Updates and Notices

Dear applicants,

Please be informed all applicants are requested to obtain an online appointment before visiting the Indian Visa Appplication Center in Beijing, Shanghai & Guangzhou. To book an appointment please visit our website or click on the link BLS International CHINA | Book Your Appointment for BLS IVAC CHINA (blscn.cn). Please note that applicants without prior appointment except for applicants going for G20 and SCO visits will not be admitted and will be requested to book an appointment.

Dear applicants,

If you are applying for business visa or employment visa, please click the link below for downloading the proforma and it should be included in your application. Also, if you are working in the SOE (State-owned Enterprises), please submit a letter of request from any of the FAOs or SASAC or MFA (or any other duly authorized Chinese organisation). Thanks for your cooperation.

Important Notice

Dear Applicants,

Employment and Business visa Performas have been revised. Kindly reach out to Visa application centre for latest format.

Important Notice: Prohibition on Unauthorized Use of Satellite Phones

This is to inform all visitors to India including foreign nationals that bringing in or using satellite phones (e.g. Thuraya, Iridium etc.) in India without prior permission / license from the relevant Indian authorities is prohibited under Indian law.

Any passenger carrying satellite phone/ phones via baggage is required to declare the same to Customs on arrival and produce permission for use from the concerned authority.

Any individual found to be in possession of an unauthorized satellite phone in India is liable to be prosecuted as per Indian law, and all unauthorized sets found in possession of the individual will be seized by Indian law enforcement agencies.

Visitors and tourists coming to India are advised to comply with Indian laws and not bring in or use satellite phones in India without obtaining specific permission / license in advance from the concerned authorities.