Chinese Embassy Contact Number: 0207 299 4049

Call this London telephone number 0207 299 4049 to contact the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the United Kingdom for a visa application, for tourist queries and to report a missing passport.

The Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is situated in the heart of the capital city of London, this central location is ideal for citizens of both countries to visit to get consular services. Therefore you should call their UK telephone number 0207 299 4049 in emergencies to report a missing Chinese passport or visa document so that you can get a replacement sent to you as quickly as possible. Similarly you can also dial this helpline to arrange an appointment for legalisation, whereby your passport application is countersigned by a trusted official. Moreover you can phone this helpline to find out how the latest changes in Chinese policy legislation may affect your stay in the country and for wider political insights during elections.

Please note that office hours are 9am-12noon Monday-Friday (UK time), however closures will occur on both UK and Chinese public holidays.


Apply for a Chinese visa – 0207 776 7888

Contact the Chinese Embassy in the UK on their visa application phone number 0207 776 7888 to apply for a tourist visa, to establish whether you are eligible for a work permit and to track an existing application. You may have to attend an interview so you can also call this helpline to find out where your nearest consulate service is. Moreover you can dial this number to pay your application fees over the telephone and to query the payable amount.


The London Directory guide to Chinese Embassy contact numbers

Department Phone number
General enquiries 0207 299 4049
Visa applications 0207 776 7888
Find your nearest consulate service 0207 631 1430
Chinese political statements 0207 299 4055
Policy guidelines 0207 299 4074
Media & public affairs office 0207 299 4088
Administration enquiries 0207 299 4021
Chinese defence policy 0207 794 7595
Commercial queries 0207 087 4949
Science & technology enquiries 0207 625 0079
Enquire about studying at a Chinese university 0207 612 0262
Cultural enquiries 0207 431 8830
Maritime & fisheries unit 0207 299 8439


Write to the Chinese Embassy in London

You can write to the Chinese Embassy in London by using their full UK postal address below, which you can also use to find the consulate to attend a visa interview, however as mentioned they are only open to the general public until 12 noon on weekdays.

Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the United Kingdom,
31 Portland Place,
W1B 1QD,
United Kingdom.