China Visa Info

All travelers going to China will need a visa to enter the People’s Republic of China. A China entry visa is issued only by a China Consulate or Embassy. You will obtain a visa for each traveler by using a visa courier service. Please see below information for visa courier services who have helped families in the past with success for their heritage tour visas. Please note we are not affiliated with any of the below couriers.

The People's Republic of China currently maintains one Embassy in Washington D.C. as well as 5 consulates-general in the following U.S. cities: New York, NY; Chicago, IL; San Francisco, CA; Los Angeles, CA; Houston, TX. Please use the table below to determine which Consulate/Embassy has jurisdiction over your state.

China Consulate or Embassy States served Website Courier serving Consulate/Embassy Website


Illinois, Colorado, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, and Wisconsin

There's Always Hope

San Francisco

Northern California, Oregon, Washington, Nevada, and Alaska

JC Travel

The Paper Midwife

Washington D.C

Washington D.C., Maryland, Virginia, W. Virginia, Delaware, Kentucky, Tennessee, N. Carolina, S. Carolina, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, and Utah

Caring Hands

Assistant Stork


Texas, Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma , and U.S. Virgin Islands

CCAI TX Courier

Email address:

Los Angeles

Southern California, Arizona, Hawaii, New Mexico, and other American Pacific islands

Red Tape Solutions

New York City

New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, and Ohio


Once it is time for your family to apply for your China Visa we will let you know (approximately 3 months before tour).

New Visa Application Photo Requirements: Both ears must be showing, no smiling, no accessories (hair or jewelry), and no glasses. Photo must be taken in the last 6 months. Picture must to be GLUED onto the application (not taped or stapled). For more information on visa photos please use this link:

We are all here to assist you along the way, so please let us know if you have any questions.