China visa for New Zealand citizens

China visa for New Zealand citizens

iVisa | Updated on May 13, 2020

New Zealanders who intend to go to China can now easily obtain their eVisa since they are no required to visit the Chinese embassy. With iVisa, you can apply online from the comfort of your house, or wherever you want! You just need a device with an internet connection and a few minutes of your time. Here you will find answers to the frequently asked questions about the Chinese eVisa.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

I have a New Zealand passport, do I need a visa to visit China?

Of course. If you are a New Zealand passport holder, you need to request a Group eVisa. Requirements can be checked here.

What is a Group eVisa?

This is a tourist authorization that is issued to tourist groups of at least 2 people traveling together to China. Note that you won't receive a sticker on your passport like the traditional Chinese Tourist Visa.

How long can voyagers with New Zealand passport remain in China with a Group eVisa?

New Zealanders can enter China for 30 days in Total. This visa must not be used for paid work or employment.

What are the documents required to apply?

To apply for a China Group eVisa you will need to gather a few documents that maybe you already have. The list is short:

  • At least 2 applicants traveling together.

  • A digital passport scan of each visitor. Remind that your passport must have at least another 6 months of validity left.

  • A recent passport photograph (this must be in color).

  • Return flight ticket.

  • Copy of the booking or an invitation letter from your Chinese host.

  • A credit/debit card or a PayPal account to pay for your request.

  • Valid postal address.

How long is the China Group eVisa valid?

It has a validity of 30 days after arrival.

What are the processing times and fees?

We will explain each of them in order that you can make the best decision according to your needs. Here are the alternatives:

  • Standard processing – your visa application is processed within 6 Business Days, and the price is USD 186.50 (service fees included).

  • Rush processing – you will receive your visa within 4 Business Days, and the total price of it is USD 221.50 (service fees included).

  • Super rush processing – this is the fastest option. You will get your China eVisa in only 2 Business Days, and you will be charged USD 251.50 (service fees included).

Click here to start your application.

How does the Group eVisa work?

This visa is granted virtually by the Chinese Government.

We are allowed to use the China Group eVisa platform to process an eVisa. What we do is enter the customer's info into the Chinese eVisa system and after they check it out, we got the result of the Chinese eVisa application.

How long does it take to apply for a China Group electronic visa?

You have to complete the application form and it will take you less than 10 minutes. That's all the work you need to do. We handle the rest! Shortly after, we will let you know about the status of your application via email.

How can I apply for a China Group eVisa?

The application for a China Group e-Visa is not too difficult. It has only 3 steps:

  1. Insert your personal info. Besides that, pick a processing speed.

  2. During this step, make sure you proofread your form and pay for it.

  3. Answer all the personal questions and attach the prerequisites. In some cases, you will need to add extra documents.

Click here to start. After you are done, 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 the online form is finished, your Group eVisa will be sent via email. Next, you just need to show a copy of your Group eVisa together with your passports when you enter China.

How many times can I enter China with a Group eVisa?

This type of visa provides you a Single Entry.

If I plan to travel with my children, do they need the China Group eVisa, too?

For sure. All visitors wishing to go to China must acquire a visa, including children.

How can I apply for my relatives or friends?

You can apply easily for friends or family. You just need to be sure you have all the requisites. Then, apply here. If you want to add another member, click on ‘Add new applicant’ in the form and fill out the information.

Do I need a Group eVisa if I am in transit through China?

If you will stay in the transit lounge at the airport while in the Chinese territory, you will not require a Group eVisa.

How do I know if my visa has been issued?

We'll let you know through email once the Chinese government grants your visa.

What can I do if I make a mistake in my application?

If this is your case, then please contact our customer service representatives as soon as possible. They are ready to assist you 24/7.

Your Group eVisa is linked to your passport number, so if we already submitted your application you CANNOT 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 Group eVisa?

Many people think that online information leaks and that their personal data could be at risk. However, this will never happen with iVisa since 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. On this page, you can check hundreds of testimonials from our satisfied customers.

I have more questions, where can I find more info?

You can click here to contact us and we will answer any other questions you can have. Alternatively, you will find more info and FAQs about the China Group eVisa here.

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