China Visa Guides

How to get an China tourist visa for Filipino passport holder



Step 1: Complete all basic requirements below and financial documents


1. Passport - Should be valid for more than 6 months and has 2 blank pages; All old passports must be submitted together with the new passport​; 


The previous old passport, if available, is required to be submitted; if the old passport is lost, or the applicant never holds a passport before, please make a clear statement in the item 3.7 of the Visa Application Form.

2. Application Form - must be typewritten and printed on A4 size paper; do not leave any field blank and type N/A if the item does not apply

3. Passport Size Photo - 2 colored Passport size photo taken within last 6 months in white background

4. Daily Itinerary - Schedule of daily activities with hotel address and contact number; refer to 2.6 of Application form (see sample itinerary below)

5. Ticket and Accommodation - Photocopy of roundtrip airline ticket and confirmation of hotel reservation for the duration of your trip



Financial Documents for Employee

1. Certificate of Employment - must include applicant’s position, date hired, compensation, office address, HR contact information 2. Income Tax Return (ITR) - Photocopy of Income Tax Return or Form 2316 with BIR stamp 3. Bank Certificate - must be under the name of applicant with account type, current balance, account opening date, Average Daily Balance (ADB) 4. Bank Statement - original or certified true copy of bank statements, bank account transactions or passbook for the last 6 months

5. Marriage Certificate - Original Marriage Certificate issued by the Philippine Statistic Authority (PSA) if applicable

6. Identification Card - photocopy of PRC or IBP card for lawyers, medical practitioners, accountants and professors


Financial Documents for Businessman

1. DTI or SEC Certificate - Photocopy of business registration like DTI or SEC with General Information Sheet (GIS) 2. Business Permit - Photocopy of Business Permit or Mayor’s Permit

3. Bank Certificate - Personal bank certificate with account type, current balance, account opening date, Average Daily Balance (ADB) 4. Bank Statement - original or certified true copy of bank statements, bank account transactions or passbook for the last 6 months

5. Income Tax Return (ITR) - Photocopy of Income Tax Return (ITR) or Form 2316 with BIR stamp Note: Bank Certificate under company’s name will not be accepted


For Student 1. School Certificate - Original School certificate issued by the Registrar

2. Birth Certificate - Original Birth Certificate issued by the PSA

3. Parents' Financial Documents - provide financial documents of parents (see requirements for Employee or Businessman)


For Senior Citizen

1. Senior Citizen ID - Photocopy of Senior Citizen ID

2. Bank Certificate - Personal bank certificate with account type, current balance, account opening date, Average Daily Balance (ADB)

3. Bank Statement - original or certified true copy of bank statements, bank account transactions or passbook for the last 6 months


If Invited

1. Invitation Letter - signed invitation letter with the applicant and inviter’s relevant information and purpose of travel.

2. Proof of Relationship - Original Birth Certificate and other certificate as proof of relationship between the applicant and inviter

3. Financial Documents - Provide all financial documents of Invitor (see list for Employee or Businessman)

Step 2: Submit your visa application in our office


Submit your documents personally

2F Ivy Hill Residence 2350 Taft Avenue Malate Manila, Philippine 1004

*(If via LRT train, exit Vito Cruz station, and go towards north.) TEL: (632) 525-8618, 523-4850, 400-0550 | FAX: (632) 525-2668 | GLOBE: +639175372038

Submit your documents via Courier

1. Visit the courier service near you 2. Fill-out the sticker or pouch that they will give you 3. Pay the courier service fee 4. call or e-mail us once you’ve sent the documents * If you prefer for your passport to be sent back via courier, kindly inform your preferred courier service provider that you’d like to attach a return pouch for your documents.



Step 3: Pay for the visa assistance

Visa Assistance Fee: Php 1, 800


Standard Visa Fees

Single entry                                ₱ 1.800

Double entry                             ₱ 2,500

Six-months multiple entry    ₱ 3,200

One-year multiple entry        ₱ 4,600


Rush Processing                  ₱ 2,000 + visa fee

*(rush processing is not applicable for first time applicant)


You can deposit your payment to the ff. bank details Account name: International Journeys Inc. BDO: 00290-004-8598

*To verify the payment, you may send a scanned copy of the deposit slip to visa@ijourneys.com.ph and payments.ijourneys@gmail.com


Step 4: Claim your Passport


Visa Processing Time:

5-7 working days for standard processing

3-5 working days for rush processing 

*Kindly verify with our Documentation Officer if your passport has been released before visiting our office to claim your passport.

Download Application form

*This visa guide is created and summarized by International Journeys Inc. No part may be copied or reproduced without prior written consent from International Journeys Inc.


VISA CONDITIONS

Rush processing is not available to the First time China tourist visa applicant

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.

2F Ivy Hill Residences 2350

Taft Avenue Malate, Manila

Tel: 8400-0550

Opening Hours: 9am - 6pm

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