C visa is issued to foreign crew members of means of international transportation, including aircraft, trains and ships, or motor vehicle drivers engaged in cross-border transport activities, or to the accompanying family members of the crew members of the above-mentioned ships.
Original passport with at least one blank visa page and valid for at least 6 months.
2. Passport photocopies
Photocopies of data and photo pages of the passport.
3. Application form
One photo which meets the specific requirements.
5. Proof of legal status of non-Australian
6. Your last passport
If you are 16 years old or more and your passport was issued after the 01/01/2015, your last passport, regardless of its nationality, should also be submitted.
7. Previous Chinese passport or Chinese visa
When applying for Chinese visa with a new passport, applicant who used to be of Chinese citizenship should submit the original and a copy of data page of the last Chinese passport, or a copy of previous Chinese visa on the previous foreign passport.
If the name on the current passport differs from that on the previous passport, an official document of name change should also be submitted.
8. Supporting documents related to your visit
A letter of guarantee issued by your transport company or；
An invitation letter issued by a relevant entity in China.
1. Visa Application Service Centre
Applicant holding ordinary passport must submit visa applications to the Chinese Visa Application Service Centers located in Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth or Brisbane according to their service areas, but not directly to the Chinese Embassy or Consulates-General in Australia.
2. Invitation letter
The invitation letter may be in the form of fax, photocopy or computer printout, but the applicants should bear all the responsibilities aroused and the original invitation letter should also be submitted if requested by consular officers.
3. Additional materials and interview
Other supplementary materials should be provided or an interview should be accepted if requested by consular officers.
4. Consular officers decide
Consular officers are authorized to decide whether or not to issue a visa and its validity, duration of stay and number of entries.
5. Pickup date delay
On a case by case basis, express or rush services may not be available and the processing time may be longer than 4 regular working days.
How to apply & visa fee
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※ The information is subject to change without notice.