People intending to visit the third country and transiting through China need to hold a valid Transit Visa and the category for the same is G. People who transit through China need to hold China Transit Visa for Indians.

How to apply for a TRANSIT visa?

  • China Transit Visa is an offline process. Documents are to be submitted at the VFS center. You need to select the transit visa category while applying for the visa. There is no biometrics for China Transit Visa applicants. China applications are submitted jurisdiction wise

Eligibility for applying for the China Visa for Indians

  • You need to hold a Passport with the validity of 6 months when you arrive in China.
  • You need to prove that you hold sufficient finances in your home country to support your stay in China.
  • You need to prove your purpose of visit to China, ticket copy of the third country you are traveling and visa copy of the third country

Procedure for applying for China transit Visa.

  • You need to first start with the online form for transit visa which will have the details related to your Passport, Purpose of Travel, Type of Entry, Employment and Travel History.
  • On completion of the form, you need to start collecting the documents as per the document checklist. The form is not to be submitted online. You have to take a print on completion of the form. Documents will be as per the checklist for transit purposes.
  • Once all the documents are ready you can submit it to your travel agent. You are not required to visit the center for completing the process it can be done through the travel agent.
  • On successful submission of the application at the VFS center, you will receive the visa in 4 -5 working days.

Documents required for cHINA transit Visa

  • Original Passport
  • Visa Form
  • 2 Photographs
  • Cover Letter
  • Confirmed Air Ticket
  • Last 6 months attested Bank Statement with a minimum balance of INR 1,60,000/-
  • Hotel Accommodation (if applicable)
  • Visa copy of the destination country

People who transit China, often visit to Hong Kong, Apply 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 Tourist Visa with Fly For Holidays

Points to Remember

  • All the documents and details provided in the form must be correct. Any misleading or wrong information may lead to rejection of the visa.
  • While applying for China transit visa you need to apply to the jurisdiction according to your current place of residence.
  • Visa of the other country will also be required since you are transiting from China.

China Business Visa Sample

China Business Visa-FFH

Why Choose Fly For Holidays?

China Transit Visa FAQ’s

1. When can I apply for China Transit Visa?

You can apply 30 days before your intended date of travel to

2. What will be the maximum stay period with China transit visa?

Though the validity of the visa will be of days you need to exit China.

3. Do I need to have travel insurance before applying for China transit Visa?

No, Travel Insurance is not mandatory for applying for China transit.

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

Yes, you need to have a confirm Air Ticket to the destination country as you are transiting through China.

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

Yes, you can reapply China Transit Visa immediately in case of rejection. While re-applying make sure to submit all the documents

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

Yes, Consulate Charges will be refunded. However, VFS charges are non-refundable in case of rejection.

7. Do I need to make any medical tests before applying for China Transit Visa?

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

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

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

Client Testimonials

Prompt, timely and smooth service. Document pick-up and drop – it made my life easier! I was initially hesitant but after talking to them trusted on handing over the passports. Thanks for your services Dharmesh! Will contact you in the future as well. Well done

Nishant Gaurav / Happy Customers

They are the best travel agents I have come across. I had an urgent trip coming up and all other agents had said I would not get my visa. However, flyforholidays not only managed to get me my visa within 2 days but also helped me get my passport to me at the airport. Very polite and helpful.

Deepa Suresh / Happy Customer

They are the best travel agents I have come across. I had an urgent trip coming up and all other agents had said I would not get my visa. However, flyforholidays not only managed to get me my visa within 2 days but also helped me get my passport to me at the airport. Very polite and helpful.

Deepa Suresh / Happy Customer

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Terms & Conditions

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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