iVisa started offering electronic visas for China as of November 2017. This method has made applying for a visa to China more accessible than ever. Now, you are no longer required to go to the Chinese embassy if you need a visa for this country. iVisa can definitely help you with this process, and all you need is a few minutes of your time. Keep reading to know how to apply online.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
I have Belgium passport, do I need a visa to visit China?
What is a China Group eVisa?
The China Group eVisa is a tourist visa that is issued to tourist groups comprised of least 2 members traveling together both into and out of China. The China Group eVisa is issued as a stand-alone document, not as a sticker on a passport-like the China Tourist Visa.
How long is the China Group eVisa?
The China Group eVisa has a validity of 30 days after arrival. Visitors carrying a Group eVisa can enter China for a maximum of 30 days Total for a Single Entry.
What are the documents required to apply?
This is what you will need to apply:
Passport Personal Details Scan Applicant Photo Airline Confirmation Proof of Accommodation Last Page of Passport (if applicable)
Passport Personal Details Scan
Proof of Accommodation
Last Page of Passport (if applicable)
What are the processing times and prices?
Remember that the amount to pay for your China Tourist Paper for Belgian citizens will depend on the processing time and shipping method that you will choose. iVisa provides three options for the processing time:
Standard processing time – your application will be processed, and your passport will arrive within 6 days. As for the price, you must pay USD 186.50 (service fees included). While this may not be cheap, it is the cheapest option you have.
Rush processing time – this option will cut the waiting time by two days. You must wait for your passport 4 days, and the price is USD 221.50 (service fees included).
Super Rush processing time – you will get your visa along with your passport within 2 days, and the cost is USD 251.50 (service fees included).
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How does the China Group eVisa work?
Since 2016, certain nationalities can apply for a Chinese visa directly online. iVisa is one of the few authorized companies authorized to handle this new China Group eVisa, which is different from the traditional 10-year Chinese visa. The Group eVisa is only issued to tourist groups with 2 or more members who must travel together in China. It is issued on a separate sheet instead of a visa sticker on the individual passport, so you'll need to print it out and bring a copy with you.
Simply fill out our online form and we will do the rest. You don't need to send off your passport to any embassy since we just need a digital copy. Once your visa is issued by the Government of China, we will FedEx the actual visa to your home address at least 15 days before your departure. Travelers must bring the document we FedEx along with their passports to enter China. This visa is authorized by the Ministry of Public Safety of the People’s Republic of China.
How long does it take to apply for a China Group eVisa?
Less than 10 minutes. You just need to fill the online form and we will take care of the rest.
How can I apply for a China Group eVisa?
The application for the China Group eVisa is really easy. It has only three steps:
The first step will ask you to fill in your general information. You also need to choose the processing time from the options mentioned above.
The second step will ask you to revise step one and make the payment.
The last step consists of a questionnaire and a photo upload. It is at this point when you need to upload your passport scan. Other documents may be required as well, but it depends on personal circumstances.
Click here to start. After you are done, submit your form and wait for your visa to arrive. In case you need assistance filling out your application, iVisa has a fantastic support service that you can call 24/7.
What happens after I have applied?
Once the application is done, you will receive the Group eVisa your home address via FedEx. No need to deal with the embassy.
How can I apply for my family or friends?
You just need to make sure you have all the required documents (you can see above in this article) and then apply here introducing his or her data. In case you need to apply for more than one person, you can do so by clicking on ‘Add new applicant’ in the application form and completing the infromation required.
What can I do if I make a mistake in my application?
If you made a mistake when entering your data online then please contact our customer service representatives as soon as possible via online chat to assist you.
If we already submitted your application, then you can NOT make any changes and you will have to apply again but we will NOT charge you another service fee.
Is it safe to use iVisa to get my China Group eVisa?
We are a specialized service provider issuing official eVisas since 2013. Many people think that online information leaks and that their personal info is at risk of getting into the wrong hands. However, that is not the case with our services. We provide maximum safety for your personal data, confidentiality, and we invest a lot in the security of our database. Your personal information could not be safer. You can check what hundreds of happy customers say about us here.