Visa

Useful information when you fill your visa application form: 

Travel information
“Major purpose of your visit”
Non-business visit 
“Inviter in China”
Dr. Lixin WU, Director, Qingdao National Laboratory for Marine Science and Technology (QNLM)
1 Wenhai Road, AoshanweiJimo, Qingdao, Shandong, China, 266237
Tel: +86-532-58719719 
Fax: +86-532-58719758
“Itinerary/Detailed address in China”
QNLM Apartment 
1 Wenhai Road, AoshanweiJimo, Qingdao, Shandong, China, 266237
Postal Code: 266237
Tel: +86-18669837297
Fax: +86-532-58719719
Email: jwzheng@qnlm.ac

General information 
All foreign participants need to obtain visas to travel in China and are advised to start the application procedure as soon as possible, at the nearest Chinese Embassy or Consulate in the country of citizenship. Please visit the website of the Chinese Embassy or Consulate in your country of citizenship. Please visit the website of the Chinese Embassy or Consulate in your country to check the required documents for visa application. Information on all Chinese Missions overseas can be found on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website at: 
http://www.fmprc.gov.cn/mfa_eng/wjb_663304/zwjg_665342/. 

Here are some quick links to the Chinese Embassy websites in some participating countries: 
Canada – http://vancouver.china-consulate.org/eng/visa/default.htm 
Japan – http://www.china-embassy.or.jp/jpn/
Korea – http://www.chinaemb.or.kr/kor/lshyw/lsk_qz/default.htm
Russia – http://ru.china-embassy.org/rus/
U.S.A. – http://www.china-embassy.org/eng/

Avalid passport and an official letter of invitation (Invitation Letter of Duly Authorized Unit) are required to apply for a visa. Send your request for the official invitation letter to Dr. Jiewen ZHENG (Dept. Int’l Affairs, QNLM, Email: jwzheng@qnlm.ac ) as early as possible.

STEPS:
1. APPLY FOR GOS2018 INVITATION LETTER
Request a GOS2018 invitation letter from QNLM by sending email to jwzheng@qnlm.ac

2. APPLY FOR AN INVITATION LETTER
Fill out the REQUEST FORMS FOR INVITATION LETTER (download) and INVITATION LETTER OF DULY AUTHORIZED UNIT (download),and email them along with a copy of a PASSPORT PHOTO PAGE (jpg or gif format) and any questions/concerns regarding your visa application process to Dr. Jiewen ZHENG (jwzheng@qnlm.ac).

3. APPLY FOR VISA
Submit your visa application with required documents, including the GOS2018 invitation letter and the official invitation letter (Invitation Letter of Duly Authorized Unit), to the Chinese Embassy or Consulate. Processing time and document requirements differ from country to country.