Port visa in China.
If you need to enter China for urgent reasons, or it is too late to apply for a visa at the Chinese embassy or visa application centre, our immigration team can help you secure a China port visa.
What is a port visa?
Also known as visa on arrival (VOA), a port visa allows foreigners to enter China without having to obtain a visa at the Chinese embassy before their departure.
Port visa in numbers.
Who is eligible for a port visa?
Passport holders of most countries can easily get a VOA except for Afghanistan, Algeria, Bahrain, Cameroon, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Israel, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Syria, Sudan, Turkey, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, and some Southeast Asian countries.
Foreigners who are in an emergency may also secure a VOA, especially if it’s business-related or a matter of life and death. An invitation letter from an accredited Chinese organization will be required.
Taking care of the whole application process from start to finish.
What you will need to apply.
You will need the following documents:
- A valid passport
- Completed visa application form
- Invitation letter from a relevant competent organization or individual in China
Ports in Shenzhen, Zhuhai, and Xiamen only require a valid passport, while the port in Hainan will also require you to present return ticket and hotel bookings.