Visa Information

People from most countries will be required to obtain a visa to enter the People's Republic of China. Please check with the Chinese Embassy or Consulate General or Chinese Visa Application Center (CVASC) which serves your residence area for your visa application details at your earliest convenience.

Please contact Mr. Boyang Gu at to receive your hotel booking confirmation, which is necessary for the Tourist VISA application.

Here are the instructions to get a valid visa for your reference.

1. Know which category of Chinese visa you need.

In general, a Tourist Visa (L Visa) will suffice for you to attend the conference. You do not need to show the letter of invitation from Conference Organizer provided you apply for Tourist Visa. However, if it is required that a Business Visa (F Visa) is a must, you probably need an Invitation Letter .

An official visa invitation letter issued and stamped by the Dongguan Campus of IHEP requires at least 5 working days to process. Applicants should initiate the process as early in their travel plans as possible.

If you have special needs for the visa invitation letter, please send us your request and the information listed below via the conference email address.

The information should include:

Full name as it appears in your passport:



Date of Birth (DD/MM/YYYY):

Passport Number:

Passport Validity (DD/MM/YYYY):



Arrival Date:

Departure Date:

City Name (The city should be in the country where you are currently staying, and there is a Chinese embassy or consulate in this city):

Research Field:

Detailed Weekly Schedule in China:

Accommodation booked:

2. Submitting visa application materials at your local Chinese consulate or embassy

Please note that different countries or cities may require different visa application materials. Please visit the website of the local Chinese consulate or embassy to check exactly which materials are necessary before making your application.

You must allow adequate time (at least 1.5 months) for the whole visa application process.

Please note that it is your responsibility to obtain an appropriate visa on time.

Tips: Local organizers could NOT provide conference invitation letter to any accompanying person according to related regulations. We suggest that the accompanying person apply for tourism type visa (when it is available), which will be much easier and require less paperwork.


Please submit your files just one time. Multiple submissions may result in invalidation.

1.You should guarantee that all information provided is true and correct.

2.Due to the large expected number of inquiries, we can only reply to invitation letter queries AFTER you have registered.

3.In the letter for visa, we can only guarantee your stay in Dongguan during the conference period.

4.General visa information should be obtained from your local Embassy or Consulate of China. In order to facilitate the people-to-people exchanges between China and other countries, new adjustments for Chinese visa as follows, effective from March 14, 2023:

I. You can use a valid visa issued before March 28, 2020, to enter China.

II. You can apply for all categories of Chinese visa including tourist visa (L). For specific visa application and inquiry, please contact the Chinese Visa Application Service Center ( in your area directly.

5.Starting from August 30, 2023, China-bound travelers are no longer required to undergo COVID-19 PCR test or Antigen Rapid Test (ART) before entering China. It is no longer required to declare the test result in the Health Declaration Form.

In order to avoid any travel delays and disruptions, we recommend that all travelers read and follow the instructions in the guidance issued by the official websites of Chinese embassies in your countries carefully.

AOCNS2023 Office

Address: 1 Zhongziyuan Road, Dalang, Dongguan ,Guangdong 523000, China. Tel: 86-769-89156326