• The applicant must be present on the visa application date to have fingerprint collected. (Temporary exempting fingerprint collection until 31 DEC 2024 for single entry or double entries of tourist (L), business (M), family visit (Q2), transit (G) or crew (C) visas)
  • Chinese visa application need to fill in the application online and no need to make appointment in advance before submit the visa application.
  • From December 01, 2023 to November 30,2024, citizens from Dutch, French, German, Italian, Malaysian and Spanish holding ordinary passport can enter China under the 15 days visa free policy for business, tourism, family visit and transit purposes.

update 17-May-2024 CHINESE VISA

All foreigners need visa to visit China.


General required documents from the applicant for Chinese Business visa

1. National passport with validity of at least 6 months after the end of the planned journey and having at least 2 blank pages

2. Completed and signed application form

3. Two recent colour photographs with white background but no borders around edges (size 48 x 33mm., head width 15-22mm., head height 28x33mm.) Please Click to see the following large photo for details

4. Proof of legal stay or residence status (for foreigner)

5. Copy of hotel reservation

6. Proof of Employment

  • Letter of employer, stating your income and your vacation days allowed or
  • Copy of inscription in the commerce register or as a partner in a company

7. Copy of ticket reservation

8. Invitation letter from a trade partner in China with official stamp & signature. (Please specify the contact information and mobile phone number of the person in charge.)

9. Photocopy of previous Chinese visas (If any)

Paper Photo for Visa Application Form

Remark: The Visa Centre accepts visa applications from Thailand citizens or citizens of other countries staying in Thailand with appropriate legal status. Application acceptance is ONLY available to people lawfully residing in the country in which this Visa Centre is located

You shoud make your application well in advance of the planned travel date. You are advised to apply ONE month in advance.

Embassy of The People's Republic of China in The Kingdom of Thailand

Address: 57 Ratchadaphisek Road, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
Tel: 0066-2-2450088 Fax: 0066-2-2468247
Email: chinaemb_th@mfa.gov.cn
Web: //th.china-embassy.org/eng/

Chinese Visa Application Service Centre in Thailand

Address: 5th Floor, 1550 Thanapoom Tower, New Phetchaburi Road, Makkasan, Bangkok,10400
Business Hours: Monday - Friday (Closed on Weekend and Public Holidays)
Submission of applications: 9:00 to 15:00.
Payment and collection: as specify on the visa receipt www.visaforchina.cn


  • Regular service (4 working days) Chinese Application Center's service fee 765 Baht,
    Chinese visa fee depends on nationality
  • Express service (3 working days) Chinese Application Center's service fee 1,130 Baht,
    Chinese visa fee depends on nationality * NO Urgent service (2 working days)
  • Contact information Call: 02-207-5888 (temporary suspended)