Non-Chinese nationals traveling to the People’s Republic of China have the option to get a Chinese M-Class Business Visa upon Arrival by following the rules and regulations. The Chinese business visa rules are based around which country you are from. 23 countries have agreements with China regarding commercial and trade travel including the United States.
Now, you can get your Business M Class visa for China online so you can enter China as smoothly as possible without having to go to your local embassy. If you are looking to enter Taiwan, Macau, or other territories related to mainland China, you may need to contact your embassy to find the correct requirements, or you can simply enter iVisa's home page to verify the information according to your nationality.
Learn more about the Chinese Business M Visa by reading the information below.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) | Chinese M Visa Rules
Can I travel to China without a visa?
If you are from any of these countries, and you have a valid passport, you can travel to China visa-free up to the limit allowed:
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- San Marino
- The United Arab Emirates
If you are not from one of the above countries, you may need to get a Chinese visa online.
How can I verify if I need a Chinese Visa?
You can use our Visa Checker Tool to verify if you need a visa to China. All you have to do is to write your nationality and choose China as the destination country. After that, you'll know if you need a visa to enter this country at once.
What documents do I need to apply for a China business visa?
To submit your application for a Chinese M visa, iVisa will need the following:
Passport - Your passport will have to be valid for a minimum of 6 months from the date you plan to leave China. We will require a copy of all pages in your valid passport, including blank pages.
Passport Picture - Make sure to have a passport photo that has been taken within the past 3 months.
Onward Ticket - Chinese immigration officials will require proof that you are going to leave China after you finish your business and before your visa expires.
Hotel Reservation - For the business M visa, China requires all foreign nationals to have lodging reservations or accommodations booked and confirmed.
Invitation Letter - The China-located company you will be working with must provide an invitation letter stating the reasons for your visit.
Payment Information - We accept most credit and debit cards as well as PayPal for payment of your visa application.
How long does it take to process a Chinese Business visa application?
It all depends on which processing speed you choose.
Standard Processing: Up to 9 days to process
Rush Processing: Up to 7 days to process
Super Rush Processing: Up to 5 days to process
How much does a Chinese Business Visa cost?
Your Chinese M class visa cost varies based on your nationality and the processing speed you select. The following is for citizens of the Netherlands.
Standard Processing: Up to USD 260.00
Rush Processing: Up to USD 295.00
Super Rush Processing: Up to USD 325.00
Check out our Visa Checker tool to see your country’s requirements and visa costs.
How many times can I enter China with a business visa?
The Business class Chinese visa is good for Single Entry.
When will my Chinese business M visa expire?
Your Chinese Business M Visa expires in 30 days after arrival.
How long can I do business in China with the M visa?
The maximum amount of time you can conduct business and trade in China with an M Visa is 15 days Per Entry.
How can I apply?
The [online form] created by iVisa is quite easy. You only have to follow the next steps:
- First, insert your personal information, including passport number and e-mail address.
- Second, Review your information and proceed with the payment. Please, double-check the spelling, it's important to offer valid information, otherwise, you could get an invalid eVisa.
- Third, answer the last questionnaire and upload your digital picture. After that, you'll be ready with the online form.
You can start your application form on this link.
Can I enter anywhere?
NO, you can enter only through Shanghai Pudong airport.
When should I apply for the China Business Visa on Arrival?
We recommend you to apply for this visa at least 5 days before traveling to Shanghai.
Can I buy a China Business M Visa on Arrival in Shanghai?
No, you can't. You must apply for the China Business M Visa on Arrival before your trip.
How does this eVisa look like?
Where can I read more?
Let us know if you have any further questions about your Chinese Business M visa application. We are here to help 24/7! You can contact us on this link. You can also read more information in this FAQ section.
For choosing iVisa as the top-tier online visa service for the Chinese Business Visa, we thank you. We hope you have a safe trip to and from China and enjoy your journey.