Chinese Visas

Study Visa ('X1'/'X2' visa)

The long-term X1 visa is issued to those who intend to study in China more than 180 days.

The short-term X2 visa is issued to those who intend to study in China less than 180 day.

--- Source of CVASC

Required Documents

Required Documents:

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An applicant’s original passport

  • At least 12 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 passport

  • Information page only
  • Black and white or colourful

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A photo required in compulsory

  • A photo background in white or light blue
  • A high quality photo page
  • is 35mm by 45mm or 50mm by 50mm in size
  • full face centred in the middle without any glass and hat


X1 visa application

  • An original admission notice issued by an university and a school or other entities in China
  • JW201 or JW202 Form issued by Ministry of Education of China

 X2 visa application

  • An original admission notice issued by an university and a school or other entities in China

Please note that X1 visa will be only granted single entry 3 month. Once you arrive in China, you should immediately apply for a resident permit in local Exit and Entry Administration. If you are applying for X2 visa, single or double entry in availability will be granted in Chinese General of Edinburgh.

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 check list, 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, Conference House, 152 Morrison Street, Edinburgh, EH3 8EB. 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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