How to Apply Chinese VISA in Tanzania

Chinese VISA application guide by country

Basic Documents

  • Passport

    Original passport with at least 2 blank visa pages and valid for at least 6 months beyond the date  of application.

  • Visa Application Form and Photo

    One completely filled out visa application form; all blanks on the application form should be filled in with genuine information.

    One recently taken 2X2 inch photo showing entire face and without a hat on. Please affix the photo to the application form.

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

    Non-Tanzanian citizens shall provide documents valid for at least 6 months that entitles them to

    reside an extended period of time in Tanzania, such as the Resident Permit (together with their copies).

    Temporary visitors to Tanzania should apply for a Chinese visa in their own resident country. For the special case,  the visa  officer has the rights to make the final decision on whether to issue  a visa.

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.


Fee details,


  Times of Entry Validity Regular Express Extra Express
Tanzania Citizen (Tsh)
Single 3 months 70,000 105,000 120,000
Double 6 months 100,000 135,000 150,000
Multiple 6 months 140,000 175,000 190,000
Multiple 12 months and above 210,000 245,000 260,000
Non-Tanzania Citizen (Tsh) Single 3 months 50,000 85,000 100,000
Double 6 months 75,000 110,000 125,000
Multiple 6 months 100,000 135,000 150,000
Multiple 12 months and above 150,000 185,000 200,000
US Citizen (US Dollar) Single 3 months 140    
Double 6 months 140    
Multiple 12 months and above 140    


The applicant who get granted visa should pay his visa fee at the date of collection. The applicant who is not granted visa could directly get back his passport, with no need to pay. 

Processing Time:

Four days (regular)

Two Days (express)

Same Day (Extra Express, available only with presentation of air ticket flying within two days)

Bussiness Hours & Location


NO.2 Kajificheni close TOURE Drive Dar es Salaam. Tanzania

Telepone: 255-22-2668063

Fax: 255-22-2666353


Office Hour:

Business Hours: 9:00-11:00 am, MONDAY, TUESDAY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY (Except Chinese Public Holidays).