From Nov 2014, U.S citizen can apply for 10 year multiple entry Chinese visa for family visit purpose. The duration of each stay for family visit visa (For Chinese American) is no more than 120 days. The duration of each stay for family visit visa (For Foreigners ) is no more than 90 days.
|Issued to those who are family members of Chinese citizens or of foreigners with Chinese permanent residence and intend to go to China for family reunion, or to those who intend to go to China for the purpose of foster care. The intended duration of stay in China exceeds 180 days.”Family members” refers to spouses, parents, sons, daughters, spouses of sons or daughters, brothers, sisters, grandparents, grandsons, granddaughters and parents-in-law.|
|Issued to those who intend to visit their relatives who are Chinese citizens residing in China or foreigners with permanent residence in China. The intended duration of stay in China is no more than 180 days.|
1.Your Passport And Photocopy Of Your Passport
Your actual passport, which must have at least 8 months of validity remaining and one blank visa page. And the copy of the photo page and extension page (if you have) of your passport.