September 10th, 2009
If you're planning a trip to China, it's absolutely essential that you have the right type of visa. China is very strict about their visa policy. They do not issue visas on arrival, and according to the US State Department, if you try to enter China without the right type of visa, you'll be "subject to a fine and immediate deportation" at your own expense.
Sounds unpleasant, doesn't it? So, what type of Chinese visas are available, and how do you know which one to apply for?
In China, each type of travel visa is identified by a letter. The type of Chinese visa you need depends on the purpose of your trip. Here's a breakdown:
Chinese work visas:
If you are coming to China to work, you will need one of the following visas:
C Visa: Issued to crewmembers to perform duties on
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