+86 411 8282 0606

Visa Assistance

There are different types of visas with different length of stay and number of entries. The length of stay should be determined by the length of the internship or Chinese classes you are applying for. In some countries, the Chinese Embassy might refuse to issue long term (30 days+) visas. In such a case, you should apply for the longest possible length of stay and extend the visa in China if you wish to stay longer. If you are planning to stay in China for less than 3 months, we recommend you to apply for the L visa (tourist visa). L Visas are valid for 30 to 90 days.If you plan to stay for longer than 3 months, it is recommended that you would apply for the F visa (business visa).We will also provide you with official letters of confirmation and invitation - an essential step in the visa procurement process.

The extension of F and L visa is a rather simple and inexpensive process, which the Smile Chinese School will arrange for you when necessary. We further recommend that all applicants apply for single entry visas. The reason is that the length of stay upon each entry with a multiple entry visa may be limited to 30 days, while a single entry visa may allow for a longer stay. If you would like to leave China for a short time during your internship (for the purpose of a holiday, for example), a re-entry visa can easily be requested at the DaLian Entry and Exit Administration Bureau before you leave China.


China’s visa policy is subject to change; please contact us before you come to China to explore your options if your visa doesn’t cover the length of your stay. Smile Chinese can also present you with a certificate of admission to supplement your documentation. We can offer you some visa services to extend your visa if necessary. If you can present us with all of the relevant materials, Smile Chinese can help you with your application for a visa or visa extension. In the case of visa extension, you will need to prepare your passport, the registration paper from a local police station and your medical report.  Chinese visa regulations may vary according to the location of the embassy and the applicant’s nationality. Although we try to keep this page up to date, regulations may change unexpectedly. We recommend that you consult the Chinese Embassy in your country before applying for a visa.

Also don't hesitate to write us to learn more details about current visa regulations: info@smilechinese.cn


Check our main courses and coachings

Living in China

Experience Chinese:Living in China(40-50 classes) is designe

Details ›
Traveling in China

Experiencing Chinese:Traveling in Chinais one course especia

Details ›
Business Chinese - Advanced

Class Content Our advanced Business Chinese course focuses t

Details ›
Daily Chinese - Advanced

Class Content Our Daily Chinese course for advanced level le

Details ›
Smile Chinese for Kids

Our Smile Chinese for Young Learners curriculum has been spe

Details ›
Daily Chinese - Beginners

Class Content Our Daily Chinese for beginners course is divi

Details ›
Advanced Course (Advanced Ⅰ Ⅱ Ⅲ )

Centered about the theory of topic, this textbook provideswe

Details ›
Intermediate course (Accelerate Ⅰ Ⅱ)

This textbook is designed mainly for training ability of ver

Details ›


Details ›
Reading Newspaper and Learning Chinese

Reading Newspaper and Learning Chinese is designed for forei

Details ›
Business Communication in China

Experiencing Chinese(60~80 class hours) is designed to compl

Details ›
HSK Exams

HSK Story Class (focus on improving oral Chinese and reading)

Details ›


Check our main courses and coachings

  • Basic Chinese Courses

    This course is designed for the foreign beginners who don’t have any foundation of Chinese. In order to avoid foreign students’ problem like speaking

  • Practical Spoken Chinese

    Our Daily Chinese course follows the ACTFL, CEFR and HSK reference level standards and is divided into three phases with 9 levels

  • Business Chinese

    Our Business Chinese courses have been specifically developed for foreign business people who are looking to develop and improve their spoken Chinese.

  • Chinese for Young Learners

    Our Smile Chinese for Young Learners curriculum has been specifically designed for learners aged 3 - 9 years.

  • Pinyin Made Easy

    This course has been specifically designed for learners with zero-based learning and conducts a comprehensive overview of consonants, vowels and the p

  • Chinese Characters

    Characters are an essential part of Chinese culture and by learning them you get a deeper understanding of the language and in the long term helps you

  • Chinese for Tourism

    Our Chinese for Tourism course is specifically designed for students intending to travel to China or improve their Chinese for all aspects of travel a

  • HSK Exams

    China's Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi (HSK) is the standardized national test used to determine the fluency of non-native speakers in Chinese and is used by a

  • Experience Chinese

    This is the only official test for non-native speakers’ Business Chinese level, and it was developed by Peking University at the request of the Office

Details ›