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participants may need a Chinese visa to enter China. Specifically, those who are
not Chinese citizens, except passport holders from Singapore, Brunei, and Japan,
need a Chinese visa. Participants can apply for a visa at the Chinese embassy or
consulate in the region in which they live. To avoid uncertainty, participants
will be advised to apply for a visa as early as possible. It is recommended that
they apply for a Chinese visa at least 1 month in advance.
For most attendees, it is easier to apply for a Tourist ("L") visa; an invitation letter is NOT required for obtaining a Tourist visa.
If some participants need another type of visa that does require an invitation letter, the ICBBE 2019 local arrangement committee will be glad to help. To obtain an invitation letter, please send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, together with your registration, and in the case of being an author, your accepted paper ID. The Conference Secretary will then send a formal visa application form via airmail or fax with which the participants can apply for a visa.
Necessary Materials to Apply for Chinese Visa
»A passport which is valid for at least six months following the date of submission, with an entire blank page available for the visa;
Please note ICBBE is not authorized to assist with the VISA process beyond providing the Notification of Acceptance Letter and Invitation Letter (after registration) issued by the ICBBE Committee Board.
Should your application be denied, ICBBE cannot change the decision of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, nor will ICBBE engage in discussion or correspondence with the MOFA or the Embassy on behalf of the applicant. The registration fee cannot be refunded when the VISA application of individual being denied.