Chinese Visas

Work Visa ('Z' visa)

The Chinese visa is issued to those taking up a post or employment in P.R. China.

The Chinese visa is also issued to those giving commercial performance in P.R. China.

---Source of CVASC

Required Documents

After getting all documents legalised and then having work permit approved, you are about to apply for work visa for China.

Please find the following information of work visa application.

Required Documents:

i2Visa Chinese Work ‘Z’ VisaPassport

An applicant’s original passport infomation

  • At least 12 months in validity
  • At least two blank visa pages
  • A legible passport without any damage

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

i2Visa Chinese Work ‘Z’ VisaPhotocopy

A photocopy of your current  and valid passport

  • Information/photo page only
  • Black & white or colourful


A photo required in compulsory

  • a photo background in white or light colur
  • 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


Employment Visa Application: (Four Types of documents)

Option 1
  • Alien Employment License of the People’s Republic of China issued by the Chinese government authority for Human Resources and Social Security;
Option 2
  • Permit for Foreign Experts Working in China issued by the State Bureau of Foreign Experts;
Option 3
  • Registration certificate of the resident representative office of foreign (regional) enterprises issued by local administrative department of industry and commerce;
  • Invitation letter by duly authorised unit issued by local administrative department of industry and commerce; Alternatively, the either duly invitation letter from Chinese employment and confirmation letter issued by local administrative department of industry and commerce (However, the either duly invitation letter has to only address to 'the General Chinese Consulate in Edinburgh.)

Option 4

  • Letter of Invitation to Foreigners for Offshore Petroleum Operations in China issued by China National Offshore Oil Corporation;

Commercial Performance Visa Application:

  • An approval document for commercial performance issued by Chinese government authority for Cultural Affairs;

Our i2visa Solution

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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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