may need a Chinese visa to enter China.
Specifically, those who are not Chinese
citizens, except passport holders from
Singapore, Brunei, and Japan, need a Chinese
visa. Participants can apply for a visa at
the Chinese embassy or consulate in the
region in which they live. To avoid
uncertainty, participants will be advised to
apply for a visa as early as possible. It is
recommended that they apply for a Chinese
visa at least 1 month in advance.
For most attendees, it is easier to apply for a Tourist ("L") visa; an invitation letter is NOT required for obtaining a Tourist visa.
If some participants need another type of visa that does require an invitation letter, the ICAAF 2022 local arrangement committee will be glad to help. To obtain an invitation letter, please send e-mail to email@example.com, together with your registration, and in the case of being an author, your accepted paper ID. The Conference Secretariat will then send a formal visa application form via airmail or fax with which the participants can apply for a visa.
A passport which is valid for
at least six months following the date of
submission, with an entire blank page available
for the visa;
One Visa Application Form of the Peoples Republic of China, which is filled clearly with true, authentic and complete information and signed by the applicant;
One recent, 2 inch full-faced and bareheaded passport photo (the daily life photo, photo copy or digital photo printed on the ordinary paper shall not be accepted);
Other related application materials according to different purposes for your trip to China;
Other materials related to the visa application, deemed as necessary by the visa officer.
* For more information, please contact the local Chinese Embassy in your country or visit the website: http://www.visaforchina.org/.
may ask their travel agents to arrange their
travel to China and obtain a tourist visa
irrespective of whether or not they have
registered with the Conference Secretariat. If
participants have any difficulties in obtaining
their visa, they should contact the Conference
Please note ICAAF is not authorized to assist with the VISA process beyond providing the Notification of Acceptance Letter and Invitation Letter (after registration) issued by the ICAAF Committee Board. The invitation letter will be issued after the successful registration.
Should your application be denied, ICAAF cannot change the decision of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, nor will ICAAF engage in discussion or correspondence with the MOFA or the Embassy on behalf of the applicant. The registration fee cannot be refunded when the VISA application of individual being denied.