Why Mandarin Visa?

  • Registered with the Official Visa Application Center (CVASC) – We are not a part of the Embassy/ Government Dept but a private LTD to provide advice/ consultation to clients
  • Quickest Turnaround in London – VAC 48hrs Service; Next Day Biometrics Available
  • Next to the Bank of England at 1 Cornhill (EC3V 3ND); Submission Available in MAN/ EDI
  • #1 in Service Quality – Ranked by the official Chinese Visa Application Service Center

Latest Updates

COVID-19 – Updated 1 Sept 2020


Compulsory Covid Test Before Departure and travellers will need to submit covid test result to the Embassy – see Compulsory Covid Test Before Departure for more details.

From 18 June 2020 the Official Chinese Visa Application centre will re-open to accept a very small number of visa applications & legalisation/ authentications request. However they’ll need additional supporting documents – email us at info@mandarinvisa.com if you need assistance:

For visa application:

– Currrent/ Expired Residence Permit holders may submit a new visa application without PU letter (updated 23/9/20). S1/S2 visa application reopens but with restrictions (updated 14/10/20). See: https://mandarinvisa.co.uk/visa-for-current-residence-permit-holders-china-aug2020/ .

– An “Invitation letter of Duly Authorised Unit (PU letter)” issued by a local Chinese Foreign Office is required on other cases. Traveller should be in touch with their Chinese partners as they’ll need to contact their local Foreign Office in obtaining the letter.

– Advance biometrics is available and processing time will be 3-4 working days.

For Legalisation/ authentication:

– Submissions need to book in advance and processing time will be longer than usual.

– FCO is opening for business accounts – contact us (info@mandarinvisa.com) to start your process now.

Indian visa, Indian e-Visa

– From 18 March 2020 all passenger traffic is prohibited.

– All existing visa issued to EU/ EFTA/ UK and Turkish passport holders are suspended.

With the latest COVID-19 development we have decided to:

  • Starting to resume service, though the full service will not be resume until at least September (in line with Embassy’s reopening).
  • ALL team members are work from home – they’ll have access to tel/ email.
  • We will revise our opening hours once we have further information from the Chinese Embassy/ FCO/ UK Gov’t.
  • The above arrangements will stay until further notice.

  • Mandarin Visa is not a part of any Embassy/ High Commissions and is not affilitated with government departments. If you wish to apply directly to the relevant Embassy, please consult their official website for guidelines on how and where to apply, application forms and etc. Our Handling Fees are charged additional and seperate to government/ Embassy’s fees, which related to the service types and the compexity of your application.

    Document Legalisation (China)

    The official Visa Applicaiton Centre is accepting applications now, advanced appontments available. See below link for process and procedure.

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    Chinese Business Visas

    Unlock your business potentials. Though you have arrange a meeting in the very last minute, we could always get your Chinese visa without hassles.

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    Covid Test For China

    It is compulsory to obtain a negative Covid test result and authenticated by the Chinese Embassy. Click below for more information.

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