Chinese Tourist/Visitor Visa

Visa to People's Republic of China

Chinese Visa in Thailand

The tourist/visitor visa is the most popular single route for individuals going to People's Republic of China for tourism, visiting family as well as business travel. Entry clearance is necessary for Thai nationals for travel to China. A Chinese Visitor Visa for Thai nationals can be granted for visits of up to 30 days per entry in a period of 6 or 12 months.

The Chinese Visa Application Center in Bangkok accepts applications for all visa categories and is officially authorized by the Embassy of People's Republic of China in Thailand.


Applicants for a Chinese Visitor Visa Thailand must show:

  • the applicant is genuinely seeking to enter China for a limited period of time as requested in the application;
  • the applicant is not using the visitor visa as a means for extended stays to live in China through extensions or multiple successive visits;
  • the applicant will not work in China for remuneration or for free;
  • the applicant has sufficient funds to support themselves on their visit without the need of public funds or employment. If the applicant will be accommodated by relatives or friends in China, they have to provide a statement that they are legally present in China (or will be at the time of the visit) and intend to provide accommodations and support;
  • the applicant has the means to leave China at the end of their stay.

Who are eligible?

  • Thai nationals
  • Foreigners currently staying in Thailand (short term tourists included)
  • Foreigners holding legal residence status in Thailand (e.g. with a Non-Immigrant visa and work permit)

Chinese Tourist/Visitor Visa Requirements

The specific requirements for the Chinese Visitor/Tourist Visa application are as follow:

  • Intent to visit China for a short period - no more than 30 days per entry.
  • Intent to leave China after the end of your visit
  • You must be able to show that you can pay for your own health care cost
  • Demonstrate that you can meet the cost of the return or onward journey
  • Must show that you have sufficient funds to maintain and accommodate yourself in China
  • Evidence of strong ties to Thailand or compelling reasons that they will come back

In the case of sponsorship,

  • Letter of invitation (by a Chinese citizen or resident)
  • Letter of sponsorship (by a Chinese citizen or resident)
  • Evidence of stable employment by sponsor
  • Other supporting documents relevant to the application

Service Fees

  • Siam Legal Fee: 15,000 THB + 7% VAT
  • Other Fees:
    • Single Entry - 3,150 THB
    • Double Entry - 4,150THB
    • Multiple Entries - 5,150 THB (6 months)
    • Multiple Entries - 6,650 THB (12 months)

What We Can Do For You

Our Chinese Visa in Thailand service does not include embassy or government fees. We provide you with:

  • Full review of your sponsor and your own personal and employment history
  • Consultation and confirmation what type visa is appropriate for you
  • Translation and Legalisation of your Thai documents as required by the Chinese Visa Center
  • Comprehensive checklist of required documents for you and your sponsor (if any)
  • Professional and accurate preparation of your visa application
  • Submission of your visa application to the Chinese Visa Application Center on your behalf
  • Careful arrangement of all correspondence with the Chinese Visa Application Center
  • Expert advice on how to handle yourself during the interview (if any)
  • Unlimited assistance over the phone with our Chinese Visa specialists
Local Office Numbers:
Bangkok: 02-254-8900
Phuket: 084-021-9800
Chiang Mai: 053-818-306
Pattaya: 084-021-9800
International Numbers:
Thailand: +66 2254-8900