Important Notice on Opening of Chinese Visa Application Service Center
As of 22 January 2018, foreigners who hold ordinary passports are requested to submit visa applications via Chinese Visa Application Service Center. The Consular Department of the Commissioner's Office will no longer accept applications from ordinary passport holders.
Information of the Chinese Visa Application Service Center is as follows:
Address: 20F Capital Centre, 151 Gloucester Road, Wanchai
Telephone: (852) 29921999
Fax: (852) 34132345, (852) 29891116(Chinese Visa Application Service Center)
Working Days: Monday to Friday (except for Public holidays).
Submission of Applications: 9:00-16:00 (Applications for express service must be submitted before 12:00); Payment and Pick-up of Visas: 10:00-17:00.
Service Charges: Besides collecting visa fees and express service fees on behalf of the Commissioner's Office, the Chinese Visa Application Service Centre will also charge service fees. For more information, please contact the Chinese Visa Application Service Centre or visit its website.
A. It is still up to the Commissioner's Office to decide whether or not to issue visa, the China Visa Application Service Center has no decision on visa approval.
B. Applicants holding diplomatic or service (official) passports, applicants who are going to enter China Mainland for diplomatic or official purpose may still submit their applications directly to the Consular Department of the Commissioner's Office.