China eVisa Frequently Asked Questions
iVisa | Updated on Aug 15, 2023

There are many nationalities that need a visa to enter China. However, it is easier than ever to get one, since now you can apply online for a Chinese eVisa. iVisa wants to make things even easier for its applicants, that's why you can apply from the comfort of your home, on any device with an Internet connection! If you want to learn more about this process, you will find information on this blog.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Is it necessary to get a visa to go to China?

First of all, we recommend you to use our Visa Checker and check if you qualify for a Chinese eVisa.


We offer 2:

  • Group eVisa.

  • Tourist (10-year) Visaonly for US citizens.

Note: This article is based on these two types of visas. If you want to know about the other visas, just check this link.

What is a Chinese eVisa?

  • It's a tourist visa that is granted to tourist groups composed of least 2 people traveling together to China. The Chinese Group eVisa is issued as a separate document and there will be no sticker in the passport.

  • Those holding a US passport, who also reside in the US, are now eligible for a 10-year visa for tourism. The Chinese Tourist Visa permits you to visit China within the 10 year period.

  • Keep in mind that the maximum stay per visit is 60 days Per Entry.

  • Before sending all the required documents at your assigned Application center, you have to fill out the Chinese Visa Application Platform.

Note: to complete their Chinese 10-year Tourist Visa application, travelers need to go to their local Embassy or Consulate.

How long can voyagers be in the country of China with a China eVisa?

  • People with a Group eVisa can stay for 30 days in Total and it's a Single Entry Visa.

  • Travelers with a Tourist eVisa can stay in the nation for 60 days Per Entry, and it's a Multiple Entry Visa.

What are the requirements to apply?

For the China Group eVisa, we will need:

  • None

For the Chinese Tourist Visa, you need to provide:

  • Valid passport with 1 year of validity and 2 blanks pages. Please be sure to comply with this so that the embassy does not reject the China paper visa for 10 years.

  • Travel Itinerary

  • To pay for your application, use your Credit or Debit Card or even PayPal.

How long is the China eVisa valid?

The Chinese Group eVisa has a validation for 30 days after arrival, while the Chinese Tourist eVisa is valid for 10 years after issued.

Can I know the procedure times and fees offered by iVisa ?

For your comfort, we provide you these alternatives:


  • Standard processing – opt for this option if you don't need your visa as soon as possible. It will take 6 days. All you need to pay is USD $185.49.

  • Rush processing – your visa will be ready in 4 days. The total amount is USD $222.49.

  • Super rush processing – in only 2 days, your visa will be done and you'll have to pay a total of USD $262.49.


  • Standard processing – it's is chosen by many people because it is affordable. But , it will take around 4 days to get your visa. The price of it is USD $149.99.

  • Rush processing – your visa will be delivered in 2 days. The cost is USD $150.99.

  • Super rush processing – if your trip is soon, select this procedure and you will acquire your visa in 6 hours paying an amount of USD $154.99.

Begin your request with us on this page.

How does the China eVisa work?

  • The Chinese Group eVisa is issued electronically by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Chinese Government. We insert the applicant's data into the Chinese eVisa platform and after they review it, we are notified of the result of the request.

  • For the Chinese Tourist Visa, we complete the Chinese Visa Application Form and give instructions in order to acquire their China 10 year tourist visa. Together with your completed China Visa Application Form, you will be given a guide in which you will check all the documents that you must present at the Chinese Embassy in the USA.

How long does it take to apply for a China eVisa?

For both types of visa, it will take you less than 10 minutes. That's all the time it will take you to send your application with iVisa. We will take care of the rest and shortly after we will let you know the status of the application by email.

How can I make my application for a China eVisa?

For both types of visas, you have to follow these instructions:

  1. Fill out your personal data and select the procedure time that you want.

  2. In this part, you'll have to check your form and make the corresponding payment.

  3. Finally, complete the personal questions and then attach the requirements. In some cases, you'll have to add additional documents.

Do not hesitate and apply with us. Once you're done, submit it and wait for the response of your visa. Note that we have an excellent operators who can help you with any questions you have regarding your application.

What happens after I have completed the form?

  • When your application for the Chinese Group eVisa is finished, you'll get the Group eVisa via email. No need to deal with the embassy. We do it for you so you don't lose valuable time. Bear in mind that you need to show a copy of your Chinese Group eVisa together with your passport once you enter China.

  • For the Chinese Tourist Visa, once you obtained the application confirmed through email, you must follow the next instructions:

    1. Send your form and the required documents to your local Chinese Embassy or Consulate.

    2. Before collecting your visa, pay the visa fee (140 USD) at the Visa Office.

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 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.

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

Please click here if you have any queries and we'll be very happy to assist you. In addition to that read more details and FAQs in this link.

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