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
For most attendees, it is easier to apply for a Tourist
("L") visa; an invitation letter is NOT required for
obtaining a Tourist visa.
For more information, please contact the local chinese Embassy
in your country.
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 ICRAI Conference and the organizing committees of
the conference are not authorized to assist with the VISA
process beyond providing the Notification of Invitation Letter
issued by ICRAI Conferences and conference Committee Board.
Should your application be denied, ICRAI Conferences and the
organizing committee of the conference cannot change the
decision of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, nor will ICRAI
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.