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UK visa requirements for China

Students from China coming to study in the UK must obtain prior entry clearance and therefore need to apply for a visa. For further information please contact the British Consulate to begin the application process:

  • Visa and Consular Sections (Beijing)
    Floor 21, North Tower
    Kerry Centre 1 Guanghualu
    Beijing 100020
    China
    Tel: (86) 010 8529 6600
    Fax: (86) 010 8529 6080
    Email: pekingvisamail@fco.gov.uk
  • British Consulate-General (Chongqing)
    28/F Metropolitan Tower Zourong Road
    Central District
    Chongqing 400010
    China
    Tel: (86) 023 6369 1500
    Fax: (86) 023 6369 1525
    Email: chongqing.consular@fco.gov.uk
  • British Consulate-General (Guangzhou)
    2nd Floor (Consular and Visa Sections)
    7th Floor (Commercial and Political/Public Affairs Sections)
    Guangdong International Hotel
    339 Huanshi Dong Lu
    Guangzhou 510098
    China
    Tel: (86) 020 8314 3000
    Fax: (86) 020 8333 6485
    Email: guangzhou.visas@fco.gov.uk
  • British Consulate-General (Shanghai)
    Suite 751, Shanghai Centre
    1376 Nanjing Xi Lu
    Shanghai 200040
    China
    Tel: (86) 021 6279 8130
    Fax: (86) 021 6279 8254
    Email: visa.shanghai@fco.gov.uk

You will need to show details of your acceptance onto a course, your offer letter and evidence of sufficient funding to support your education and living expenses while you are in the UK.

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Visa and CAS enquiries
Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 3645

General international student enquiries
Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 3411

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