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R Visa Requirements
2017/04/27
 

Introduction

R visa is issued to those who are high-level talents or whose skills are urgently needed in China.


Application Materials

1. Passport

Original passport with at least one blank visa page and valid for at least 6 months.

2. Passport copy

One photocopy of data and photo pages of passport.

3. Application form

One completely filled Visa Application Form(V. 2013) . Please fill in with the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.

4. Photo

One photo which must meet the specific requirements

5. Proof of legal status of non-Australian

Non-Australian applicant should have legal status in Australia and a copy of current status proof, such as VEVO, ImmiCard or visa should be submitted.

6. Your last passport

If you are 16 years old or more and your passport was issued after the 01/01/2015, your last passport, regardless of its nationality, should also be submitted.

7. Previous Chinese passports or Chinese visa

When applying for Chinese visa with a new passport, applicant who used to be of Chinese citizenship should submit the original and a copy of the data page of the last Chinese passport, or a copy of previous Chinese visa on the previous foreign passport.

If the name on the current passport differs from that on the previous passport, an official document of name change should also be submitted.

8. Relevant Certificate

The applicant should submit relevant certification in accordance with relevant regulations, and meet the relevant requirements of the competent authorities of the Chinese government on high-level talents and individuals with special skills urgently needed by China.


Special Reminders

1. Visa Application Service Centre

Applicant holding ordinary passport must submit visa applications to the Chinese Visa Application Service Centers located in Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth or Brisbane according to their service areas, but not directly to the Chinese Embassy or Consulates-General in Australia.

2. Additional materials and interview

Other supplementary materials should be provided or an interview should be accepted if requested by consular officers.

3. Consular officers decide

Consular officers are authorized to decide whether or not to issue a visa and its validity, duration of stay and number of entries.

4. Pickup date delay

On a case by case basis, express or rush services may not be available and the processing time may be longer than 4 regular working days.

 


How to apply & visa fee

Please click here.

 

The information is subject to change without notice.

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