Swiss citizens who have plans to go to China can now easily obtain the right documents with the help of iVisa. Last November 2017, this program for China wherein you are no longer required to go to the Chinese embassy you will get the Tourist Paper on your own terms, was launched. Since iVisa started this, it has been very successful. Few things compare to not stressing about over a simple paper, and iVisa understands that very well so it only requires just a few minutes of your time. That is why their services have known quite the popularity in the last four years.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Do Swiss passport holders need a visa to go to 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 can Swiss Citizens stay in China?
Swiss citizens can stay in China for a maximum of 30 days Total. Each visa grants a Single Entry.
What do I need to apply for a China Group eVisa?
You will require:
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?
For both, you will have three options:
Standard processing – your visa application is processed within 6 days, and the price is USD 186.50 (service fees included).
Rush processing – you will receive your visa within 4 days, and the total price of it is USD 221.50 (service fees included).
Super rush processing – this is the fastest option. Swiss will get their China Group eVisa in only 2 days, and you will be charged USD 251.50 (service fees included).
Click here to start your application.
How does the China Group eVisa work?
Only one (1) visa document will be sent to the group thus the group of people has to enter and exit China together!
For example, if you are 3 friends/family members traveling to China then you can all apply together for the China Group Visa and all 3 traveler's details will appear on the same Visa letter. You then will take this copy with you when you travel, BUT the 3 candidates have to arrive in China TOGETHER with this type of visa.
Note that this eVisa replaces the old traditional visa sticker that you would get in your passport, now you get an approval letter after your visa application and entry into China was approved.
How long does it take to apply for a China Group eVisa?
Less than 10 minutes.
How long is the China Group eVisa valid?
Your visa will be valid for a maximum of 30 days after arrival.
How can I apply for a China Group eVisa?
The application for it 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 passports scans. Other documents may be required as well, but it depends on personal circumstances.
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.
How will I receive my China Group Visa?
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).
How does the China Group Visa look like?
See an example below:
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 read testimonials of our happy clients here.