Beijing, China – Immigration Amendment

We have been recently notified that in Beijing China the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Municipal Council will require additional document for Invitation Letter applications as of 17/01/2011:

They will now require:
– Itinerary in Beijing
– A labour contract or agreement, or any document to certify the reason for the visit to Beijing
– Application letter
– Qualification letter (issued by the hiring company overseas and signed by HR manager or senior level staff member)
– Safety guarantee letter

For single-entry (Z) visa Invitation Letter applications, the following additional documents are required:

– Safety guarantee letter
– If the application applies for the Z visa at a Chinese embassy in a third country (except Hong Kong), a document such as a residence permit in the third country is required to prove the applicant is a legal resident there.
– For a dependent or spouse, a marriage certificate copy is require for the application, birth certificate copies are required for the children’s applications. The documents will be required to be translated into Chinese.

For more information or to talk to an adviser please email shipping@abels.co.uk or call +44 1842 816600