U.S., China Agree on Longer Visa Validity

 The U.S. and China have mutually agreed to increase business and tourist visa validity to 10 years and student and exchange visa validity to 5 years. That according to President Obama’s announcement (video)  on November 10 at the 2014 APEC summit in Beijing. Both governments put the policy into effect immediately. But China hasn’t even fully implemented its prior… Continue reading U.S., China Agree on Longer Visa Validity

Have You Applied for a New Long-Term U.S. or China Visa or Residence Permit? Share Your Experience.

Have you applied for a 5-year or 10-year U.S. or China visa or residence permit under the new agreement between the two countries announced on Nov. 10? Did you get the maximum validity? Share your experience in the comments section here. It will be interesting to see how and to what extent the two countries implement the agreement.