All U.S. citizens need a valid visa to visit China. Obtain a visa before traveling; Chinese authorities expect all visitors to obey the terms of the visa. Entering the country on a tourist visa means not seeking work or becoming a full-time student. Those violating their visa's terms could be fined or imprisoned.What are the requirements for a visa to China?
For all visas to China, the Chinese Embassy and Consulates require the following: a valid passport with a minimum of 6 months validity remaining. at least 1 blank visa page; a photocopy of the passport's information page; a recent passport photo (48mm x33mm size);Where to extend a Chinese tourist visa in China?
You should apply for your tourist visa extension from the Exit-Entry Administration Bureau of Shanghai Public Security Bureau ( http://crj.police.sh.cn/) 8 working days in advance. The extension is just another 30 days. Over 30 days, you need exit China and apply for another one to enter China.Who is the current Ambassador of China?
On May 22, 2017 the United States Senate approved and confirmed Terry Branstad, former Governor of Iowa, as the U.S. Ambassador to China. He was sworn in on May 24, 2017.