Notice of Applying Visas For the Hong Kong/Macao SAR of the People’s Republic of China Via Chinese Visa Application Service Center

 

Starting from 1st May 2019, those who apply visas for the Hong Kong/Macao SAR of the PRC are requested to submit applications via Chinese Visa Application Service Center (CVASC). The Chinese Consulates General will no longer accept this type of visa applications directly. Details are as follows:


I. Contact information of the CVASCs

1. Address: 14th Floor, Sandton City Office Tower, 5th Street, Sandton 2196 JNB

20th Floor Offices,1 Thibault Square, Long Street, Cape Town, 8001 CPT

                  45 Zenith Drive, Umhlanga Rocks, the Quartz Building, Unit 11 DUR

2. Phone: 0027-11-5059300 JNB  0027-87-8085507 CPT  0027-87-8020460 DUR

3. Fax: 0027-11-3267381 JNB   0027-86-5893248 CPT  0027-31-5664964 DUR

4. E-mail: johannesburgcenter@visaforchina.org

        capetown@visaforchina.org

        durban@visaforchina.org

5. Website: http://www.visaforchina.org


II. Business hours and fees

1. Business hours: Monday to Friday (except Chinese and local public holidays)

2. Submission of applications: 9:00AM to 3:00PM JNB   9:00AM to 12:30PM CPT&DUR

3. Collection: 9:00AM to 4:00PM JNB   9:00AM to 12:30PM CPT&DUR

4. Fees: Besides visa fees and express fees which are charged on behalf of the Chinese Consulates General, the CVASC will also charges service fees. Detailed fee information could be found on the CVASC’s official website (www.visaforchina.org) or could be obtained by directly consulting the CVASC.

5. Processing time: For regular service, it normally takes four working days in Johannesburg or seven working days in Cape Town and Durban after submission of an application. Express service should be approved by consular officer and is to be charged extra fees. However, some applications need to be forwarded to Hong Kong/Macao SAR for approval, and the processing time may be extended.


III. Special Notes

1. Whether or not a visa could be issued is decided by a consular officer, the CVASC has no involvement in the approval process.

2. The diplomatic, service or official passport holders, and those who apply for diplomatic, official or courtesy visas, and the Chinese citizens who apply for entry permits to Hong Kong/Macao, still need to submit their applications to the Chinese Consulates General (Johannesburg address: 25A Cleveland Road, Sandhurst, Sandton 2196; Office hours: 8:30am to11:30am, Monday to Friday, except Consulate holidays; Cape Town address: 25 Rhodes Ave. Newlands, Cape Town, 7700; Office hours: 8:30am to12:00am, Monday to Friday, except Consulate holidays; Durban address: 45 Sterling Crescent, Durban North; Office hours: 8:30am to11:30am, Monday to Friday, except Consulate holidays).

3. Applicants could submit their China Hong Kong/Macao visa applications to Chinese Consulates General through the CVASC, or directly submit their visa applications to the Immigration Department of Hong Kong SAR or to the Immigration Department of the Public Security Police Force of Macao SAR.

4. Regarding the visa exemption policies of China Hong Kong or Macao SAR, please refer to the official website of the Immigration Department of Hong Kong SAR (www.immd.gov.hk/eng/services/visas/visit-transit/visit-visa-entry-permit.html) or the Immigration Department of the Public Security Police Force of Macao SAR (www.fsm.gov.mo/psp/eng/psp_top5_2_1.html).

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Business Hours:(Monday - Friday) Visa application: 9:00-15:00(The counter accepts urgent application till 11:30) Payment and collection 9:00-16:00(Urgent application shall be collected after 11:00 am on the second day.)
 
 

Location:14th Floor, sandton City Office Tower, Corner Rivonia Road & 5th Street, Sandhurst Ext3. Sandton 2196 Johannesburg, RSA 
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Email:johannesburgcenter@visaforchina.org

Notice of Applying Visas For the Hong Kong/Macao SAR of the People’s Republic of China Via Chinese Visa Application Service Center

 

Starting from 1st May 2019, those who apply visas for the Hong Kong/Macao SAR of the PRC are requested to submit applications via Chinese Visa Application Service Center (CVASC). The Chinese Consulates General will no longer accept this type of visa applications directly. Details are as follows:


I. Contact information of the CVASCs

1. Address: 14th Floor, Sandton City Office Tower, 5th Street, Sandton 2196 JNB

20th Floor Offices,1 Thibault Square, Long Street, Cape Town, 8001 CPT

                  45 Zenith Drive, Umhlanga Rocks, the Quartz Building, Unit 11 DUR

2. Phone: 0027-11-5059300 JNB  0027-87-8085507 CPT  0027-87-8020460 DUR

3. Fax: 0027-11-3267381 JNB   0027-86-5893248 CPT  0027-31-5664964 DUR

4. E-mail: johannesburgcenter@visaforchina.org

        capetown@visaforchina.org

        durban@visaforchina.org

5. Website: http://www.visaforchina.org


II. Business hours and fees

1. Business hours: Monday to Friday (except Chinese and local public holidays)

2. Submission of applications: 9:00AM to 3:00PM JNB   9:00AM to 12:30PM CPT&DUR

3. Collection: 9:00AM to 4:00PM JNB   9:00AM to 12:30PM CPT&DUR

4. Fees: Besides visa fees and express fees which are charged on behalf of the Chinese Consulates General, the CVASC will also charges service fees. Detailed fee information could be found on the CVASC’s official website (www.visaforchina.org) or could be obtained by directly consulting the CVASC.

5. Processing time: For regular service, it normally takes four working days in Johannesburg or seven working days in Cape Town and Durban after submission of an application. Express service should be approved by consular officer and is to be charged extra fees. However, some applications need to be forwarded to Hong Kong/Macao SAR for approval, and the processing time may be extended.


III. Special Notes

1. Whether or not a visa could be issued is decided by a consular officer, the CVASC has no involvement in the approval process.

2. The diplomatic, service or official passport holders, and those who apply for diplomatic, official or courtesy visas, and the Chinese citizens who apply for entry permits to Hong Kong/Macao, still need to submit their applications to the Chinese Consulates General (Johannesburg address: 25A Cleveland Road, Sandhurst, Sandton 2196; Office hours: 8:30am to11:30am, Monday to Friday, except Consulate holidays; Cape Town address: 25 Rhodes Ave. Newlands, Cape Town, 7700; Office hours: 8:30am to12:00am, Monday to Friday, except Consulate holidays; Durban address: 45 Sterling Crescent, Durban North; Office hours: 8:30am to11:30am, Monday to Friday, except Consulate holidays).

3. Applicants could submit their China Hong Kong/Macao visa applications to Chinese Consulates General through the CVASC, or directly submit their visa applications to the Immigration Department of Hong Kong SAR or to the Immigration Department of the Public Security Police Force of Macao SAR.

4. Regarding the visa exemption policies of China Hong Kong or Macao SAR, please refer to the official website of the Immigration Department of Hong Kong SAR (www.immd.gov.hk/eng/services/visas/visit-transit/visit-visa-entry-permit.html) or the Immigration Department of the Public Security Police Force of Macao SAR (www.fsm.gov.mo/psp/eng/psp_top5_2_1.html).