Step 1
Once you arrive at the airport of "Shanghai - Pudong International Airport or Hongqiao International Airport", you will find a Visa ATM "VISA ON ARRIVAL". 

You have to go and stand in that line.


Step 2
There you will present the following documents:

  • Valid Passport
  • Color Printed Official Notification of the Visa - See example here.
  • Completed form for Visa on arrival filled


  • Passport photo (3.5x4.5cm).  See below the requirements for your passport photo:


Step 3
You will then receive your visa on arrival in your passport - make sure you have 2 blank pages open in your passport.


NOTE: This is ONLY applicable to travelers with the China Individual Visa also known as the Official Notification of Visa.