The Chinese government announced today they are now requiring all persons applying for tourist visas to provide two more documents.
Each tourist applicant must provide both and aitr ticket in and out of China; or a cruise booking confirmation form and itinrary, in their name.
Each tourist applicant must provide a confirmation of hotel booking in their name.
This new requirement is mandatory and applies to all people seeking tourist visas. Remember to provide both your air ticket and your hotel booking. The hotel name and contact information also gets printed in box 2.5 of the Chinese form.
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