Letter of Invitation

In accordance with requirements from the Chinese embassy, from July 16th 2012, invitation letters for Chinese visas must contain the following:

This list is about the information in your letter of invitation and is not related to the information already on your application form.

INFORMATION ABOUT APPLICANT:

□     Full Name(as shown in passport, including all middle names)
□     Gender
□     Date of Birth
□     Passport Number

VISITING INFORMATION:
□     Purpose of Visit
□      Date of Arrival and Departure in China (of the next trip if applying for multi entries; both if applying for double entry)
□     Place of Visit(in China)
□     Relationship between the Applicant and the inviter
□     Who will be paying all the applicant’s expenses while they are in China

INFORMATION ABOUT INVITER:

ORGANISATION:
□     Name of Organisation
□     Contact Number
□     Address
□     Stamp of the Organisation
□     Chinese signature of the Organisation Representative
□     Job title of the Organisation Representative
□     Chinese name of the Organisation Representative
□     Date of the letter it was written

PERSONAL INVITER:

□     Name (Full Chinese name if the inviter is Chinese)
□     Contact Number (in China)
□     Address (in China)
□     Signature of inviter (in Chinese characters if they are Chinese)
□     ID Copy

Date of the letter it was written

i.     Chinese inviter: ID Copy front and back;
ii.    Non-Chinese inviter: a copy of Passport photo page and resident permit page)

Please note :

  • if any of the above details are not included in your letter of invitation, the embassy will not accept your application.
  • In all cases the embassy will have the final decision on what visa to issue if they issue a visa at all. Therefore supplying the required documents does not guarantee the outcome.
  • For Multiple entry visa applications, the letter must clearly state which multiple entry Chinese visa the applicant is applying for and why the applicant requires a multiple entry visa.
  • Currently if you apply for a multiple entry Chinese visa and the embassy choose not to issue it, they normally issue a lesser visa.

 

Different types of Letter of Invitation

Chinese visa sample letter of duly authorized unit

Chinese visa sample letter of duly authorized unit

Sample 24 month invitation letter

Sample 2 year invitation letter

Chinese visa sample confirmation letter of invitation

Chinese visa sample confirmation letter of invitation

Here is an example of the new requirement

SAMPLE NAME SIG JOBTITLE AND STAMP

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