|Notice on the Application for Chinese Visas|
Ⅰ. Starting from 25 August 2022, the updated procedures and material requirements for the application for visas for work, business, family visit and study in China from the Chinese Embassy in Belgium are as follows:
(1) Complete the visa application form online (https://bio.visaforchina.org/BRU2_ZH/), print the form and sign it at the corresponding location for confirmation.
(2) The applicant himself/herself should go to the Chinese Visa Application Service Center in Brussels at the appointed time to submit the application and have the ten fingerprints collected by the Center.
(3) Submit application documents:
— The printed application form completed online;
— The original passport and a copy of the information page;
— Proof of legal stay or residence in Belgium (for eligible third country citizens in Belgium);
— Certificate of COVID-19 vaccination;
— Other materials (see table below)
Ⅱ. Foreign citizens who are going to China for long-term degree-seeking education can apply for X1 visa. Family members of foreign students studying in China can apply for visa for long-term or short-term family visit. Application for short-term non-degree education (X2 visa) is not accepted for the moment.
Ⅲ. The above-mentioned visas are all processed by the Chinese Visa Application Service Center in Brussels. For specific procedures, application requirements, office hours, and fee standards, please consult the visa application center.
Address: No.109 Rue Neerveld, Woluwe Saint-Lambert 1200，Bruxelles
Phone: 0032(0)27750888 Fax: 0032(0)27750880
Ⅳ. Applicants for diplomatic, official and courtesy visas do not need to make an appointment. They only need to complete the application form online (https://bio.visaforchina.org/BRU2_ZH/), print the application form, and submit application directly to the Chinese Embassy in Belgium.
Ⅴ. In case of any discrepancy on the requirements of application of the above-mentioned visas between this notice and notices previously issued by the Chinese embassy in Belgium, this notice shall prevail.