Crew Visa | Chinese Visa

Crew Visa ('C' visa)

Fingerprint has been launched for Chinese crew visa application since 1st November 2018. Thus all applicants have to travel to Edinburgh for it in person.

Required Documents:

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An applicant’s original passport

  • At least 6 months in validity
  • At least two blank visa pages
  • A legible passport without any damage

Please note that Chinese visa will be affixed into one of your original passport’s visa page.

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A photocopy of your current and valid passport

  • Information page only
  • Black & white or colourful

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A passport-size photo required in the following:

  • a photo background in white or light colour
  • a high quality photo paper
  • is 35mm by 45mm or 50mm by 50mm in size
  • full face centred in the middle without hat


  1. An invitation letter of duly authorised unit issued by Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) or China Maritime Safety Administration (CMSA)
  2. The copy of the crew employment card in validity
  3. The recent transport company letter stating your current status of Employment in the UK

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Chinese Visa Application Form Help

We will help you to get the online visa application form completed on your behalf. Please email us the following documents at [email protected]

1. The recent transport letter stating the current status of Employment in the UK

2. The scanned copy of passport photo page

3. The image of yours to be uploaded online

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Our i2visa Solution

countries outlineThousands of travellers are using our Chinese visa service in the UK. With our boundless energy and commitment, professional ability and dedication spirit, we are fully responsible to process your order quickly, securely and easily in a cost effective way.


We submit your application as fast as possible. 48 hours Urgent Service!


Your private information and contact details are strictly protected by our visa consultants.


Any visa enquiries can be questioned by phone and email including weekend and UK public holiday.


No Hidden Fee. No Small Print.


Why pay more? Our fee is very competitive in the UK market.

What's next?

Step One

Please click on the Start Order Now button below which will show you the i2visa order form stating a full checklist and the link of Chinese visa application centre's website for completion of online visa form including a digital photograph of yours will have to be uploaded. Then the online form should be printed out to the hardcopy. Alternatively we can fill out the visa form on your behalf. The appointment can be made by yourself or i2visa UK Ltd. Notice: The Chinese visa centre's appointment sheet will also need to be printed out.

Step Two

Please bring in person all required documents to i2visa UK Ltd, Forth House, 28 Rutland Square, Edinburgh, EH1 2BW. Strong suggestion: Please email us all required supporting documents one day before coming over. Business visa: Business invitation letter Tourist visa: Flight confirmation and Hotel reservation                          Study visa: JW202 form Work visa: work permit

Please note that we will take you to Chinese visa centre (Edinburgh office) for biometric collection just 3 minutes away on foot.

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