Just receive 10 years, 60 days per entry, M visa to Hong Kong. The application process lasted two days and no specific questions or requirements were asked. This is just a typical application. Visa fees will not change. The basic visa fee of $160 includes the calendar and delivery of the passport. Visa information is available free of charge online in the www.ustraveldocs.com and through the call centre. Fees can be paid by debit card online, at any CITIC ATM or in cash at a CITIC branch. Applicants can collect their passports at each of the 800 CITIC bank branches. […] On November 2, 2014, the United States and China agreed to grant B1/B2 visas with a validity period of 10 years and Fs, Ms and Js for up to 5 years, according to […] However, given that the Chinese government had not yet fully implemented the 2005 agreement in 2011, the question arises as to whether most Americans will receive the new long-term CPP visas.
Perhaps these visas will be limited to certain travellers, such as travellers to China and the heads of multinationals with regional headquarters in China. Existing visas are only valid until the expiry date printed on the current visa. This extension does NOT increase the validity of visas already issued. To obtain an extended-validity visa, holders of valid or recently expired visas must re-apply. Please note that many visa applicants are eligible for the Waiver Program interview, which does not require an interview; For more information on IWP treatment, see www.ustraveldocs.com. “I just met with several other TPP members who share my desire to make this agreement a reality,” Obama said. We will continue to work to get there. Another possible reason for the limited validity of your visa is that the official was concerned that you would no longer meet the long-term visa requirement. Here is the rule found 9 Foreign Affairs Manual 41.112 N2.2: F: Will these changes in visa validity be influenced by visa applications subject to administrative processing? Q: If the visa currently on my passport is valid for one year, is it now longer? Yes, the maximum validity of the visa is determined by the reciprocity agreement with the country that issued your passport and not by the country in which you are applying.
The United States will begin issuing visas on November 12, 2014, in accordance with the new mutual agreement. A senior U.S. official said the visa deal would allow the U.S. to access the fast-growing market for Chinese tourists traveling abroad. The United States now attracts only 2% of Chinese tourism. “Negotiators have been working for years to reach the Pacific trade agreement. And while no final agreement is expected at this week`s meeting, President Obama says he and his counterparts can break some of the remaining deadlocks. It is a pity that the reciprocity agreement does not cover the length of the stay. The U.S.
usually gives Chinese tourists 6 months, but China only gives 60 days to Americans who were not born in China (unless, as mentioned above, one is willing to sacrifice a 10-year visa for one year).