Writing a China Visa Invitation letter is similar to writing an invitation letter to any country. The major difference is that the letter needs to be written in the Chinese language. If you are in China and you are planning to invite your friend to visit, this letter will serve as a guide to you.
This sample Visa Invitation Letter for China is also useful for people in the United States, Australia, Canada or any other country in the world. You can send it as a guide to your friend who wants you to visit them in China. In this case, this China invitation letter will serve as a guide. Make sure you remind your friend or host to write the letter in Chinese and send you both the letter and the translation.
Do you really need a China Visa Invitation Letter?
A letter of invitation from a friend in China will go a long way to show that you have contacts within China and that you have a legitimate reason for wanting to visit China. However, you can still get a visa without an invitation letter. All you may need to do is get a tourist company and draw up an itinerary for your trip. The itinerary will serve as a the proof of purpose for your visit.
Sample China Visa Invitation Letter
Here is a sample invitation letter written by a friend in China, asking a friend in the USA to visit him in Mainland China. This is just a guide, please edit it to fit your particular situation.
Your Name and Address in China
Dear Consulate Officer,
This is a formal invitation for my friend Dave Salter who lives at 123 Kingsley Avenue, Queens, New York, USA. to visit me for 3 weeks. He is invited to stay with my family and I from January 13th 2017 to January 30th 2017.
Dave Salter is a good friend of mine. We have been friends since Jan 2002 when we attended the Michigan State University together. (You can say one or more sentences about your relationship)
During this visit, I hope to show Dave a few places in Mainland China. Dave is responsible for his travel cost to China.
Your Name and Official Signature.
Please do not forget to sign the document. It is not official without a signature. You do not need to sign the English translation of the letter.
Applying for the Chinese Visa
To apply for the Chinese visa, you would need to find out the exact procedure in your home country. You will also need to fill out a visa application form.
You live in Africa or Asia and one of your friends in the USA wants you to visit them in say New York. How do you go about that? Do you just buy your ticket and fly to the USA? Not at all. It’s not as easy as that. You need to get a visit visa! The consulate of the USA need to give permission to you to visit the USA. How do you apply for a US visa? This is what this article is about. In it I show you the steps on How to apply for a visa to visit the USA from Nigeria. The steps will be the same for most countries. All you may need to do is find the US immigration website for your country.
Do you need a visa?
Before you spend all your energy studying and reading all this material on how to apply for a visa, you need to be sure that you need a visa. There are some countries that the USA has agreements with and as such their citizens would not require visas to visit. Please take a look at this list to confirm whether you need a visa or not to enter the USA.
How to apply for US visa – The Visa Wizard
The visitor wizard on the US immigration website is a very useful tool to help with the visa application process. The wizard guides you to the website that you need to be on as well as the cost implications and the list of documents you would need. It also leads you to the application form that is appropriate for you as an individual.
All you need to do with the wizard in enter your country of citizenship and the reason for you travel. The wizard would then send you to a page where you can access the specific information for your home country.
Here is a list of steps to follow to obtain a US visitor visa if you are a Nigerian. This is where the visa wizard will lead you to if you choose similar options.
Steps to take – How to apply for a US visa
Here is a summary of the steps to apply for a visa
- Get your passport photograph ready (specification for photo )
- Fill the online form DS-160 for Non Immigrant Visa
- Schedule an Interview
- Pay the visa application fee
- Gather the documents required for the interview
- Attend your visa interview
- Pick up your visa if issued
Visa Office in your country
You will need to visit the us embassy website for your country to get the most accurate and specific information about the visa application fees and required documentation.
All you need to do is follow this link to US embassies in the different countries of the world, select your country of residence or citizenship.
Time to apply
It is important that you give yourself a lot of time to secure an interview, prepared the documents and attend the interview.
I hope you apply and get the visa.