Closure Notice

 20 September 2019

The Consular Section of the Chinese Embassy in New Zealand will be closed between Tuesday, 1 October and Thursday, 3 October 2019 in observance of Chinese National Day. This may affect the processing of your application and please arrange your travel carefully.

 Notice

 11 July 2019

We are unable to process your applications if your departure date is before 4 August 2019. Please submit your application in person to the Chinese Diplomatic Missions in New Zealand.

 Closure Notice

 27 May 2019

The Chinese Embassy will be closed on Friday, 7 June 2019. No applications will be processed during the closure and please arrange your travel plan carefully.

 Closure Notice | Visa Office, Chinese Embassy, Wellington

 11 September 2018

The Visa Office of the Chinese Embassy in Wellington will be closed on Monday 24 September 2018 in observance of the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival. The Embassy will be also closed between Monday 1 October to Wednesday 3 October in observance of the Chinese National Day. No applications will be processed during the closure and please arrange your travel plan carefully.

 Delay in processing time

 30 July 2018

As advised, there will be no urgent visa service for the second week of August (6-11 August), and regular visa process may take longer.

 Change of Document authetication service fee

 30 July 2018

Our service fee for document authentication has now been change to NZ$100.00 (one-off).

 Closure Notice

 29 March 2017

Due to unexpected circumstances, our online service will be unavailable from Friday 30 March 2017 until further notice.

 Closure Notice | Visa Office, Chinese Embassy, Wellington

 11 Janurary 2017

The Visa Office of the Chinese Embassy in Wellington will be closed between Friday 27 Janurary to Tuesday 31 Janurary 2017 in observance of the Chinese New Year . No applications will be processed during the closure and visa office will be open on Wednesday, 1 Feburay 2017.

 Online Service Unavailable

 11 September 2016

Our online visa application will be temporarily closed between 17 September 2016 - 10 October 2016 due to system maintenance and upgrade. During the maintenance, you won't able to submit your application online.

 Closure Notice | Visa Office, Chinese Embassy, Wellington

 16 September 2016

The Visa Office of the Chinese Embassy in Wellington will be closed between Monday 3 October to Thursday 6 October 2016 in observance of the Chinese National Day . No applications will be processed during the closure and visa office will be open on Friday,16 September 2016.

 Closure Notice | Visa Office, Chinese Embassy, Wellington

 9 September 2016

The Visa Office of the Chinese Embassy in Wellington will be closed on Thursday 15 September 2016 in observance of Chinese Middle Autumn Festive. No applications will be processed during the closure and visa office will be open on Friday,16 September 2016.

 Closure Notice | Visa Office, Chinese Embassy, Wellington

 29 March 2016

The Visa Office of the Chinese Embassy in Wellington will be closed on Monday 4 April 2016 in observance of Chinese New Year Celebration. No applications will be processed during the closure and visa office will be open on Tuesday, 5 April 2016.

 Closure Notice | Visa Office, Chinese Embassy, Wellington

 1 Feb 2015

The Visa Office of the Chinese Embassy in Wellington will be closed between 8 Feb 2016 and 10 Feb 2016 in observance of Chinese New Year Celebration. No applications will be processed during the closure and visa office will be open on Thursday, 11 Feb 2016.

 Closure Notice | Visa Office, Chinese Embassy, Wellington

 21 September 2015

The Visa Office of the Chinese Embassy in Wellington will be closed between 1 October 2015 and 6 October 2015 in observance of Chinese National Day Celebration. No applications will be processed during the closure and visa office will be open on Wedensday, 7 October 2015.

 Visa fee waiver for Chilean passport holder

 25 June 2015

From 1 July 2015, visa fee will be waived due to bilateral fee-waiver agreements between Chinese and Chilean government. Chilean passport holders are still required to apply for visas to go to China, and service fee still applies.

 Embassy Closure Notice

 15 June 2015

The Chinese Embassy in New Zealand will be closed on Monday, 22nd June, 2015, due to Duanwu Festival (Chinese public holiday). We expect slight delay in processing regular applications.

 Notice of change to service fee

 17 May 2015

We periodically review our services and operating costs to ensure we can continue to provide a good value to our customers. As a result, from 1 July 2015, we will be changing and adding fees for our visa service. This is the first time we make such changes since 2008 and we only made this decision as it is absolutely on a balance between our valued customers and business. In return to our valued customers, we will be using signature required courier for returning your passport. We greatly appreciate your understanding.

Regular Service

$40 per person, from 1 July 2015

Currently, $30 per person

Urgent Service

$50 per person. No change.

For more details, please visit Fees & Charges

 Notice for Canadian Passport Holder

 1 May 2015

From 1 May 2015, under the new agreement between China and Canada, China and Canada will grant each other's citizens visas valid for up to 10 years, depending on the validity of passports. The Chinese visa fee for Canadian passport holder has also changed to NZ$110.00, regardless of the visa type and number of entry.

 Public Holiday Notice

 15 April 2015

The Chinese Embassy in Wellington will be closed on Friday, 1 May 2015.

 Notice for US Passport Holder

 1 March 2015

Under a new agreement between the Chinese government and US government which took effect on December 2014, the US passport holder are being issued a 10 year multiple entry tourism / bussiness visa regardless what they are applying for.