Guideline for Application for Chinese Visa in Nigeria
2018/04/20
 

1.Diplomatic and official passports holders applying for Chinese visa  and applicants applying for Hong Kong/Macao Special Administrative Region visas /entry permits submit their applications directly to the Chinese Consulate General in Lagos.(Office hours: Monday to Friday, 9:30am-12:00am).

Please visit the website of Hong Kong Immigration Department:  http://www.immd.gov.hk/  to get detailed information about Hongkong visa, such as type, application documents,  application  process  etc. 

Please visit the website of Public Security Police Force of Macau: http://www.fsm.gov.mo/psp/eng/main.html to get detailed information about Macau visa, such as type, application documents,application process etc.

2.All ordinary passport holders apply for Chinese visas at Lagos China Visa Application Service Centre. 

Address of the Center: Church Gate Towers, PC30, Churchgate Street, (Formerly Afri Bank Street), Victoria Island, Lagos Nigeria.

Office hour:  From Monday  to Friday

For submission of applications:   9:00-15:00

For fee payment and collection of visa:   9:00-16:00

Plesse visit the website of the center http://www.visaforchina.org for more detailed information about Chinese visa, such as type, application documents and process etc.

3.Ordinary Nigerian passport holders must apply for Chinese visa in Nigeria, unless they have long-term or permanent residences, work or study in a third country. Passport holders of other countries must submit CERPAC if they apply for Chinese visa in Nigeria. Ordinary Nigerian passport holders are required to provide the following documents:

(1)Applicants for M Visa (those who intend to go to China for commercial and trade activities) or F Visa (those who intend to go to China for exchange, visit or study tour) must submit Invitation Letter (TE) or Verification Letter of Invitation issued by Invitation Unit or Verification Unit(Applicants may ask their inviters to approch local Foreign Affair Office to apply for them).

(2)Applicants for L Visa (those who intend to go to China as tourists) must submit Invitation Letter for Tourist Group issued by Duly Authorized Tourism Unit.

(3)All applicants are required to submit previous passports, previous visas of China and other countries and records of international travels.

(4)If an applicant trying to get a Chinese visa for the first time is a share holder of a company, the following documents will support the application:

□Certificate of Incorporation or other registration documents

□Memorandum and Article of Association of the company or other registration documents

□Bank statement of the company

□Certificate of title of property of the company and the applicant

□Previous Business Documents, such as Bills of Lading, Invoice, Packing list, tec.

□Bank Statement of the applicant

□The documents which you think might support your application

(5)If an applicant trying to get Chinese visa for the first time is an employee of a company (or other organizations), the following documents will support your application:

□Certificate of Incorporation,

□Memorandum and Article of Association of the company

□Personal Bank Statement of the applicant which includes the monthly salary and/or commission

□Certificate of title of property of the applicant

□Diploma or certificate of degree

□Certificate of professional designation

□The documents which you think might support your application

(6)For applicants for X Visa (those who intends to study in China), the following documents will support your application:

 documents of financial sponsorship

□documents about the relation between the sponsor and the applicant

 If the sponsor is a shareholder of a company: Certificate of Incorporation, Memorandum and Article of Association of the company,bank statement of the company and the sponsor

□ Transcripts and certificates of all schools and programs

□ Certificate of results of all examinations

 The documents which you think might support your application