Inquiries of 10 Years China Visa

Q1: Who is eligible for 10 years China visa?
A. Only for US passport holder. Only possible for M, L, Q2, S2 visa. Canadian passport holder may also be granted for multiple years visa up to 10 years.

Q2: Is there condition for 10 years visa?
A: The minimum condition is: passport has more than 12 months validity and has at least 2 blank visa pages. Duration of stay needed is no more than 60 days/per visit for M or L Visa. If you need over 60 days stay, Chinese Consulate will issue only up to 1 year visa. For Canadian passport holder, validity of China visa won’t exceed validity of the passport.

Q3: There is no 10 years visa option on V2013 form, how should I mark it?
A: In section 2.2, please check other, then type “10 years multiple entry”. Chinese Consulate will make final decision. Please note 10 years visa is likely, but not guaranteed.

Q4: Any fee difference for 10 years visa?
A: No, fee is the same regardless the validity of visa.

Q5: Any additional paperwork required?
A: No, no additional paperwork is required.

Q6: Do you guarantee 10 years visa?
Although 10 years visa is likely for US passport holder, no one can guarantee it. Chinese Consulate makes final decision. There are common scenarios under which Chinese Consulate is reluctant to issue 10 years visa. These scenarios include but are not limited to: your passport doesn’t have more than 12 months validity left; your passport doesn’t have at least 2 blank visa pages left; you are applying for visa type other than M, L, S2 or Q2; your trip purpose is for research, scientific, academic and cultural exchange; the duration of stay requested is longer than usual; your profession is considered sensitive such as: military personal, religious worker, politician, writer, photographer, film maker, media staff, etc.

Q7: How do I know if I got 10 years visa?
If you have a 10 year visa, the ENTER BEFORE date on the visa sticker will be 10 years in the future from the DATE OF ISSUE and ENTRIES you should be ” M” for multiple entry.

For further information for each countries please visit:

Chinese Embassies and Chinese consulates world wide.

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