Chinese Visa Validity
The validity of a Chinese visa can be anywhere from 3 (three)- 24 (twenty four) months depending on the type of visa you requested.
Normally this are the validity of Chinese Visa issued in the Philippines
- a single entry visa which is valid for 3 months
- a double entry visa which is valid for 6 months
- a multiple entry visa which is valid for 6, 12 or 24 months.
The validity of a visa starts from date of issue, and applicant needs to enter China before the expiration date listed on the visa.
If you are going to China for example on April 1, and your visa expires on April 10, you can still enter China, as long as you enter China before the expiration date. You can stay for 30 or more days as specified on your visa. The duration of stay starts from the day you enter China.
The best time to apply for your Chinese visa is 1-2 months before your travel date. However, if you are running short on time, you can avail of the rush visa processing @ China Embassy.
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