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Preparing to Travel to China

Preparing to Travel to China

Individuals traveling abroad should visit U-M Country Risk Rating page for complete and up-to-date requirements for China.

China Entry / Exit & Visa Requirements

Verify Entry / Exit Requirements
Visa Application Tips
  • Be sure to complete the application correctly and save responses. If you have previously applied for a Chinese visa, be sure to use the same responses from previous applications.
  • The visa application also requires a specifically sized photo, which is differs from the regular passport photo size. Allow time for the visa application.
Expedited Visa
  • Visa processing times can vary based on numerous factors, and it is advisable for travelers to initiate the visa application process promptly upon confirming their travel plans.
  • Travelers seeking expedited passports or requiring tailored guidance for the visa process may find it beneficial to utilize a visa processing company like CIBT.