Travel to China

When travelling to China, make sure to have a look at, the official English-language communication platform of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China for all the practical information about your trip. 

If you wish to discover how to get anywhere by plane, train, bus, ferry & car, the website allows you to give in any destination and any place to leave from and it offers you all travel possibilities, duration and prices. 

VISA Information

What specific documents you will need to carry with you when you travel to China depends on your nationality. To view a list of countries with mutual visa excemptions, visit the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China site. SETAC is not responsible for content on third-party sites, and you should always check with your country’s government travel website or the Chinese embassy in your country for the latest information.  

Invitation Letter Request Form

Personalized Invitation Letter Request

To request a personalized invitation letter, please log in to your account and return to this page. Once you are logged in, you will see the form below. After you have filled out the form, your request will be sent to the SETAC office. Please allow at least five business days to receive your letter via email.

Please note that SETAC cannot contact any embassies on your behalf. They have informed us that any documents sent directly to them from SETAC will be destroyed and that applicants should bring all relevant documents with them to their interview. Furthermore, SETAC has no control over the visa application process or the decision of the visa adjudicator in the embassy or consulate.


For questions about visa forms, please contact [email protected].