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Information for Visa to China
2006-08-06

Information for Visa to China

 

Brunei ordinary passport holders are exempted from visa for tourism, visiting relatives and business to China not exceeding 15days. Passengers shall enter into, exit from or transit through the Chinese ports open to international travelers.

I. Basic Requirements

Applicants should fill in one visa application form appropriately with one recent passport size photograph and one photocopy of the air ticket. Applicant's passport valid for at least six months with a blank visa page is required. The Chinese Embassy has the right to decline those visa applications when applicants provide fake information or their forms are found not duly filled out.

II. Type of Visas and Related Requirements

1.Diplomatic/Service Visa

Brunei Diplomatic or Official Passport holders going toChina on temporary visit within 14 days are exempted from visa requirements.

2. Tourist Visa ("L" Visa) (usually single entry 30-day only):

Foreigners other than Bruneian citizen should have validBrunei visa or valid Residential Permit in Brunei.

3. Business Visa ("F" Visa)

The following documents are required

A: Invitation fromChina

(i)Applicants holding invitation from company inChina may apply for single or double entry visa.

(ii) Applicants holdingoriginal visa notification letter from Provincial Authorities in China, namely, Foreign Affairs Office or Foreign Economic Relations and Trade Commission, with a multiple entry visa notification may apply for multiple entry visas.

B: Covering letter from applicant's company or office addressed to the visa office.

4. Visa for Conference, Art Performance & Sports Meeting ("F" Visa)

The following documents are required:

A: Visa notification letter either from relevant authority inChina or from Provincial Authorities in China, namely, Foreign Affairs Office or Foreign Economic Relations and Trade Commission.

B: Covering letter from applicant's company or office addressed to visa office.

5. Transit Visa ("G" Visa)

The following documents are required:

A: Applicants should get visa of destination country first.

B: Covering letter from applicant's company or office addressed to visa office.

6. Employment Visa ("Z" Visa)

The following documents are required:

A: Alien Employment License issued by the Ministry of Labor & Social Security of China, or Foreign Specialist's License issued by Foreign Specialist Bureau of China.

B: Visa notification letter issued by the local Foreign Affairs Office inChina.

C: Covering letter from applicant addressed to the visa office.

D: Health Certificate issued by doctors from a Bruneian public hospital.

7. Student Visa ("X" Visa)

The following documents are required:

A: Admission Notice issued by the University in the P. R. ofChina.

B: Student visa application form (JW201/202) issued by the Ministry of Education ofChina.

C: Covering letter from the applicant's recently graduated school, university or applicant himself/herself.

D: Health Certificate issued by doctors from a Bruneian public hospital.

Please enquire the visa officer straightly about applications for any visas other than the above mentioned categories.

III. Others

1.Visa Fee:

                        single entry   double entries  6-monthes multiple     1-year multiple

Brunei passport      20                 30                    40                             60

& ICI/CI

Other countries      55                 80                  110                           165

Passports

U. S. A               200                200                 200                           200

Visa for Hong Kong                   50

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Express fee            40

Rush fee                55

2. Express & Rush Service:

For special cases, Express Service (collect in 2 or 3 working days)is provided with extra fee charged. Rush service (collect on the same day) submitted before10:00am.

3. Website of Chinese Embassy:

http://bn.china-embassy.org

4.Office address & hours:

No.17, Simpang 465-7, Kg. Sungai Hanching, Jalan Muara, BSB

Visa Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00am-12:00noon

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