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China Visa Guide for Filipinos 2023


Quick Facts:


Processing Period:

  • 5 - 7 working days

  • Processing period may be extended beyond 7 working days and a daily visa application limit may be set depending on the volume of visa applications received. Please allocate up to one month for visa processing time because of slot limitations.

Visa Processing Fee:

  • PHP 1,400 for Single-entry

  • PHP 2,100 for Double-entry

  • PHP 2,800 for Multiple-entry (6 months)

  • PHP 4,200 for Multiple-entry (over 6 months)

  • additional PHP 1,000 each for IJ Assistance Fee

International Journey Assistance includes:

  • Document Assessment

  • Detailed Itinerary

  • Airline Booking

  • Hotel Booking


Document Requirements


All applicants are required to submit the following documents:


FOR FIRST-TIME APPLICANTS

1. Original Passport / Travel Document

  • Must be signed

  • Valid for at least 6 months prior to departure

2. Original Old Passport/s ( if with previous visa and stamps last 5 years )

3. Photocopy of Passport's Bio-page and stamps/visas from previous travels the past 5 years

4. Two (2) pieces of Visa Photo (35mm x 45mm) colored picture with white background

  • Should be studio quality

  • In color, facing forward, and non-smiling

5. China Visa Application Form

  • Should be generated online

6. Detailed Itinerary

7. Airline Booking

8. Hotel Booking

9. Additional Documents based on your situation: (see below)

FOR EMPLOYEES

1. Original Certificate of Employment

2. Original Bank Certificate

3. Original or Certified True Copy of Bank Statement of 3 months

4. Latest Income Tax Return or Form 2316/1701

FOR SELF-EMPLOYED/BUSINESSMEN

FOR STUDENTS


FOR RENEWAL/REAPPLY

1. Original Passport / Travel Document

  • Must be signed

  • Valid for at least 6 months prior to departure

2. Original Old Passport/s with previous China Visas

3. China Visa Application Form

  • Should be generated online

4. Two (2) pieces of Visa Photo (35mm x 45mm) colored picture with white background

  • Should be studio quality

  • In color, facing forward, and non-smiling

5. Original Bank Certificate

6. Original or Certified True Copy of Bank Statement of 3 months



Where To Submit?


Visa Receiving Office

International Journeys Visa Office

Z Square Mall, 886 Banawe Street, Quezon City, Philippines


Contact Numbers:

Visa Officer - Ann: 0917 622 5254

FB Messenger: m.me/ijtravel


How much is the China Visa processing fee?

  • PHP 1,400 for Single-entry

  • PHP 2,100 for Double-entry

  • PHP 2,800 for Multiple-entry (6 months)

  • PHP 4,200 for Multiple-entry (over 6 months)

  • additional PHP 1,000 each for IJ Assistance Fee


How do I pay for my visa application?

Pay in our office or deposit to any of the following:


Account name: International Journeys Inc.

BDO: 00353-022-7417

Security Bank: 0686-0288-09001


Send copy of deposit slip to visa@ijourneys.com.ph for us to verify your payment.


How do I claim my passport?

You can pick-up your passport in our office or have it sent back via courier or any real-time delivery service. Check with our Visa Officer if your passport is ready for pick-up.






Important reminders before you submit your application

  • Attach a letter of explanation for documents that cannot be submitted.

  • Family should apply at the same time and provide proof of relationship: These must be original PSA documents.

  • Apply for visa prior to purchasing your airline tickets and travel services since visa issuance is subject for approval of the consul in charge.

  • Applying through a designated travel agent does not guarantee the issuance of visa.

  • Inform your HR Officer/Contractor/Bank that someone will call or email from the China Embassy to validate the documents you provided.

 

Useful Links & Downloadable Forms

China Visa Application Form


Link for Scheduling






International Journeys summarized the above China visa application guide and no part may be copied or reproduced without prior written consent.


Visa Conditions:

  • Visa approval is not guaranteed and is still under the final discretion of the consul.

  • Processing time indicated is based on average application time. It is not guaranteed and may be delayed if additional documents are required by the embassy.

  • Do not purchase your tickets before your visas are issued and approved. International Journeys will not be liable for any unused travel products in the case of visa denial or if the release of visa has been delayed.

  • International Journeys will not accept visa application with departure date scheduled within 3 weeks from the date of submission.

  • Any request for early release and pulling out/cancellation of application is not permitted once the documents are submitted to the China Embassy.

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