Important Notice about China Hong Kong and Macao Visa

Entrusted by the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in France, Chinese Visa Application Service Center(hereinafter referred to as “CVASC”)will begin to accept China Hong Kong/Macao ordinary visa applications of the ordinary passport holders from May 1, 2019. The Consular Section of the Chinese Embassy will no longer accept the aforesaid applications directly.

I. Contact information of the CVASC (Paris)

1. Address: 25 Rue de Bassano, 75008 Paris

2. Phone: +33 1 40700401

3. Fax : +33 147206328

4. E-mail: pariscentre@visaforchina.org

5. Website: http://www.visaforchina.org

II. Business hours and fees

1. Business hours: Monday-Friday (except public holidays)

2. Application Submission: 9:00AM to 3:00PM

3. Collection: 9:00AM to 4:00PM

4. Fees: Besides visa fees and express fees which are charged on behalf of the Embassy, the CVASC charges service fees. Please visit the CVASC’s official website (www.visaforchina.org) or consult directly the CVASC for detailed fee information.

5. Processing time: For regular service, it normally takes 6 business days after submission of an application. Express service should be approved by a consular officer and is to be charged extra fees. However, some applications need to be forwarded to Hong Kong or Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) for approval. The processing time may be extended.

III. Important Reminders

1. Whether or not a visa could be issued is decided by a consular officer. The CVASC is not participating in any approval process.

2. The diplomatic, service (special or official) passport holders, those who apply for diplomatic, official or courtesy visas, and the Chinese citizens who apply for entry permits to Hong Kong, still need to submit their applications to the Consular Section of the Embassy (Address: 18-20 Rue Washington, 75008 Paris; office hours: 9:00am-12:00am).

3. Applicants could submit their China Hong Kong/Macao visa applications to the Embassy through the CVASC, or directly submit their visa applications to the Immigration Department of Hong Kong SAR or the Immigration Department of the Public Security Police Force of Macao SAR.

4. Regarding the visa exemption policies of China Hong Kong or Macao SAR, please refer to the official website of the Immigration Department of Hong Kong SAR (www.immd.gov.hk/eng/services/visas/visit-transit/visit-visa-entry-permit.html) or the Immigration Department of the Public Security Police Force of Macao SAR (www.fsm.gov.mo/psp/eng/psp_top5_2_1.html).

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Business Hours:(Monday - Friday)

Visa application: 9:00-15:30

Payment and collection 9:00-16:30 

Location: 25 Rue de Bassano, 75008 Paris.

Call:0140700401 

Fax:0147206328   

Email:pariscentre@visaforchina.org

Important Notice about China Hong Kong and Macao Visa

Entrusted by the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in France, Chinese Visa Application Service Center(hereinafter referred to as “CVASC”)will begin to accept China Hong Kong/Macao ordinary visa applications of the ordinary passport holders from May 1, 2019. The Consular Section of the Chinese Embassy will no longer accept the aforesaid applications directly.

I. Contact information of the CVASC (Paris)

1. Address: 25 Rue de Bassano, 75008 Paris

2. Phone: +33 1 40700401

3. Fax : +33 147206328

4. E-mail: pariscentre@visaforchina.org

5. Website: http://www.visaforchina.org

II. Business hours and fees

1. Business hours: Monday-Friday (except public holidays)

2. Application Submission: 9:00AM to 3:00PM

3. Collection: 9:00AM to 4:00PM

4. Fees: Besides visa fees and express fees which are charged on behalf of the Embassy, the CVASC charges service fees. Please visit the CVASC’s official website (www.visaforchina.org) or consult directly the CVASC for detailed fee information.

5. Processing time: For regular service, it normally takes 6 business days after submission of an application. Express service should be approved by a consular officer and is to be charged extra fees. However, some applications need to be forwarded to Hong Kong or Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) for approval. The processing time may be extended.

III. Important Reminders

1. Whether or not a visa could be issued is decided by a consular officer. The CVASC is not participating in any approval process.

2. The diplomatic, service (special or official) passport holders, those who apply for diplomatic, official or courtesy visas, and the Chinese citizens who apply for entry permits to Hong Kong, still need to submit their applications to the Consular Section of the Embassy (Address: 18-20 Rue Washington, 75008 Paris; office hours: 9:00am-12:00am).

3. Applicants could submit their China Hong Kong/Macao visa applications to the Embassy through the CVASC, or directly submit their visa applications to the Immigration Department of Hong Kong SAR or the Immigration Department of the Public Security Police Force of Macao SAR.

4. Regarding the visa exemption policies of China Hong Kong or Macao SAR, please refer to the official website of the Immigration Department of Hong Kong SAR (www.immd.gov.hk/eng/services/visas/visit-transit/visit-visa-entry-permit.html) or the Immigration Department of the Public Security Police Force of Macao SAR (www.fsm.gov.mo/psp/eng/psp_top5_2_1.html).