Crew Visa | Chinese Visa

 Chinese Visas

Crew Visa ('C' visa)

The visa is issued to foreign crew members of aircraft, ship and motor vehicle engaged in cross-border transport activities.

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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 photo required in compulsory

  • 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 any glass and hat


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

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Chinese Visa Application Form

  • The form must be completed electronically (not handwritting)
  • Either blue or black ink pen
  • Instruction below how to fill out it

Page 1

(1.2 and 1.9) Please write or type ‘Not applicable’ if you are a British and Irish citizen.

(1.17) Your current employment contact information. Please fill in your home address if you work from home.

Page 2

(1.18) The section should be filled a UK address and post code (including the Channel Isles and Isle of Man) as a present address. Ex: UK addresses of your friend, relative, a hostel or a hotel if you have travelled to UK in a short period.

(2.1) Please tick the box of ‘as crew member’ visa type.

(2.2) Please tick your appropriate visa entry. Ex. Single, double or multiple entries etc.

(2.3) Please tick ‘yes’, if you are applying for ’28 hours’ emergency service’, ’48 hours’ urgent service’ and ’72 hours’ express service’.

Page 3

(2.6) Please specify the date and Chinese hotels you will be staying in.

(2.8) Please type ‘Chinese inviter’s information’.

(2.9) Please type ‘Yes, which year and place you got the previous visa’. Ex: Yes, 2013, UK or No, never.

Page 4

(3.8) Not applicable if you are a British or other EEA/CH nationals

(4.1) Please make a signature and date

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Schedule of Fees

Regarding the fee of crew visa, please contact us at [email protected]



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. 28 hours Emergency Service---UK Exclusive Service provided by i2visa UK

Your document is securely handed to Chinese visa authority. Your private information and contact details are strictly protected by our visa consultants.

Any visa enquiries can be reached by phone and email including out of business hours and public holiday.

Why pay more? We offer transparency in fees shown the above table and take very reasonable service fees. No Hidden Fee. No Small Print.

What's next?

Step One

Click on the Start Order Now button below which will show you a checklist, delivery information and details on payment methods etc. These included Chinese visa application form, Declaration Form and i2visa order form should both be printed out and filled in. These forms are accepted in handwriting or by print.

Step Two

Please securely mail your documents to i2visa UK Ltd, Forth House, 28 Rutland Square, Edinburgh, EH1 2BW. We will email you the receipt of confirmation and contact you if additional documents need to be required as well as payment link via PayPal if you are using online card payment. Please check your junk or spam folders if this email doesn't turn up as expected before contacting us.

Please note that charges may apply for in-house concierge service if you prefer to drop off your application in person in our office.

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