Show Date:Sep 23-24, 2019
Venue:Shanghai International Convention Center
Visa Information
Many international visitors attending NAB Show Shanghai® require a visa to enter China. Below are some suggested steps to follow when applying for a visa that will help maximize the chances of approval of your application.
While submitting an official Letter of Invitation from NAB Show Shanghai with your application is an important step in this process, the letter does not guarantee approval of your application. The letter is supplementary information that explains an applicant's travel purpose in China. Chinese Embassy officers look at an applicant's personal and professional situation in determining visa eligibility.
Visa Application
The following steps will give you the best possible chance of securing a Chinese visa. It is recommended that you start the process approximately 90 days prior to your departure.


  1. • Register for NAB Show Shanghai.

  2. • The show organizers will issue you the visa invitation letter based on the information in your visa invitation request form.

  3. • If you require an original hard copy, please select the 'receiver pay' courier service.

  4. • The dates, places and purposes of your visit must be compatible with the Show. The visa applicant must hold a valid passport of a country that has normal diplomatic relationships with China.US passport holders must have at least 6months validity on their passport when requesting a visa.

Chinese Embassies in the World
Applications are different for each country. Please visit this link for more country-specific information, which will help maximize the chances of approval of your application. Complete the registration process in full for each Attendee requiring a Letter of Invitation. Only requests submitted via the online registration form will be processed. After 2019 June 5, NAB Show Shanghai will not be able to process any new requests for a Letter of Invitation.You can also visit this link and directly go to China visa application website, which might work for all attendees and exhibitors, regardless of nationality.
Visa Waiver Program
The Visa Waiver Program (VWP) enables citizens of 126 countries to travel to China for tourism or business for 30 days or less without the need for a visa. Visit the Chinese Foreign Ministry website to learn more about the Visa Waiver Program. MORE
Visa Invitation Letter List
Click here to download the Visa Invitation Letter Request Form and fill in all the critical information so that we can help to issue visa invitation letter. Please email the completed list to , and we will provide visa invitation letter assistance for you. For any additional information about Visa Invitation Letter, you can also contact Joanne at this email.
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