All foreigners must obtain an entry visa before proceeding to China. We strongly recommend that participants of meeting contact local Chinese Embassy for more details on processing the application.
All applicants for visas are required to have an Invitation Letter from the Chinese authorities or meeting organization committee. The meeting organizers will coordinate and forward application information to the Chinese authorities that issue the Invitation Letter (if necessary), which will be ready within several days and sent to you by Email, fax or express mail. The invitation letter could be requested from the meeting organization committee by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Upon receipt of this visa authorization, the applicant is required to present his/her passport, a recent photograph and a completed visa application form (available from local Chinese Embassy) and forward them to the local Chinese Embassy or Consulate for completion of formalities.
Emergency Phone Number
120 Medical Emergency, Rescue & Hospital Services
119 Emergencies for Fire
China is 8 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT + 8)
International dialing code in Yangling, China is +86 (Area code). Please omit (0) when dialing from overseas
The China local currency is the CNY. Major foreign currencies that can be exchanged at banks and the airport include the US Dollar, Japanese Yen, Euro, and UK Sterling. Most hotels, restaurants, and shops accept major international credit cards including Visa and, Master Card. Foreign-issued ATM cards may have limited use.
The electricity supply commonly used in China is the 220-volt 50Hz system. Because most newly built hotels and houses have the 220-volt wiring installed, you are advised to check your electronic equipment beforehand.