China business visa, India

How to process China business visa from India

China a country that has 500 largest companies in the world and headquarters 129 of it makes it one of the largest economies in the world. China is the largest manufacturer and exporter of goods and this allows people from all the parts of the world to visit China for business & trade purposes.

China offers a separate visa category for the business & trade and the category for the same is L. People who want to visit China for business purposes need to hold China  Business Visa for Indians.

How to apply for a Business visa?

  • China Business Visa is an offline process. Documents are to be submitted at the VFS center as per the jurisdiction. You need to select an appropriate category based on your purpose while applying for the visa. There is no biometrics for China Business Visa applicants.

Eligibility for applying for the China visa for Indians

  • You need to have a Passport which has the validity of 6 months when you arrive in China.
  • You need to prove that you hold a business or an employee in your home country to support your stay in China for business purposes.
  • You need to prove your business relations in China with the help of proper documentation if you are visiting for a business meeting.
  • China offers Single Entry, Double Entry, and 6 months Multiple Entry for all the business visa applicants as per the needs and based on your earlier travel to China.

Procedure for applying for China business visa

  • You need to first collect the documents from a Chinese company that will be inviting you to business meetings in China.
  • The next step will be the online form for the business visa which will have the details related to your Passport, Employment, Family, Inviting Company details, Purpose of Travel, Type of Entry, and Travel History.
  • On completion of the form, you need to start collecting the documents as per the document checklist for a business visa. You don’t need to submit the form online instead take the print of the filled form. Details in the cover letter and invitation must be in co-ordination.
  • While filling up the form you will be having an option of selecting Single, Double, or 6 months Multiple Entry. Based on your purpose of travel and as mentioned in the cover letter & invitation letter you need to select the entry.
  • Documents from China must be in a proper scanned format that allows proper printing of the documents while submission.
  • Application can be submitted by your travel agent. You do not need to visit the center for completing the process it can be done by the travel agent.
  • Once the application is submitted at the application at the VFS center, you will receive the visa in 4 -5 working days.
  • You will receive a stamped visa in the Passport.

Documents required for China Business Visa for Indians

  • Original Passport
  • Visa Form
  • 2 Photographs
  • Self Employed – Cover Letter on your company letterhead addressing to China Consulate with Name, Passport Number, Expiry Date of Passport, your designation, and signature and seal of the company.
  • Company Registration Proof
  • Employed – Cover letter from your employer on company letterhead addressing to China Consulate with your Name, Passport Number, and Expiry Date of Passport. The letter must be signed by the authorized signatory of the company mentioning his/her name and designation in the company with seal & sign.

Documents required from China for Business Visa

  • Invitation Letter on Company Letterhead with Authorized Signatory Person’s Name, Designation, Signature, and Seal of the company.
  • Trade License of the Inviting Company
  • China ID Proof of the person who has signed the invitation letter.

People who Visit China, often visit to Hong Kong, Apply Hong Kong Pre Arrival Registration here.


Visa Type Purpose Validity Consulate Fee VFS Fees Service Fee
NORMAL BUSINESS 03 Months Rs.3,900 Rs.1,652 Rs.1,417+531
EXPRESS BUSINESS 03 Months Rs.3,900 Rs.1,652 +Rs.2,478 Rs.1,417+531

Good to Know: Bifurcation of China Visa Fees

Where to apply?

  • Fly For Holidays is the right place to Apply your Chinese Business Visa application.
  • Applications will be submitted at the VFS center based on the jurisdiction or the current residence of the applicant.
  • China Business Visa Applications are accepted at 3 VFS centers – Mumbai, New Delhi & Kolkata.
  • Mumbai VFS center accepts the applications for Maharashtra & Karnataka.
  • People from other jurisdiction needs to provide a Rent Agreement or Letter from the company proving the current residence.

Apply China Business Visa with Fly For Holidays

Fly For Holidays is Online Travel Company based in Mumbai, but we provide Visa Services online and offline for major cities in India like Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Goa, Bangalore, Chennai, Kochi, Trivandrum, Delhi, Surat, Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Jaipur, Kolkata and many more. Do not hesitate to reach us and talk to our experts for your visa application.

Points to Remember

  • All the documents and details provided in the form must be correct. Any misleading or wrong information from India or China may lead to rejection of the business visa.
  • While applying for China business visa you need to apply according to the jurisdiction of your current place of residence & employment.
  • Proving the current residence can be done with the help of the rental agreement or a letter from the company mentioning your current address.
  • Visa of the other country will be required if you are entering twice in China and have applied for double entry.

China Business Visa Sample

China Business Visa-FFH

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China Business Visa FAQ’s

1. When can I apply for a Chinese Business Visa?

You can apply 30 days before your intended date of arrival in China for Business.

2. What will be the maximum stay period with China Business visa?
  • Single Entry – Validity 90 days – stay 30 days
  • Double Entry – Validity 180 days – stay 30 days on one arrival.
  • 6 months Multiple Entry – Validity 180 days – stay 30 days on one arrival.
3. Do I need to have travel insurance before applying for China Business Visa?

No, Travel Insurance is not mandatory for applying for China Business Visa. However, travel insurance can be booked for international travel.

4. Do I need to have confirmed Air Tickets and Hotel Accommodation while applying for the China Business visa?

No, Air Tickets & Hotel Accommodation are not required for applying for Business Visa.Applicants entering twice in China needs to hold a confirmed Air Ticket to prove the Double Entry into China.

5. If my China Business visa gets rejected can I reapply?

Yes, you can reapply immediately on the rejection of the visa. However, while reapplying make sure to submit all the documents which if mentioned is insufficient on the rejection letter. Also, take the guidance of the travel agent for the hassle-free application process.

6. Are the Consulate & VFS charges are refunded in case of a business visa getting rejected?

Yes, Consulate Charges are refunded for a business visa. However, VFS charges are not refunded if the visa gets rejected.

7. Do I need to make any medical tests before applying for a Chinese Business Visa?

No, medical tests are not required for applying for China Business Visa.

8. Is there any express service available for China Business Visa?

Yes, China offers express service for the business visa by paying the extra charges of INR 4,278/- to VFS. However, the consulate doesn’t charge extra for express service.

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Grant of visas are at the sole discretion of the visa officer at the consulate. We at Fly for Holidays will provide you guidance and advise to submit your visa application to the best of our knowledge and as per our information and experience. Possible time taken to process visas and turnaround time as advised by us to you is as per an estimate that is provided by Consulates. Applications are reviewed based on the information and documents submitted by you. Fly for Holidays is not responsible for the validity ,approval or rejection of your visa application at any point of time.

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