How to Apply Chinese VISA in Singapore

Chinese VISA application guide by country

Basic Documents

  • Passport

    Original passport with at least six months of remaining validity and with blank visa pages, a photocopy of the passport's data page and the photo page if it is separate.

  • Visa Application Form and Photo

    One completed Visa Application Form with a recently-taken colour passport photo (bare-head, full face) against a light background (size: 48mm x 33mm) attached. If the accompanying children on the same passport are also on the tour, their photos should be stuck on the Application Form, and related illustration is required.
    There are two ways to prepare your application form. You may complete an Online Application Form (where a Visa Centre provides such service), print it out and sign it; or, you can download the application form  from our website and fill it out manually and sign it.
    Please remember to bring the completed form to the Visa Centre to submit your application.

  • Proof of legal stay or residence status (applicable to those not applying for the visa in their country of citizenship)

    Non-Singapore citizens shall provide documents that entitle them to reside for an extended period of time in Singapore (PR, WP, EP, STP, DP or SVP). Temporary visitors to Singapore should apply for a Chinese visa in their own country. For the special cases, consular officer has the rights to make the final decision on whether issuing a visa or not.

  • Photocopy of previous Chinese passports or previous Chinese visas (applicable to foreign citizens those who were Chinese citizens and have obtained foreign citizenship)

    If you are applying for a Chinese visa for the first time, you should provide the last Chinese passport held and a photocopy of its data page.
    If you have obtained Chinese visas before and apply for a Chinese visa with a renewed foreign passport that does not contain any Chinese visa, you should present the photocopy of the previous passport's data page and the photo page if it is separate, as well as the previous Chinese visa page (If your name on the current passport differs from that on the previous one, you must provide an official document of name change).

  • For applicants who are French passport holders, please provide all the supporting documents accordingly as per required.

Special Notes:

Unless the original version is required in particular, the invitation letter may be in the form of fax, photocopy or computer printout.

If necessary, the consular officer may require the applicant to provide other proof documents or supplementary materials, or require an interview with the applicant.

The consular officer will decide on whether or not to issue the visa and on its validity, duration of stay and number of entries in light of specific conditions of the applicant.

Supporting Documents

X1 Visa

Original and photocopy of the Admission Letter issued by a school or other entities in China.

Original and photocopy of “Visa Application for Study in China” (Form JW201 or Form JW202).

X2 Visa

Original and photocopy of Admission Notice issued by a school or other entities in China.


You need to pay both the visa fee charged by the Chinese Embassy/Consulate General and application service fee charged by the application service center.

Fee details,

You pay all the fees on the day of your passport collection.

Bussiness Hours & Location


80 Robinson Road, #16-01/02/02A, Singapore 068898

Office Hour:

Monday-Friday,Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays.

Submission of applications: 9:00 to 15:00.

Payment and collection: 9:00 to 16:00.

Call: 62262358; 62262439  

Fax: 62260852 


NOTICE: The visa counter will accept rush service (2nd working day collection) application until 14:00.