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China embassyCHINA VISA CENTER TORONTO

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Welcome to the China Visa Center in Toronto


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Get Transit China Visa - Application form and Visa Requirements


Attention: Canadians may enjoy visa-free transit when they short-transit through Beijing, Shanghai and several other airports on the way to another country. For all details you need to call China Embassy, your travel agent or the airline. Most other nationals require transit visa to be issued beforehand.

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Cost:

TOURIST VISA
NUMBER OF ENTRIES
(NOT VALID OF ALL VISA CATEGORIES)
PROCESSED IN:
3 Business Days
Canadian passport (all visa types) Valid up to  60 days $199.98 (+tax $26.00)
BUSINESS VISA
WORK VISA
STUDENT VISA
CREW VISA

TRANSIT VISA

Requirements:

Note:

1) People who have confirmed onward tickets and seats on international flights and directly transit through China and stay for no more than 24 hours within the airport shall not need to apply for a transit visa. 

2) Canadian passport holders having valid ticket to third country transiting via Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou, Chengdu international airports within 48 hours shall not need to apply for a transit visa.


If you are transit through China to a third country and stay at the airport for more than 24 hours or leave the airport, transit visa is required. The requirements are:

  1. For Canadian passport holders: Original valid passport (must be valid at least for 6 months from departure date& min. 2 blank pages).
     

  2. For Non-Canadian applicants: Valid passport and Permanent resident permit/work permit/study permit must be submitted in original
     

  3. One recent taken color passport photo against white background (48mm*33mm, taken within 6 months); Photo facility is available on-site (Toronto, Markham and Vancouver).Photos from photo booth or home-shot photos are not acceptable.
     

  4. One completed China visa application form. Please complete this fillable China visa application form on your computer, then print it out, sign and send/bring to us with all other required documents.
     

  5. 2-page supplementary visa application if applicable. Supplementary form applies when a) applying for work visa/study visa. b) Someone traveling with you shares the same passport with you c). Non-Canadian applicants
     

  6. A valid visa to and an onward air ticket on international flight to the destination country or region.
     

  7. Child of Chinese origin applying for the first time: provide birth certificate (long form) and either his or her parents’ Canadian passports or Chinese passport and permanent resident cards that he/ she held when the child was born.
     

  8. Former Chinese/Hong Kong/Taiwan citizens: when applying for Chinese visas with renewed foreign passport for the first time should also provide the original Chinese passport, or expired foreign passport with China visa in it, or Hong Kong ID or birth certificate. If the applicant has immigrated to Canada for more than 20 years, original

China Visa Application Form