All international travellers require a visa except for citizens of the following countries:
Brunei, Japan and Singapore passport holders can enjoy visa-free access for 15 days.
Standard 30-day, single-entry visas can be issued in three to five working days from most Chinese embassies and must be used within three months from the date of issue. Longer-stay visas are often more difficult to obtain.
For further details, please consult with your travel agent, China International Travel Service, China Travel Service or any Chinese embassy or consulate.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China