Issued to those who intend to go to China for exchanges, visits, study toursand other activities.
Issued to those who intend to transit through China.
Issued to resident foreign journalists of foreign news organizations stationed in China.The intended duration of stay in China exceeds 180 days.
Issued to foreign journalists who intend to go to China for short-term news coverage. The intended duration of stay in China is no more than 180 days.
Issued to those who intend to go to China as a tourist.
Based on purposes for visa, Chinese visas include diplomatic visa, service visa, courtesy visa, and ordinary visa.
In order to regulate exit/entry administration, safeguard the sovereignty, security and social order of the People’s Republic of China, and promote foreign exchanges and opening to the outside world, this Law is hereby formulated.
These Regulations are formulated in accordance with the Exit and Entry Administration Law of the People's Republic of China (hereinafter referred to as the Exit and Entry Administration Law).