Relevant Content
We'll always make sure you know exactly what the lesson is about. You will easily understand whether it is relevant for you.

Applying For a Visa

Great Hosts
Here at ChinesePod, all our lessons are presented in an entertaining manner by our great hosts. You'll find language learners, teachers, and even professors sharing their insights, ideas, and teaching methods in our video and audio lessons.
Brief Lesson Summaries
A brief introduction of the lesson will always tell you what this lesson is about and what language level is the intended target. If you're interested in the subject, but might not be able to understand it in full, fear not; we have transcripts of lesson dialogues vocabulary so you can follow along.
ID: 0154 Upper Intermediate
Prior to 1979, a great look at the Great Wall was nothing more than a great dream. These days, you’re more than welcome to visit the P.R.C., but not without a proper visa. Thinking about coming? Love learning Mandarin? How ‘bout we combine the two in a podcast lesson on sorting out your travel documentation, using Mandarin Chinese.
Awesome Materials
Our lessons contain natural communication in Chinese in video and audio format. We have have lessons focused on video or a podcast format and our lessons have transcripts of Lesson Dialogues, Important Vocabulary, Expanded Materials for a deep dive into the lesson topic and Exercises focused on testing your retention.
Detailed Vocabulary
Each lesson has it's unique vocabulary and will provide you with definitions and recordings so you can practice the pronunciation. You will also be able to grasp the core material of a lesson at a glance. Here we're showing you the Simplified Chinese version.
领事馆 lǐngshìguǎn consulate
签证 qiānzhèng visa
咨询 zīxún advisory
申请 shēnqǐng to apply for
nǐhǎo ,zhèlǐ shì Zhōngguó zhù Niǔyuē lǐngshìguǎn qiānzhèng zīxún fúwù 。nín xūyào shénme bāngzhù ?
Hello, this is the visa inquiry service at the Chinese consulate in New York. How can I help you?
wǒ yào shēnqǐng qù Zhōngguó de qiānzhèng 。shǒuxù shì zěnmeyàng de ?
I want to apply for a visa to China. What is the procedure?
首先,你要填写一张申请表格并附上一张证件照片。在表格上签字,并付理签证费。 你可以从网上下载申请表格,或者来大使馆签证处领取。完成表格后,你可以邮寄或者本人递交。
shǒuxiān ,nǐ yào tiánxiě yī zhāng shēnqǐng biǎogé bìng fùshàng yī zhāng zhèngjiàn zhàopiàn 。zài biǎogé shàng qiānzì ,bìng fùlǐ qiānzhèng fèi 。 nǐ kěyǐ cóng wǎngshàng xiàzài shēnqǐng biǎogé ,huòzhě lái dàshǐguǎn qiānzhèng chù lǐngqǔ 。wánchéng biǎogé hòu ,nǐ kěyǐ yóujì huòzhě běnrén dìjiāo 。
First of all, you need to fill in an application form and attach a passport photo. Sign the form and pay the application fee. You may download the form from the internet or pick it up from the embassy. When you finish the form, you may submit it by post or in person.
qiānzhèng fèi duōshǎo qián ?yào zěnme jiāo ?
How much is the application fee? How do I pay?
Natural Dialogues
Each lesson is centered around a natural dialogue with key vocabulary directly prepared and translated for your use. You can also listen to each sentence as an individual recording to improve your listening and comprehension skills.
Try It For Free
ChinesePod is 100% Free to Try. Create an account today and get started!