Proof of solvency
1) Bankbook or bank statement (except credit card) of the applicant covering the last three months (Original)
2) Proof of solvency for employees:
a) a sealed copy of the business licence of employing company
b) a letter from the employer (in English, or in Chinese with an English translation) on official company paper with stamp, signature, date and clearly mentioning:
(i) address, telephone and fax numbers of the company
(ii) the name and position in the company of the countersigning officer
(iii) the name of the applicant, position, salary and years of service
(iv) approval for leave or absence
(v) the purpose of the visit
(vi) confirmation of position after the return
(vii) the person or the entity who will bear the applicant’s travel and living costs.
2) For retired persons: proof of pension or other regular income
3) For unemployed persons:
a) If married: letter of employment and income of the spouse and notary certificate of marriage, legalized by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs.
b) If single/divorced/widow/widower: Any other proof of regular income.
If the applicant is a minor
-Public notary certificate of family relation or proof of guardianship, legalized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
-Passports of applicants who are minors and under 10 years old can, but do not need to be signed. Applicants above 10 years old (10 years old included) have to sign on passports by themselves. Applicants above 18 years old (18 years old included) must sign their own name as well.
Parents or legal guardian(s) are NOT allowed to sign on minors’ passports.
-Notary certificate of permission to travel from both parents or legal gurdians, legalized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and when not in China, attested by the relevant authorities in the parents’/legal guardians’ country of residence
In case the minor travelling alone or with one parent.