Chinese Talent (R) Visa Application Requirements

Important: As the Consulates reopens, there is no guarantee how many entries and the length will be issued with visas. More information will be released in the coming weeks or month.

Chinese Talent (R) visa is required for those who are high-level qualified talents or whose skills are urgently needed by China. A Confirmation Letter for High Level Foreign Talents issued from the Chinese Government is required. R visa allow multiple entries for a term up to 5 to 10 years. The requirements for Talent (R) visa are detailed below.

Do not staple any of the documents together. The Consulate will reject all stapled applications. Paperclips may be used.

1: Original Passport Plus a Photocopy of the Name Page

Certain Non-US passport holders cannot apply for a visa through third parties or are blocked entry to China: we recommend to send an email inquiry or wait for Consulate announcements.

2: Your Visa Application Form

3: One Recent Passport Photo

Please see: Chinese Visa Photo requirements

4: Address Verification

5: Confirmation Letter from China

Confirmation Letter for High Level Foreign Talents issued by China State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs. High quality copy will be accepted.

6: Where You Stay From

  • Print and complete the Where You Stay From form: Click Here

8: Payment

Purchase service through this link: China Visa Service

Fees include consular fee, our service fee and free FedEx Express Saver return shipping. If you want to upgrade shipping, you can purchase from our website. Please see Shipping.

8: Additional Requirements For Each Consulate

Main requirements for Chinese visa are usually the same across the Chinese Consulates, however, there are some certain requirements for each Chinese Consulate. Please visit Additional Requirements Based on Jurisdiction to see if any of the listed rules apply to you.


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