China Visa Cost in Nigeria (Update)
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China Visa Cost in Nigeria 2024 Update

China Visa Cost in Nigeria 2023 Update – Are you intending to travel to China? Are you applying for a China visa in Nigeria? Looking for the actual cost of a China Visa Application in Nigeria? 

Do you even know the requirements for getting a China visa from Nigeria? Are you sure you have met the eligibility standard? 

All this and many more we will discuss in the cause of this article. 

People travel to China for various reasons ranging from leisure to education and lots more. Most of them are Nigerian citizens and the others are not. 

Nigeria allows travel of different religions, citizens etc to countries as far as you are eligible and you have the major requirements 

Let’s take a brief overview of China before we consider the actual cost of a China visa from a Nigerian embassy or base.

China Visa Cost in Nigeria (Update)

Overview of china 

This country is officially known as the People’s Republic of China (PRC). It is located in East Africa with more than 1.5 billion population.

China has its capital as Beijing and Shagai as its the city with the largest population. The official language spoken here is standard Chinese and the religions practised here include Buddhism, Christianity, Islam etc. 

For more information and inquiries you can visit the country’s official page

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What is a China Visa?

A China visa is an official document or endorsement that allows foreign nationals to enter and stay in the People’s Republic of China for a specific period and a particular purpose.

China has a well-defined visa system with different types of visas, like tourist Visa (L Visa)

Business Visa (M Visa), Work Visa (Z Visa), Student Visa (X Visa), Transit Visa (G Visa), Family Reunion Visa (Q Visa) and Talent Visa (R Visa. 

All these visas have different methods or modes of application, they serve different durations and also they have different requirements and cost

Documents needed for China visa application?

The following are the general documents needed for the China visa application

  1. Visa applictaion form 
  2. Passport photograph
  3. Visa invitation letter
  4. Proof of travel itinerary
  5. Proof of sufficient funds 
  6. Study documents 
  7. Employment documents 
  8. Police clearance 
  9. Educational documents 
  10. Supporting documents 

For persons that are first-timers but yet company shareholders you are to provide 

  1. Certificate of Incorporation or other registration documents
  2. Memorandum and Article of Association of the company or other registration documents
  3. Bank statement of the company
  4. Certificate that contains the title of property of the company and the applicant
  5. Previous Business Documents, such as Bills of Lading, Invoices, Packing lists, etc.
  6. Bank Statement of the applicant
  7. Other relevant documents 

In cases where you are a first-timer and an employee of a company you need 

  1. Certificate of Incorporation,
  2. Memorandum and Article of Association of the company
  3. Personal Bank Statement of the applicant 
  4. proof of ownership of property of the applicant
  5. Diploma or certificate of degree
  6. Certificate of professional designation

For Student Visa

  1. documents of financial sponsorship
  2. documents about the relationship between the sponsor and the applicant
  3. Certificate of Incorporation, Memorandum and Article of Association of the company, bank statement of the company and the sponsor(If the sponsor is a shareholder of a company)
  4. Transcripts/ certificates of schools/ programs
  5. Certificate/results of all examinations
  6. other documents which you think might support your application

What are the properties(features) of a China visa?

The following are the properties of a China visa

  1. Type of Visa
  2. Visa Validity
  3. Duration of Stay
  4. Number of Entries
  5. Visa Holder Information
  6. Visa Issuing Authority
  7. Visa Category and Code
  8. Visa Sticker or Stamp
  9. Visa Number
  10. Visa Restrictions
  11. Expiry Date

The cost of a China Visa in Nigeria

it is important to note that the cost of a visa changes at any time but currently this is the amount that is involved in the application for each type of China visa 

  • For Tourist Visa (L Visa)
  • Business Visa 
  • Work Visa
  • Student Visa (X Visa)
  • Transit Visa (G Visa)

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Visa Cost 

  • Single Entry – 14,000
  • Double Entry – 21,000
  • Multiple Entry (6 months) – 28,000
  • Multiple Entries (1 year) – 42,000

Application  Service Cost

  • Regular (5 working days) – 36,800
  • Courier service (one way) – 18,800
  • Vip service – 36800 

Transit visa fees are lower and cost around $30 to $50 USD.

Note that 

  • These fees include a 7.5% VAt charges 
  • Also, they are non-refundable and are collected on behalf of the chinses embassy or consulate general 

Possible Factors that can influence the cost of a visa 

There are several factors that can influence the cost of a visa and they include 

  • Type of Visa
  • Destination Country
  • Processing Time
  • Multiple Entries
  • Duration of Stay
  • Nationality
  • Age and Special Categories
  • Consular or Application Center Fees
  • Additional Services
  • Visa Agents or Consultants
  • Exchange Rates
  • Visa Application Platform

This article is a must for every individual from Nigeria applying for a China visa 

Frequently Asked Questions 

What is a visa?

 A visa is an official document issued by a country’s government that allows an individual to enter, stay, or transit through that country for a specific purpose.

How do I apply for a visa?

The application process involves filling out forms, providing documentation, and attending an interview if required.

What are the different types of visas?

Common types include tourist visas, student visas, work visas, and immigrant visas.

How much does a visa cost?

Visa fees are based on the type of visa, destination, and other factors.

What is a Schengen visa?

The Schengen visa allows travel within the Schengen Area in Europe without border checks. It’s issued by 26 European countries.

Do children need their own visas?

Children need their own visas, depending on their age and the country’s regulations. 

Can I travel to multiple countries with one visa?

Some visas, like the Schengen visa, allow travel within multiple countries in a specific region.

Do I need a visa for a layover at a foreign airport?

 In many cases, a short layover does not require a visa, but it depends on the country and the length of the layover.

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