Notice on a controlled reopening service at the visa centre

 Following the government guidance on social distancing rules, the Chinese Visa Application Service Centre in Manchester (hereinafter referred to as ‘the visa centre’) will start a controlled, phased re-opening service from July 7th 2020


1) The visa centre will be open on Tuesdays and Thursdays 10.00 to 13.00 for some specific categories of visa application and legalisation. Please refer to item (2) below for visa requirements in detail.

   Collection service will be available on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:00 to 14:00.

2) The regular service will take 3 working days including date of submission.
3) The following visa categories will be eligible for submission at the visa centre

  I. Crew visa (C).

  II. According to the Announcement regarding the Temporary Suspension of Entry to Foreign Nationals Holding Valid Chinese Visas or Residence Permits published on March 26th, “Foreign nationals coming to China for necessary economic, trade, scientific or technological activities or out of emergency humanitarian needs may apply for visas at Chinese Embassies or Consulates”, the applicant can apply for a visa only when he/she has an official ‘Invitation Letter (PU/TE)’ or ‘Verification Confirmation of Invitation’ issued by the local provincial Foreign Office or Department of Commerce at the intended destination of visit in China. The visa centre will not accept any application without the above mentioned government official invitation letter.

  III. ‘Humanitarian needs’ in principle refers to visiting a direct family member who is in a critical condition in hospital, or attending a direct family member's funeral. Foreign passport holders who need to come to China for the aforementioned purposes should provide the detailed explanation, scanned copy of proof of diagnosis issued from a hospital, and an officially recognised certificate of direct relationship.

Note:

I. All visa applicants should send an email with scanned copy of all the required documents to Manchester visa centre (manchestercentre@visaforchina.org). Once pre-approved, you will be invited to attend an appointment at the visa centre to submit your visa application. 

 

II. Applications will not be accepted by post - applicants must come in person to the centre.


4) Legalisation 

Legalisation application appointments are compulsory in order to submit any legalisation application. The visa centre will not accept any legalisation application without an appointment.
5)  Health and hygiene requirements:

To keep our staff safe, please follow the visa centre’s guidance in wearing a face covering and obligatory temperature checking.



Chinese visa application service centre in Manchester

         June 30th 2020

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Business Hours:(Monday - Friday) Visa application: 9:00-15:00   Payment and collection 9:00-16:00 
Location: Ground Floor, 71 Mosley Street, Manchester, M2 3HR

Call:44-1612369619   Fax:44-1612445883     

Email:manchestercentre@visaforchina.org

Notice on a controlled reopening service at the visa centre

 Following the government guidance on social distancing rules, the Chinese Visa Application Service Centre in Manchester (hereinafter referred to as ‘the visa centre’) will start a controlled, phased re-opening service from July 7th 2020


1) The visa centre will be open on Tuesdays and Thursdays 10.00 to 13.00 for some specific categories of visa application and legalisation. Please refer to item (2) below for visa requirements in detail.

   Collection service will be available on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:00 to 14:00.

2) The regular service will take 3 working days including date of submission.
3) The following visa categories will be eligible for submission at the visa centre

  I. Crew visa (C).

  II. According to the Announcement regarding the Temporary Suspension of Entry to Foreign Nationals Holding Valid Chinese Visas or Residence Permits published on March 26th, “Foreign nationals coming to China for necessary economic, trade, scientific or technological activities or out of emergency humanitarian needs may apply for visas at Chinese Embassies or Consulates”, the applicant can apply for a visa only when he/she has an official ‘Invitation Letter (PU/TE)’ or ‘Verification Confirmation of Invitation’ issued by the local provincial Foreign Office or Department of Commerce at the intended destination of visit in China. The visa centre will not accept any application without the above mentioned government official invitation letter.

  III. ‘Humanitarian needs’ in principle refers to visiting a direct family member who is in a critical condition in hospital, or attending a direct family member's funeral. Foreign passport holders who need to come to China for the aforementioned purposes should provide the detailed explanation, scanned copy of proof of diagnosis issued from a hospital, and an officially recognised certificate of direct relationship.

Note:

I. All visa applicants should send an email with scanned copy of all the required documents to Manchester visa centre (manchestercentre@visaforchina.org). Once pre-approved, you will be invited to attend an appointment at the visa centre to submit your visa application. 

 

II. Applications will not be accepted by post - applicants must come in person to the centre.


4) Legalisation 

Legalisation application appointments are compulsory in order to submit any legalisation application. The visa centre will not accept any legalisation application without an appointment.
5)  Health and hygiene requirements:

To keep our staff safe, please follow the visa centre’s guidance in wearing a face covering and obligatory temperature checking.



Chinese visa application service centre in Manchester

         June 30th 2020