A China visa is a permit issued by the Chinese Embassy or Chinese Consulate to allow a foreign visitor to enter China.
The Chinese Embassy or Chinese Consulate may issue a Tourist Visa, Business Visa, Work Visa, and a variety of other types of visa depending on the purpose of travel to China.
For every type of visa to China, the traveler must submit their passport and application before they leave their home country for the visa to be processed, although tourist visas may be processed in Hong Kong.
China Visa Application Form is a questionnaire prepared by the Chinese government. Every country that requires a visa for entry has its own unique visa application form. In addition, most countries require travelers to send their original passport along with the visa application form, photos, and a variety of supporting documents in order to process the visa.
China Visa Types
China Spousal Visa is issued to a spouse of a Chinese citizen it is a one year visitor visa with multiple entry meaning the spouse may come and go as frequently as desired. It does not entitle the spouse to work and is easily renewed annually. You may apply for it within China or from your home country, and it is really basically an extended Tourist visa with some special additonal benefits.
China Business Visa is issued for travelers who have been invited to China for any type of business activities, including business meetings, factory visits, lectures and cultural exchanges, etc.