Conference participants from most foreign countries will be required to hold a valid Chinese visa to enter China Mainland. For the purpose of attending academic conferences, one can apply for a business visa (F Visa). Please kindly note that you should make your visa application well in advance of the planned travel date.
To request a conference letter of invitation, please contact us.
How to apply Chinese Visa
From the United States of America:
For the general visa information, please visit thevisa pageof the Embassy of People's Republic of China in USA.
If you plan a trip through Hong Kong, please visit the page ofVisa for Hong Kong SARto see if you need a visa for Hong Kong. For citizens from most foreign countries, there is a visa-free period for a short visit or tourism and stay in Hong Kong. Please check the followingwebsite, Part II, Item 12.