Special requirements for applicants with Chinese background, minors & Non-US citizens:

1. An applicant born in China who is applying for a Chinese visa with his/her new foreign passport is required to submit his/her original Chinese passport or a photocopy of the Chinese visa in his/her old foreign passport.
2. A child of Chinese descent and born in foreign country who applies for a Chinese visa for the first time is required to submit his/her Birth Certificate and the foreign passport or foreign permanent resident permit (e.g. Green Card) of his/her parents. Both the originals and the photocopies are needed.
3. Using Non-US passports are required to submit a photocopy of the valid US visa or Green Card.