Required Documents for Z visa2018-09-09T10:40:45+00:00

⇒ Required Documents for Z visa

1. University Degree → notarized by notary office then Authenticated by Chinese consulate in your county
2. National Criminal record check → notarized by notary office then Authenticated by Chinese consulate in your county
3. TEFL Certificate → notarized by notary office then Authenticated by Chinese consulate in your county
     (Must bring the original copy to China)
4. Foreigner Physical Examination Form done by doctor in your home country  ( Download Foreigner Physical Examination Form)
     (You will do another medical check when you arrive in China)
5. Passport valid for at least 12 months
6. Passport photo

For more info, please visit at https://www.visaforchina.org/

Getting Criminal Record Check

Australia Citizens
Issuing Organization: Australian Federal Police(AFP)
Link: https://www.afp.gov.au/what-we-do/services/criminal-records/national-police-checks

Canada Citizens
Issuing Organization: RCMP
Link: http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/

Ireland Citizens
Issuing Organization: Garda Síochána
Link: https://www.garda.ie/en/About-Us/Online-Services/Data-Protection-FOI-Police-Certificates/Police-Certificates.html

New Zealand Citizens
Issuing Organization: Ministry of Justice
Link: https://www.justice.govt.nz/criminal-records/get-your-own/

South Africa Citizens
Issuing Organization: South African Police Service (SAPS)
Link: https://www.saps.gov.za/services/applying_clearence_certificate.php

UK Citizens
Issuing Organization: mygov.scot
Link: https://www.mygov.scot/basic-disclosure/overview/

US Citizens
Issuing Organization: FBI (takes up to 3 months)
Link: https://www.fbi.gov/services/cjis/compact-council/national-fingerprint-based-background-checks-steps-for-success

⇒ You can get your FBI check faster by using Channeler. 
     Processing time: approx. 1 week

⇒ List of Approved Channelers by FBI

Accurate Biometrics www.accuratebiometrics.com
Biometrics4All, Inc. www.biometrics4all.com
Daon Trusted Identity Services, Inc. www.daontis.com
Fieldprint, Inc. www.fieldprintusa.com
First Advantage Enterprise Screening Corporation www.fadv.com
Gemalto Cogent, Inc. www.gemalto.com/govt
Idemia Identity & Security USA LLC www.idemia.com
Inquiries Screening www.inquiriesinc.com
National Background Check, Inc. www.nationalbackgroundcheck.com
National Credit Reporting www.myFBIreport.com
OMNIPLEX World Services Corporation www.omniplex.com
STS SID LLC dba SureID www.sureid.com
Telos Identity Management Solutions LLC www.telos.com
TRP Associations, LLC dba ID Solutions www.trpassociates.net
VetConnex www.Vetconnex.net

Document Authentication Process

For Australian Citizens:
Step#1: Notarize by a public notary
Step#2: Authenticate by the Departments of Foreign Affairs and Trade (Visit website)
Step#3 Authenticate by Chinese Consulate/Embassy

Canadian Citizens
Step#1: Notarize by a public notary
Step#2: Authenticate by Authentication and Service of Documents Section of Global Affairs Canada
Trade  (Visit website)
Step#3 Authenticate by Chinese Consulate/Embassy

Irish Citizens
Step#1: Notarize by a public notary
Step#2: Authenticate by the Legalization Office of the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade (Visit website)
Step#3: Authenticate by Chinese Consulate/Embassy

New Zealand Citizens:
Step#1: Notarize by a public notary
Step#2: Authenticate by the Departments of Foreign Affairs and Trade (Visit website)
Step#3: Authenticate by Chinese Consulate/Embassy

South African Citizens
Step#1: Degree and TESOL Certificate legalized by DHET or DIRCO (Visit DHET website or DIRCO website)
Step#1-1: Police Clearance Check legalized by DIRCO ((Visit DIRCO website)
Step#2: Authenticate by Chinese Consulate/Embassy

UK Citizens
Step#1: Notarize by a public notary (Make sure to attach ‘Letters of Attestation’)
Step#2: Legalize by Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Visit website)
Step#3: Authenticate by Chinese Consulate/Embassy

US Citizens:
Step#1: Notarize by a public notary
Step#2: Authenticate by the Secretary of State (Visit website)
Step#3: Authenticate by Chinese Consulate/Embassy

⇒ For more info, visit http://visaforchina.org/ 

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