To apply for a visa, you will have to pay a visa fee and a service fee.
The visa fee is collected on behalf of the Consular Authority and the service fee is collected for the processing of your visa application at TLScontact.
Applicants need to pay the visa application fees through CITIC Bank (CITIC Bank online payment or at CITIC bank counter), including visa fee, visa service fee and added value service charge (VIP Express service and Express Courier Return). If you encounter any technical problems during the payment process, please contact CITIC Bank Customer Center directly at 95558.
CITIC bank receipt which is with a barcode should be submitted with the application documents. The applicant can not pay the above fees at the Visa Application Centre.
Receipt of the visa fee will be provided by the Embasssy or Consulates and returned with the passport sealed in a envelope.
Payment of the fees does not guarantee that a visa will be granted. The visa fee and the service fee are both non-refundable and non-transferable after the application is transferred to the consular authority, visa application is denied by the administration or the applicant decides to terminate his or her application.
The visa fee is mandatory for all visa applications unless you are within the exemption categories. If the inviter processing the visa application for the applicant in the Ministry of Interior of Israel, normally the application fee is exempted. Please check with the consular section before making any payment.
Please click here to check visa fees.
The service fee, mandatory for all visa applications (unless you benefit of an exemption), is 100RMB. This corresponds to the standard application processing service provided by TLScontact (i.e. Information provision, appointments booking, visa application reception, data processing, etc.).
Note: If the applicants do not submit the visa application after 3 months of paying the visa fee through CITIC Bank, the Visa Center will directly refund the visa fee. Applicants will need to pay the visa fee again the next time they submit a visa application.
Please check on Added Value Service page.
Applicants need to pay the visa application fees through CITIC Bank online payment or at CITIC bank counter, including visa fee, visa service fee and added value service charge (VIP Express service and Express Courier Return).
Beijing Visa Application Centre: the applicant can only pay added value service fee in cash, by debit card (UnionPay only), by credit card (UnionPay only) or mobile payment in Visa Application Centre.
Shanghai and Guangzhou Visa Application Centres: the applicant can only pay added value service fee in cash in Visa Application Centres. Please prepare cash in advance. Thanks for your understanding.