How to Apply for a Chinese Visa
To enter the People’s Republic of China, a U.S. citizen must have a valid U.S. passport and Chinese visa. An "L" visa is the Chinese tourist visa type. China Tourist visas are issued to those who intend to go to China for touring, sightseeing or visiting friends. It is usually issued for up to 60 days stay per visit and multiple entry valid up to 10 years for US passport holder, while it is usually issued up to 60 days stay per visit but only for single or double entry valid for 3 or 6 months for non-US passport holder.
Entry & Exit
Visa Application Agencies
There are also a number of visa application agencies that can assist you in applying for your Chinese visa as well as expediting your application. ASRI does not endorse any company, but a quick Google search for "Apply for a Chinese Visa" will provide many options.
Helpful Travel Links
FLY CHINA https://www.flychina.com