Chinese Embassy in The Republic of Albania

  • Name Chinese Embassy in The Republic of Albania
  • Address: SKENDERBEJSTR.57,TIRANAALBANIA
  • Office Hour: 9:00 am–11:00 am, Monday, Wednesday and Friday(except holidays)
  • Tel: +355–4–2232385
  • Fax: +355–4–2238303
  • Email: chinaemb_al@mfa.gov.cn
  • Note: This information was last updated on June 22, 2010. See the embassy website for confirmation: http://al.china-embassy.org/eng/

1. Tourist (L) Visa Application

You may submit the application to the Visa Office of the Embassy. If you cannot go in person, you may entrust someone else or a travel/visa agent to transact your application affairs. No appointment is required. Mailed applications are not acceptable and will be returned. You should apply for a visa about one month in advance of your trip date.

If you are planning to travel to Tibet Autonomous Region, you should contact the Tourism Administration of the Tibet (Tel: 0086-891-6834313; Fax: 0086-891-6834632) in advance and ask for its approval.

Documents Required

  • A completed Visa Application Form, a valid original passport (with at least 6 months validity and at least on blank visa page), a recently-taken passport photo, a copy of hotel booking, a copy of outward and return flight ticket booking, and a visa notification form issued by an authorized unit in China.
  • If you are planning to tour Tibet, you should provide a visa notification form which is issued by Tourism Administration of the Tibet Autonomous Region.
  • A special tour (with self-driving, hiking, cycling, horse-riding, hot air balloon, or other expeditions) needs a visa notification issued by China National Tourism Administration or the tourism administration of related province, autonomous region or municipality directly under the Central Government.

Processing Time

The regular processing day is 4 working days. Besides, the embassy also provides one working day processing and the 2–3 working days processing service, but additional fees will be charged.

Visa Pick-Up

You can pick up your visa on the pick-up date specified in the receipt. The receipt must be presented. You should pay visa and service fees when you collect passport.

2. Where to Apply

You need to go to the Visa Office of the Embassy to transact your visa affairs.

Holidays Schedule in 2011

The embassy will be closed on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday and public holiday, including New Year’s Day, Chinese Spring Festival, Catholic Easter, International Labor Day, Dragon Boat Festival, Mid-Autumn Festival, China's National Day, Independence Day, and Christmas Day.

The Chinese Embassy Visa Office

  • Website: http://al.china-embassy.org/eng/
  • Address: Skenderbej Str. 57, Tirana, Albania
  • Office Hour: 9:00 am–11:00 am, Monday, Wednesday and Friday(except holidays)
  • Tel: +355–4–2232385
  • Fax: +355–4–2238303
  • Email: chinaemb_al@mfa.gov.cn

Questions and Answers About Chinese Embassy in The Republic of Albania

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