Obtaining the right documents for German citizens who want to visit China is now more accessible than ever. iVisa can help you with that, and all you need is a few minutes of your time: no need to visit a Chinese embassy. You will get the document on your own time from the comfort of your own home. iVisa started helping people get their necessary documents for China since November 2017, and it has witnessed great success. Nothing is better than taking the hassle out of bureaucratic application forms and endless visits to embassies. Keep reading to know how to apply online with iVisa for a China visa.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
I have a German 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 valid for?
The China Group eVisa is valid for 30 days after arrival and will permit Germans to stay in the country for a maximum of 30 days Total for a Single Entry.
What are the documents required to apply?
Here is what you will need to apply online:
Minimum of 2 people traveling together.
A digital passport copy of each passenger. Remember that your passport must have at least 6 more months of validity left.
A recently-taken color passport photo.
Return airline ticket.
Copy of the Chinese hotel reservation/Invitation letter from your Chinese host.
Credit/debit card, PayPal Account to pay for your visa online.
Valid postal address.
What are the processing times and prices?
The amount of the China Tourist Visa for German citizens depends on the processing time.
For the processing time, you have three options:
Standard processing time – your application will be processed, and your passport will arrive within 6 days. As for the price, you'll pay USD 160.00 (service fees included). While this may not be cheap, it is the cheapest option you have.
Rush processing time – You must wait for your passport 4 days, and the price is USD 195.00 (service fees included).
Super Rush processing time – you will get your visa along with your passport within 2 days, and the cost is USD 225.00 (service fees included).
Click here to start your application.
How does the China Group eVisa work?
You just 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 require 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 apply online and we do the rest.
How can I apply for a China Group eVisa?
The process for German citizens is very simple. There are only a few steps that you need to follow, and if you need any help, iVisa has a support service that you may call 24/7. Make sure to complete all the steps to get your visa:
First, you need to complete the online form provided by iVisa. You provide your necessary information, you select the processing time, and you upload the documents you are asked to.
The next step will require you to send your passport to iVisa. You will be sent a label via email that you need to stick to the package.
From there, iVisa will take care of everything. They will process the request with the Chinese government so that you do not have to worry about anything. After that, you’ll just wait for your passport to arrive with the visa sticker inside. It is as simple as that.
Click here to start. After you are done, you submit your form and wait for your visa to arrive. In case you need assistance to fill your application, iVisa has a fantastic support service that you can call 24/7.
What happens after I have applied?
After your visa application is approved by the Chinese Port Visa Division - Ministry of Public Security, your tourist visa will be mailed via FedEx (International courier). No need to deal with the Embassy.
How will I receive my China Group eVisa?
Upon approval, we will send you the original via FedEx. We will also provide a PDF copy, sent via email, for your records. Note that you MUST present the original copy upon entry.
How does the China Group eVisa look like?
This is how your China Group eVisa will look like:
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?
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.