X Visa - Study or Training
An X Visa is issued to individuals who visit China for the purposes of:
- Advanced studies
This visa is suitable for a period of six months or more. If the period is less than six months, an F visa would be appropriate.
Visas are generally issued in 30-day increments for a period between six months to one year and a half after entry.
The applicant must submit the following documents to the closest Chinese Consulate or Embassy with jurisdiction over their place of residence:
- Application form with one additional passport-sized photo
- Valid passport, with at least six months` validity and at least one blank page
- An approved foreign student visa application form (JW201 or JW202) issued by the authorized Chinese unit, and an enrollment letter from the Chinese school
- A completed physical examination form
Applicant may then retrieve their passport after approximately 1 to 2 days (expedited times apply, however, vary with the embassy/consulate concerned).