendre en Chine pour motif de reprise de travail ou d’activités économiques (dans les secteurs commerciaux, éducatifs, scientifiques, sportifs et culturels), n’ont plus besoin de fournir la Lettre d’Invitation (PU) délivrée par les autorités compétentes chinoises, lors de la demande de visa de commerce (M) ou de visite (F).

Know More: http://fr.china-embassy.gov.cn/fra/zgzfg/zgsg/lsb/202206/t20220628_10711271.htm 

Vietnam

Applicants intending to work in China can apply for Z visa by submitting the routine documents (See link: http://vn.china-embassy.gov.cn/eng/lsyw/201508/t20150807_1675292.htm, similarly hereinafter). The Invitation Letters (PU or TE) issued by relevant local authorities are no longer required.

Applicants visiting China for short-term work and production activities can apply for F or M visas by submitting the routine documents and the Invitation Letters (PU or TE) issued by relevant local authorities.

Know More: http://vn.china-embassy.gov.cn/eng/lsyw/202206/t20220616_10704507.htm 

Spain

Dejará de ser necesaria la Carta de Invitación (PU Letter) para los extranjeros que se dedican a las actividades de comercio, educación, ciencia y tecnología, deporte, cultura, etc. en China cuando soliciten el visado de comercio o de visita.

Know More: http://es.china-embassy.gov.cn/esp/lqyw/202206/t20220616_10704059.htm 

Portugal

A partir de hoje, as pessoas em Portugal que desejam visitar a China para trabalho ou actividades económicas (nos sectores comercial, educativo, científico, desportivo e cultural), já não necessitam de fornecer a Carta Convite (PU) emitida pelas autoridades chinesas competentes, quando solicitam um visto de negócios (M) ou de visita (F).

Know More: http://pt.china-embassy.gov.cn/pot/lqsw/Consulate01/202207/t20220702_10714147.htm 

Germany

Die Antragsteller, die von zentralen Regierungs- und Staatsbehörden in Beijing, Ämtern für auswärtige oder wirtschaftliche Angelegenheiten auf Provinzebene, staatseigenen Unternehmen auf zentraler Ebene und den autorisierten städtischen Ämtern für auswärtige Angelegenheiten zu einem China-Besuch eingeladen sind, und ein von der einschlägigen Behörde ausgestelltes amtliches Einladungsschreiben vorweisen können.  

Die Antragsteller, die Berufstätigkeit in China wieder aufnehmen bzw. aufnehmen und gültige Arbeitserlaubnisse wie „Foreigner’s Work Permit“ oder „Notification Letter of Foreigner’s Work Permit“ vorweisen können.

Know More: http://de.china-embassy.gov.cn/det/lsfw/202206/t20220610_10701734.htm 

United States of America

M/FVisits related to economic and trade, science, technology, etc

- PU Letter

ZWork

- Notification Letter of Foreigner’s Work Permit in the PRC

Know More: http://us.china-embassy.gov.cn/eng/zytz/202206/t20220614_10702581.htm 

Canada

You can apply for Commercial and Trade (M) or Visit (F) Visa with the Invitation Letter from Chinese business partner or relevant institution.

Know More: http://ca.china-embassy.gov.cn/eng/sgxw/202206/t20220616_10704018.htm 

Japan

本日より、申請者は管轄地域の中国ビザ申請サービスセンターまたは総領事館にてビザを申請してください:

M (商業・貿易) - 商業貿易活動の目的で訪中する方 - 中国国内の取引先が発行した招聘状。F(交流・訪問・視察)- 技術開発提携、訪問・交流等の非営利活動の目的で訪中する方 - 中国国内の関係機関または個人が発行した招聘状

Know More: http://jp.china-embassy.gov.cn/jpn/lszc/hzqzyw/202206/t20220627_10710327.htm 

Singapore

For M-Visa and F-Visa, issued to those who intend to go to China for commercial, trade, exchanges, visits, study tours and other activities, the invitation letter issued by a trade partner in China, or trade fair invitation or other invitation letters issued by relevant entity or individual is needed.

Know More: http://sg.china-embassy.gov.cn/eng/lsfw/202206/t20220609_10701031.htm 

Ireland

PU letter is not needed for M/F visa applications. Instructions for visa application can be found at: http://ie.china-embassy.gov.cn/eng/qzfw/201707/t20170707_2238837.htm

Know More: http://ie.china-embassy.gov.cn/eng/tz/202206/t20220630_10712910.htm 

Brazil

Pessoas que irão para a China com finalidade de trabalho a longo prazo ou visita de curto período nas áreas econômicas- comerciais, educativas, científicas-tecnológicas, esportivas ou culturais podem solicitar vistos M, F ou Z. Nos casos de vistos M e F, o solicitante deve submeter os documentos básicos e a Carta de Convite de visto emitida por órgão chinês revelante. Nos casos de vistos Z, o solicitante deve submeter os documentos básicos e a Licença de Emprego para Estrangeiros emitida pelas autoridades chinesas.

Know More: http://br.china-embassy.gov.cn/por/sghds/202206/t20220620_10706748.htm 

Panama

Los solicitantes que viajan a China para participar en actividades económicas, comerciales, educativas, científicas, tecnológicas, deportivas y culturales, al solicitar visa de tipo M o F, no se les requerirán presentar obligatoriamente la carta de invitación (PU Invitation Letter) emitida por las autoridades chinas pertinente.

Know More: http://pa.china-embassy.gov.cn/esp/lsfw/202206/t20220621_10706769.htm 

Denmark

Applicants intending to visit mainland China for resuming work and production can apply for M or F visa by submitting the routine documents. Invitation letters (PU or TE) are no longer required, with exceptions for those required by special conditions.

Know More: http://dk.china-embassy.gov.cn/eng/cs/202206/t20220616_10704560.htm 

Costa Rica

Viajes por trabajo a largo plazo o visita a corto plazo con fines relacionados con la reactivación de las actividades productivas en sectores económico-comercial, educativo, científico-tecnológico, deportivo, cultural, entre otros:

Con cartas de invitación (PU) emitidas por las instituciones que integran el gobierno central, las oficinas de asuntos exteriores o comerciales a nivel provincial, las empresas estatales centrales, y las oficinas de asuntos exteriores de los gobiernos municipales, podrán solicitar visado de tipo M o F; con Carnet de Permiso de Trabajo para Extranjeros o Notificación de Permiso de Trabajo para Extranjeros, podrán solicitar visado de tipo Z.

Know More: http://cr.china-embassy.gov.cn/esp/lsyw/202206/t20220625_10709970.htm 

Netherlands

As of today, those in the Netherlands intending to travel to China for work or economic activities (commercial, educational, scientific and technological, sporting,  cultural, etc), no longer need to provide the Invitation Letter (PU) issued by the competent Chinese authorities when applying for business (M) or visit (F) visa.

Know More: http://nl.china-embassy.gov.cn/eng/ls/202206/t20220630_10713137.htm 

Norway

As of June 29, 2022, applicants who are needed in necessary resumption of work and production in China and their family members can apply for visa category of F, M, Z and S according to pre-Covid policies .

Know More: http://no.china-embassy.gov.cn/eng/zjsg_2/sgxw/202206/t20220614_10702588.htm 

Poland

Osoby ubiegające się o chińskie wizy biznesowe (M), wizy do wymiany niehandlowej (F), oraz wizy pracownicze (Z), zostają zwolnione z obowiązku posiadania zaproszenia „PU” wystawianego przez Chiński Departament Rządowy dla Cudzoziemców.

Know More: http://pl.china-embassy.gov.cn/pol/lqfw/202207/t20220702_10714193.htm 

Israel

The following categories of visa can be processed accordingto the pre-epidemic requirements, no PU invitation letter is required.

C Visa, Q1Q2S1S2 Visa, R Visa,Z Visa, F Visa, M Visa

Know More: http://il.china-embassy.gov.cn/eng/gztg/202206/t20220620_10706738.htm 

Cuba

Quienes regresen al trabajo y la producción deben contar con cartas de invitación emitidas por órganos centrales y estatales, departamentos provinciales de relaciones exteriores y comercio, empresas centrales y departamentos de relaciones exteriores de la mayoría de los gobiernos populares municipales para solicitar el tipo de visa correspondiente.

Know More: http://cu.china-embassy.gov.cn/esp/lsfw/202206/t20220622_10708054.htm 

Romania

Începând cu data de astăzi, scrisoarea de invitație (PU) emisă de departamentele guvernamentale relevante din China nu mai este necesară pentru cetățenii care călătoresc în China în scop de muncă (incluzând scopul economic și comercial, educativ, științific și tehnologic, sportiv, cultural și alte domenii de activitate) la momentul aplicării pentru viza de tip M (scopul comercial și activități legate de business) și F (activități necomerciale precum diferite schimburi, vizite și inspecții oficiale).

Know More: http://ro.china-embassy.gov.cn/rom/lsfwnew/202206/t20220629_10712086.html