9th Learning Conference, Beijing 2002


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Chinese Embassy Website in Australia:
http://www.chinaembassy.org.au/eng/index.html
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Visa Information:
http://australiaembassy.fmprc.gov.cn/eng/c5720.html
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Downloadable Application Forms:
http://australiaembassy.fmprc.gov.cn/eng/premade/15784/download.htm
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The following information is courtesy of the Embassy of the People's Republic of China website in Australia

For more information and application forms please visit the links above

CHINESE VISA APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

(Effective as from 1 October 1999)

Documents required from each applicant:
Passport with validity for 6 more months and at least 1 blank Visa Page.
One completed Visa Application Form attached with one recently-taken photo ( U.S. citizens are required to provide two forms and two photos).
Supplimentaries relevant to
Tourist Visa (L): Itinerary and/or invitation from friends in China.
Business Visa (F): Invitation from authorized institutions in China.
Working Visa (Z): Work Permit or Employment License issued by Chinese Labor Authorities and a statement of confirmation by the employer or a Chinese governmental invitation.
Student Visa (X): J-W201/J-W202 Form issued by the Chinese Ministry of Education and Letter of Admission by the school.

Application by mail or delivery agencies: A pre-paid, self-addressed return envelope/satchel must be enclosed. This office shall not be responsible for any possible mishandling by the carriers.
Travellers to Tibet are advised to participate in Group Tours organized by travel agencies or obtain approval from Tibetan Tourist Bureau before filing their applications(TTB Fax: 0011-86-891-6834632 or Phone: 0011-86-891-6834313).

When to apply: within 3 months before the intended date of entry to China.

Fees (Regular processing, 4th working-day release):
Type of Visas                          Citizens of Australia               Other Countries
Single-entry                               A$30.00                             A$50.00
Double-entry                             A$45.00                              A$75.00
Multi-entry(6 mons)                      A$60.00                              A$100.00
Multi-entry(12 mons)                    A$90.00                              A$150.00
*Note:  For applications sent by Mail or Agent, another A$10 is charged per package as mail service fee. For example, if Australian citizens ask for Single-entry visa and include 3 passports in one package, then the visa fee should be 30¥3+10=100AUD$. (effective from 21 Aug. 2001)

*Note: In accordance with relevant agreements on mutual exemption of visa fees, Chinese visas are issued gratis to citizens of the following countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Maldive, Pakistan, Poland, Slovakia and Yugoslavia. The Mail/Courier Handling Fee shall, however, not be exempted.

Additional Charges on Expedite Processing (for all types of visa & all applicants):

Same Working-day Release             A$50.00
2nd or 3rd-working-day Rls               A$30.00

All fees/charges must be paid with application and in the form of cash, money order or bank cheques. Withdrawal or decline of application shall not be refunded.

Travel to Hong Kong: Visas are not required for tourists travelling on Australian passports, who may enjoy a "visa free period for visit not exceeding 3 month". For information about employment or longer stay, or visa requirements for non-Australian nationals, please address inquiries to our Visa Office or the Hong Kong Immigration Department by Tel.(852)2824-6111, Fax (852)2877-7711, Web site http://www.info.gov.hk/immd/ for details.

The Embassy only accepts applications from ACT, NT, SA and QLD.
**Applicants who would like to visit relatives in Xinjiang Autonomous Region are required to show invition letters from their relatives.
The Embassy is not responsible for calling the courier  companies for pickup after visas are issued.

Failure to meet the above procedural and/or documentation requirements may result in delay of the processing, decline or return of applications to the sender.

http://www.chinaembassy.org.au    

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