• Tourist visa to China for helpers

    A tourist visa to China for helpers is granted to a domestic helper for the purpose of accompanying family on a tourist trip or family visit. The visa will be issued strictly to the number of days indicated in the tickets and hotel bookings but no more than 30 days even if the employer’s family members have to stay longer.

    The visa will be valid for one month only so, please, do not apply too early.

    COVID-19 Update

      COVID-19 Update for China

      China-Singapore Fast Lane is applicable to essential business or official travel between six Chinese provinces and municipalities (Shanghai, Tianjin, Chongqing, Guangdong, Jiangsu and Zhejiang provinces) and Singapore.

      The host company or government agency in China will lodge an application on behalf of the applicant with the Foreign Affairs Office or Commerce Authority at the six provinces and municipalities. If the application is approved, an Invitation Letter (PU Letter example) will be issued to the applicant. Currently, you can only get a single-entry visa with a 30 days’ validity with an allowed stay of up to 90 days. There is no quarantine for the 6 Green Lane provinces. Apply for a business visa.

      Required documents for a tourist visa to China for helpers

      • Completed, printed out and signed Chinese visa application form.
      • Original passport with at least 6 months’ validity beyond the validity of the visa and with at least two empty pages for stamping the visa.
      • A colour copy of a passport.
      • 1 recent passport-size (48mm x 33mm) photograph in a digital format - can be arranged in our office (click on + for details):

        • The applicant is required to present the frontal view to the camera with entire head and face clearly visible.
        • The facial expression must be neutral with eyes open, mouth closed and ears visible.
        • Eyeglasses are allowed only if the lenses are not tinted and there is no glare, shadows, or frames obscuring the eyes.
        • Hats or other head coverings are only allowed if worn for religious reasons and if they do not obscure any facial features.
        • The background of the photo should be white or close to white with no borders around the edge of the image.
        • The photo should be recent, taken within 6 months.

        • Сopy of a Work Permit.
        • Copy of employer’s passport.
        • Copy of a passport and birth certificate of a child or an elderly who will be taken care of by the domestic helper.
        • Copy of employer’s tickets.
        • Completed sponsorship/explanation letter.
        • Round-trip airline tickets.
        • Copy of a hotel reservation OR an invitation letter from a relevant entity or an individual located in China. The letter should contain detailed information of the applicant, information on the visit including dates of arrival and departure, places that will be visited, etc. and detailed information on the inviting party (with name, address, phone, official stamp and signature).
        • Copy of passport of an inviting party.
        • Completed and signed Global Singapore visa order form.

      Fees for a helper’s visa to China



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        Processing time for a helper’s visa to China

        • Regular service at the Chinese Consulate is 4 working days excluding the submission day.
        • Express service at the Chinese Consulate is 3 working days excluding the submission day.
        • Urgent service at the Chinese Consulate is 2 working days excluding the submission day.

        Please add one more day in order for us to check all your paperwork.

        • Please note, once your application is submitted for normal service, it will not be possible to change processing into the express or urgent service or vice versa.

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