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Good news! Chinese Visa Centers Re-open in These Countries!

By Reese

 

Last week, China resumed visa issuance for some South Korean citizens, which is a good sign showing that the travel restrictions are lifted. HACOS noticed that China Visa Application Service Center in some countries and regions have announced service re-opening. Let's check the details!

 

SOUTH KOREA

 

The Chinese Embassy and Consulates in Korea begin to implement online visa application form and online appointment system from August 1, 2020.

 

Chinese visa applicants in Korea (excluding Hong Kong and Macao visa applicants) are required to log on the center's website for the application. You can click the following link to get more details

 

In addition, with effect from August 1, the China Visa Application Service Center in Korea (including in Seoul, Gwangju and Jeju) has canceled the urgent service and continued to provide normal and express services.

 

It is advisable for you to arrange for a reasonable time to submit your application or collect your visa at the center.

 

VIETNAM

 

From August 5, 2020, the Chinese Visa Application Service Center in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi will resume the operation and process partial Chinese visa applications, including:

 

    Emergency humanitarianism. Foreign nationals coming to China for funerals or visit critically ill relatives including spouses, parents, grandparents, grandchildren.

    Family reunion. The spouse and minor children (under 18 years old) of Chinese citizens, or the spouse and minor children (under 18 years old) of foreigners who have permanent residence status in China.

    Persons who go to China to take care of and support Chinese parents, and their spouses and minor children (under 18 years old).

    Coming to China for trade or technological activities. Holders of invitation letters issued by the Foreign Affairs Office of China's provincial local governments or the Department of Commerce or other units, and their spouses and minor children (under 18 years old).

 

 

The center in Vietnam only processes regular service applications for normally 4 working days, so please arrange for a reasonable time for your application.

 

JAPAN

 

Chinese Visa Application Service Center in Tokyo and Nagoya will reopen from 17 June 2020 in a phased and controlled manner.

 

According to the center's notice issued in June, the currently available scope of services includes visa application and authentication. However, the visa application is limited to crew, necessary economic, trade, scientific or technological activities or humanitarian needs.

 

Besides, the center has launched a mandatory appointment system and it will only accept online application form and online appointment from August 1. After Sep 1 2020, all the applicants must make online appointment before visiting the office.

 

SINGAPORE

 

Starting from August 11, 2020, the Singapore Chinese Visa Application Service Center will fully resume its business operations.

 

The center accepts visa and consular authentication services from Monday to Friday (except holidays). The application time is 09:00-14:00, and the collection time is 13:00-15:00.

 

For visa and consular authentication applications, you may visit the Chinese Visa Application Service Center during operating hour. Please make an appointment on the website in advance.

 

The Chinese Embassy and Consulates in Singapore has also implemented online visa application form and online appointment system from August 1, 2020.

 

UAE

 

The Chinese Visa Application Service Centre in Dubai begins to open to the public for some specific categories of application on every Monday and Wednesday from July 22 2020.

 

The current scope of visa application includes:

 

    Crew visa (type C)

 

    For necessary economic, trade, scientific or technological activities

 

    ‘Humanitarian needs’, in principle refers to visiting a direct family member who is in a critical condition in hospital, or attending a direct family member's funeral

 

 

Applicants who meet the above-mentioned scope, please provide relevant application materials via email (dubai@visaforchina.org). After receiving the reply email from the center, the center will make an appointment with you to submit the application.

 

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