- Where is the embassy located?
- How to get a visa
- Visa cost
- Can I go to China without a visa?
- additional information
Every year, China is becoming more affordable and attractive to other countries in terms of tourism and business. Belarus cooperates with China not only at the state level, but also in terms of guest visits and the exchange of cultural achievements. Travels to this country are becoming more and more popular - after all, China has something to surprise and please its guests.
Where is the embassy located?
The Embassy of China in Minsk is located at Berestyanskaya Street, 22. Citizens of Belarus can issue paperwork and pick up ready-made passports on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9:00 to 11:30.
How to get a visa
In order to go to the People’s Republic of China, the residents of Belarus need to start preparing documents and applying for a visa in advance. To get it, you will need to provide the Chinese Embassy in Minsk with a number of documents:
- a passport valid for more than 6 months;
- color photo 3 x 4;
- invitation from China, return tickets or confirmation of hotel reservation;
- If you plan to visit Hong Kong, you will additionally need an income statement for the last 3 months.
At the embassy, you will be asked to fill out a special questionnaire and ask for details about the purpose of the visit and describe the travel route. Foreign nationals permanently residing in the Republic of Belarus and wishing to apply for a visa at the Chinese Embassy in Minsk will be required to provide a residence permit in Belarus. The Embassy reserves the right to request additional documents and information from citizens who are planning a trip, if necessary.
Registration of a visa does not take much time, and you can pick it up in a week from the day of submission. The Embassy provides urgent paperwork services. Pay about $ 20 - and you can get a visa in 2-3 days. You can pick up the finished documents at the Chinese embassy in Minsk. When receiving a passport and a visa, you need to provide two receipts: about the payment of the consular fee and the acceptance of documents by the embassy.
To obtain a visa at the Chinese Embassy in Minsk, citizens will have to pay a consular fee. Its size depends on the type of visa. They are of three types: single, double and reusable. The most inexpensive is a one-time visa, its cost is 30 dollars. Double visa will be $ 15 more expensive. A multiple entry visa entitles you to multiple visits to China for six months or a year. The first type of multiple entry visa will cost $ 60, the second will be worth 90.
Can I go to China without a visa?
Residents of Belarus have the opportunity to go to China without a visa in a completely legal way. You can do this by purchasing a tourist ticket from a travel agency accredited by the Chinese Embassy in Minsk. Such travel agencies have an official invitation from China and the right to carry tourist groups without a visa for each group member individually. Travelers who plan to rest on their own, in all cases need a visa.
The official ambassador of the People's Republic of China to Belarus for five years has been Mr. Cui Tzumin. The telephone number of the Chinese Embassy in Minsk to obtain the necessary reference information can be found on the official website of the Chinese Embassy in Belarus.