Conference participants may need a Chinese visa to enter China.
Specifically, those who are not Chinese citizens, except
passport holders from Singapore, Brunei, and Japan, need a
Chinese visa. Participants can apply for a visa at the Chinese
embassy or consulate in the region in which they live. To avoid
uncertainty, participants will be advised to apply for a visa as
early as possible. It is recommended that they apply for a
Chinese visa at least 1 month in advance.
For most attendees, it is easier to apply for a Tourist ("L")
visa; an invitation letter is NOT required for obtaining a
Necessary materials to apply for Chinese Visa | 签证申请材料
»A passport which is valid for at least six months following the
date of submission, with an entire blank page available for the
»One Visa Application Form of the Peoples Republic of China,
which is filled clearly with true, authentic and complete
information and signed by the applicant;
»One recent, 2 inch full-faced and bareheaded passport photo
(the daily life photo, photo copy or digital photo printed on
the ordinary paper shall not be accepted);
»Other related application materials according to different
purposes for your trip to China;
»Other materials related to the visa application, deemed as
necessary by the visa officer.
* For more information, please contact the local Chinese Embassy
in your country.
Alternatively, participants may ask their travel agents to
arrange their travel to China and obtain a tourist visa
irrespective of whether or not they have registered with the
Conference Secretariat. If participants have any difficulties in
obtaining their visa, they should contact the Conference
Invitation Letters | 会议邀请函
1. The invitation letter will be issued after the successful
2. Your name must be listed exactly as it appears on your
passport. Any differences between the name on your passport and
the name on your invitation letter or other documentation could
lead to a delay and/or denial of your visa.
3. Please note ICPEE Conferences and the organizing committee of
the conference are not authorized to assist with the VISA
process beyond providing the Notification of Invitation Letter
issued by ICPEE Conferences and conference Committee Board.
Should your application be denied, ICPEE Conferences and the
organizing committee of the conference cannot change the
decision of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, nor will ICPEE
Conferences and the organizing committee of the conference
engage in discussion or correspondence with the MOFA or the
Embassy on behalf of the applicant. The registration fee cannot
be refunded when the VISA application of individual being
4. It takes around one month for the Embassy to process the VISA
application, please register as early as you can to make sure
you have enough time.