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2015New SCIC Study Courses in China, study Chinese Language, Martial Arts, take part in optional cultural courses: Calligraphy, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Traditional Musical Instruments, Chinese Cooking and many more...

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  Beijing: (8610)-8472 2674
London: (020)-3239 0099
  New York: 0347 410 5055
Sydney: (02)-8006 4588
How to Apply


Must be in good health
Must have a good attitude
Ages between of 18 to 60 years old
Have completed high school/secondary school

For exceptions please contact us at:


1. Apply for a study program

A) Application Form:

Please download the application form here, and email it to study@scicbeijing.com after completion. Alternatively, fill in the Online Application Form here, and submit it to us. We will send you a confirmation email once we have received your application.

B) Application Fees & Deposits

An application fee of USD $100 and deposit of USD $500 must be made when the application is confirmed by us. Payments can be made in one of three ways; bank transfer, credit card or Paypal. For those who wish to transfer funds, please save the bank receipt and fax or send it with other required documents as proof of payment. SCIC is not responsible for any loss or misplaced payments in the course of bank transfer.

Please note: All application fees and deposits are non-refundable. In the event of program cancellation, a deposit can be saved and used as a deposit for any future SCIC study or travel program by the paying party or the paying party's friends or family members. Please
contact us for payment details.

C) Mail us the following documents to the address below:

-Completed Application Form
-Photocopy of payment receipt
(for those paying through bank transfer)
-Photocopy of applicant's passport: (The page which shows your photo and data)
-Photocopy of applicant's latest academic diploma or certificate
-Eight colour, passport-size photos

SCIC Beijing (Study Division),
B1701, Lead International,
No.2A, Wangjing Zhonghuan Nanlu,
Chaoyang District, Beijing 100102, P. R. China.

2. Wait for application confirmation

Applications usually take two weeks to process from the day that the application documents are received. A confirmation letter of your application will be sent to you by SCIC Beijing once the application has been accepted.

All visa documents, including University Admission Notice, required documents for visa application, invitation letter and other necessary documents will be posted to you


3. Apply for a student visa

Apply for a Chinese student visa once you have received all the documents above from us. Visas are issued by PRC Embassies or Consulates in your home country.

A) Participants attending programs that are 12 weeks to one semester are required to apply for an L (tourist) visa for 90 days, or an F (business) visa.
B) Participants attending programs 1 academic year long are required to apply for an X (student) visa.

Please bring the following documents to the Embassy or Consulate:
To get contact details for Chinese embassies in your local area click here


-Visa Application Form (completed)
-Valid passport
(Valid for a minimum of 6 months after return to home country)
Passport size photos
-Physical Exam Record ( for those applying for 1 Academic Year Programs)
-Relevant visa application fee
-A copy of the Confirmation Form
(JW 202 Form)
A copy of Admission Notice
-SCIC Invitation Letter


4. Pay final balance of your program fee

Payment of the final balance for your program fee can be made once you have received the visa from the Chinese Embassy, preferably by bank transfer. If absolutely necessary this can be done on the day you arrive in China (however, if this is the case we will only be able to accept cash payments at this point).


Payment can be made in one of three ways: bank transfer, credit card (if using this method there will be a 4% surcharge) or cash payment (if you are unable to settle your balance before you arrive in China). For security reasons you may bring travellers' cheques into the country and convert them in any bank in China first. Please make sure to read SCIC Beijing's program information and Terms and Conditions before making payments.


5. Book your flight to China

Our programs do not include airfares to Beijing, China. For more information please consult local travel agencies,or search for available flights through the internet at sites such as: www.expedia.com

For discounted airfares to Beijing starting from $ 500 - $ 800
click here.


6. Send us your arrival details

Email us your flight details: date, time of arrival, airline, flight number, and place of departure, so we can arrange for an airport reception. Please forward this information no later than 7 days before arrival.


7. Keep in touch with us

If you have inquiries or questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.



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