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Chinese Embassy in London (Consular section)

Address in London:

Chinese Embassy
Consulate Section
31 Portland Place
London W1B 1QD [Map]

Opening Times:

9.00 am to 12.00 noon

How to apply for a visa to China?

  1. By using The Schengen Office visa service.
    We are a Private Company offering a visa courier service to various embassies in the United Kingdom. If you would like to use our service to apply for your visa you can contact us by completing our simple on-line contact form and an answer will be delivered to your e-mail address.
  2. By applying in Person at the embassy of China in London.
Chinese Embassy: (020) 7631 1430

How to apply for Chinese visa through The Schengen Office?

Click here for a step-by-step guide to applying for your visa through The Schengen Office

How to apply for a visa in person at the embassy of China in London?

The Embassy of China in London accepts visa applications during oppening hours on first come first served basis.

Useful Links
China Factbook
CIA The World Factbook for China
China travel guide
Lonely Planet World Guide Destination China
China country profile
BBC News Country profile - China