Chinese Visitor ‘Q1’ ‘Q2’ ‘S1’ ‘S2’ Visa | Visas | i2Visa

Visitor Visa (Q1/Q2/S1/S2)

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

The Q1-style visa is issued to those who are family members of Chinese citizens or of foreigners with Chinese permanent residence and intend to go to China for a long-term family reunion, or to those who intend to go to China for the purposes of foster care (intended duration of stay in China exceeding 180 days.) Fingerprints are required for Q1.

The Q2-style is issued to those who intend to visit relatives who are Chinese citizens residing in China or foreigners with permanent residence in China; the intended duration of stay is limited to no more than 180 days. Fingerprints are required for Q2.

The S1-style is issued to relatives of foreigners working or studying in China for the purpose of long-term visit, or to those who intend to visit China for other private reasons (intended duration of stay exceeding 180 days). Fingerprints are required for S1.

The S2-style is issued to those wishing to visit family members that are foreigners working or studying in China, or to those who intend to go to China for other private reasons. The intended duration of stay in China is limited to no more than 180 days. Fingerpirnts are required for S2.

- Source of CVASC

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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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