Conditions to be able to apply for a Chinese marriage visa

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Conditions to be able to apply for a Chinese marriage visa. What is the Chinese marriage visa? Order and procedures for applying for a Chinese marriage visa. Let us learn about this topic with LSX law firm as follow:

What is the Chinese marriage visa?

Chinese marriage visa is a type of visa; issued to foreigners who intend to marry a spouse who is a citizen of China. Accordingly, the Chinese marriage visa is a type of visa with the symbol S2 – Visa; issued to family members of foreigners staying in China; or who need to stay in China for other reasons. other individuals. This type of visa is valid for 3 months (180 days); issued by the competent authority to Chinese relatives; Within that 3 month period, you can make exit from China; but you can only do it once and you must stay for a maximum of 30 days to apply for marriage registration.

After registering the marriage and having the marriage registration certificate; Then you can ask your husband or wife who is a Chinese citizen to extend your visa; so that you can stay here longer and the visa period will be extended for a period of 6 months or 1 year.

Conditions to be able to apply for a Chinese marriage visa

To be able to apply for a Chinese marriage visa; you need to meet the provisions of the law on marriage conditions with foreign elements, including the following conditions:

The person registers marriage must reach the marriageable age as prescribed by law; specifically: for five years, they must be full 20 years old or older; For women, they must be 18 years or older.

The person who performs the marriage does not fall into the cases; where the marriage is prohibited as prescribed by law

To be able to apply for a marriage registration in Vietnam; one of them must have a permanent or temporary residence registration in Vietnam.

The application for marriage registration must be submitted directly by either party at the Department of Justice

Do the interview at the Department of Justice on time, when coming; you must bring your passport, visa to sign the marriage certificate and marriage registration book.

Order and procedures for applying for a Chinese marriage visa

To be able to apply for a Chinese marriage visa, you need to follow the following order and procedures:

Dossier to apply for a Chinese marriage visa: include a number of documents as follows:

  • For Vietnamese citizens

Original passport valid for more than 6 months, if you wonder What are differences between passport and visa? please read this article.

Firstly, 2 card photos of size 4×6 taken on a white background

Secondly, the household registration book is photocopied and notarized

Thirdly, notarized copy of identity card, citizen identity card

Finally, certificate of marital status issued by the People’s Committee of the commune or ward where the household registration is located, confirming that there is no husband or wife.

  • For Chinese citizens:

Original passport valid for more than 6 months

Firstly, 2 card photos of size 4×6 taken on a white background

Secondly, notarized copy of identity card, citizen identity card

Thirdly, copy of Vietnam Visa.

Moreover, order and procedures to apply for a Chinese marriage visa

Prepare documents:

Those who wish to apply for a Chinese marriage visa prepare the above documents

Submission of documents: the applicant for a marriage visa with a Chinese citizen presents to the Chinese marriage visa-issuing authority, the Chinese Embassy or the Chinese Consulate, to process the application.

Receiving results: after completing the procedures and the dossier is checked to be complete and valid, the competent authority will issue a Chinese marriage visa to the applicant within 04 to 06 days.

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Related questions

What are the uses of visas and passports?

A visa is used as a permit that allows you to enter and exit a certain country. While passport as personal information for identification 

Which agency has the authority to issue visas in Vietnam?

According to the law, foreigners, depending on each case, can apply for a Vietnam visa at one of the following agencies in Vietnam:
Administration of Immigration.
Immigration management office of provincial and city police. 

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