China visa requirements for Zambians

Travel and visa requirements

Basic Travel Requirements for Zambians visiting China

Travelers are required to fulfill the following requirements in order to apply for a Chinese Visa.


  • An International Zambian passport that is valid for at least 6 months from the intended arrival date. It must also have 2 blank pages for visa stamp.
  • A duly completed and signed visa application form.
  • If the applicant is a minor, the parents/legal guardians have to sign the form.
  • Three passport-size photographs (4.5 x 3.5 cm) taken on a white background.
  • The travel documents must be complete.
  • Proof of financial capability for the duration of stay.
  • Proof of accommodation/hotel reservations.
  • Copy of return flight ticket.
  • Documentation showing the applicant’s ties to the home country.
  • A police report showing the applicant does not have a criminal record.
  • Medical insurance that covers the entire duration of stay.
  • Documentation confirming the purpose of travel.
  • Copy of travel itinerary.

China Visa for Zambians

Facts about China


China, officially the People's Republic of China is a country in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around 1.404 billion in 2017. Covering approximately 9,600,000 square kilometres, it is the third or fourth-largest country by total area.  China’s political system was based on hereditary Monarchies or dynasties beginning with the semi-mythical Xia dynasty in 21st Century BCE.


China as a whole was ravaged by feudal warlordism with Japan during World War II. The Chinese civil war resulted in a division of territory in 1949 when the communist party of China led by Mao Zedong established the people’s republic of China on mainland China. Also the Kuomintang led nationalist government retreated to the Island of Taiwan where it governed until 1996 when Taiwan changed to democracy.


China’s economy has been one of the world’s fastest-growing with its annual growth rates consistently above 6 per cent. According to the World bank China’s GDP grew from $150 billion in 1978 to $12.24 trillion in 2017. In 2018, its GDP increased to $13.5 trillion (90 trillion yuan). Since 2010, China has been the country with the world’s second-largest economy by nominal GDP and the largest economy in the world by purchasing power parity in 2014.


China is also the world’s largest exporter and second-largest importer of goods and also the home to some of the world’s largest tech giants such as Huawei, Baidu, Tencent and Alibaba as it is the world’s most technologically advanced nation. Since 2019, China has the highest number of rich people in the world.

Types of China Visa


Types of Visa Processing Time Duration of Stay
Business visa 4 days 60 days
Student visa 4 days As long as the course runs.
Tourist visa 4 days 30 days
Work visa 4 days 90 days

General Requirements for China Visa


  • An International Zambian passport that is valid for at least 6 months from the intended arrival date. It must also have 2 blank pages for visa stamp.
  • A duly completed and signed visa application form.
  • If the applicant is a minor, the parents/legal guardians have to sign the form.
  • Three passport-size photographs (4.5 x 3.5 cm) taken on a white background.
  • The travel documents must be complete.
  • Proof of financial capability for the duration of stay.
  • Proof of accommodation/hotel reservations.
  • Copy of return flight ticket.
  • Documentation showing the applicant’s ties to the home country.
  • A police report showing the applicant does not have a criminal record.
  • Medical insurance that covers the entire duration of stay.
  • Documentation confirming the purpose of travel.
  • Copy of travel itinerary.

China Visa Fees


Visa Type

Sub Types

Visa Fees

Business visa

140.00 (USD)

Student visa

140.00 (USD)

Tourist visa

140.00 (USD)

Work visa

140.00 (USD)

China Visa Application Centres & Embassies in Zambia


Location

Address

Lusaka

United Nations Avenue, 7430 P.O. Box 31975

zm.chineseembassy.org

chinaemb_zm@mfa.gov.cn

(+260) 211-252 410

Frequently Asked Questions


What is the official language in China?

The official language in China is Standard Mandarin. Other spoken languages/dialects are English, Putonghua, Yue, Wu, Cantonese and so on.


When is the best time to travel to China?

The perfect time to travel to China is between April and October when the weather is the most comfortable. 


What is China famous for?

The Chinese invented paper, the magnetic compass, printing, tea porcelain, silk and gunpowder, among other things.


Can I work as a foreign student in China?

Foreign students are allowed to work part-time jobs while studying in China either on holidays or while the school is still in session provided that they take permission from their school.


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