Applicants applying for any type of visa must now submit their expired passport if they were issued a new one after January 1, 2014.  If the expired passport is not available, the applicant may provide a support letter explaining why it cannot be presented.  There is a possibility of rejection by the Chinese embassy if the expired passport is not submitted with the visa application, even if a support letter is provided.

Along with submitting the expired passport, the Chinese mission is also requiring application forms to be typed, rather than handwritten.

Please note that this is general information only and not intended as advice on a specific matter. Please feel free to contact Fakhoury Global Immigration directly with questions exclusive to your situation. This news alert may have been prepared using information from Peregrine Immigration Management, which is licensed to Fakhoury Global Immigration.