Corona Virus – COVID 19
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Please send the documents to our office in :Bern
All persons entering China must be placed in quarantine for 2 weeks.
For important and urgent business trips to China a single or double entry visa can be applied for. It requires an official PU invitation from the Ministry in China. Through our partner in China we can apply for this invitation for you at the ministry. You will find further information below.
The following steps are necessary to obtain the visa:
Please note that the embassy only accepts applications on Wednesday and Friday.
1 Application form
Completely filled out and signed in original (download)
Valid for more than 6 months after the date of return
Copy of the passport details page
A copy of the passport pages with the personal data
Previous passport or additional form
If the passport has been issued on January 1, 2015 or later, additionally the
original, previous passport. If the previous passport is not available, a statement
signed in the original (download), must be enclosed with the documents.
Form for health declaration
Completely filled out and originally signed (download)
1 passport photo
Biometric and in colour (see photo criteria)
Invitation letter PU from the Chinese authority
Official invitation of the ministry in China
Letter of invitation
On company paper, with stamp and signature. The letter must include the following:
Letter of introduction
From Swiss employer on company paper, with stamp and signature. The letter must include the following:
Former visa and/or residence permit for China
Copy of the last visa and/or residence permit for China
If necessary, a copy of the applicant´s residence permit valid for Switzerland or Liechtenstein.
You would like to receive the invitation through us? Here you will find all information and details on how to obtain the ministerial invitation through us.
Application location currently Beijing and Shanghai - customer or subsidiary must be located in one of these cities. Other cities will follow.
We require the following documents:
Please send these documents to the following e-mail address: email@example.com
900.00 CHF of which 450.00 CHF must be paid on account. If the invitation is not approved, the deposit will not be refunded. The remaining amount of 450.00 CHF is due when the invitation is issued.
Approval at the embassy: 3 - 7 working days
Obtaining Visa: ~ 1 week
Obtaining invitation: 10 - 20 working days