WHO CAN APPLY
EVERYONE IS WELCOME AND THERE ARE NO SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS TO APPLY FOR OUR PROGRAMS.
HOWEVER WE DO HAVE AGE LIMIT (18-60) FOR SOME COURSES THAT IS HELD AT THE UNIVERSITIES.
APPLICATION PROCEDURES IN BRIEF
CHOOSE A COURSE OR PROGRAM
EMAIL THE APPLICATION FORM TO US AFTER COMPLETED IT
RECEIVE THE COURSE LETTER AND THE PAYMENT FORM
MAKE THE PAYMENT OF APPLICATION FEE USD$100 AND COURSEDEPOSIT USD$500
RECEIVE COURSE LETTER AND INVITATION LETTER FOR VISA APPLICATION
BOOK A FLIGHT TICKET TO CHINA
APPLY FOR A CHINA VISA INFORM US WHEN YOU HAVE OBTAIN THE VISA
SEND US YOUR FLIGHT ARRIVAL DETAILS
MEET YOU AT THE AIRPORT IN CHINA
APPLICATION PROCEDURES IN DETAILS
1. Apply for a course
A) Application Form:
Please downloaded the application form here, and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org after completion. We will send you a confirmation email once we have received your application.
1 week to 12 weeks course: 60 days before the course starts.
1 semester & 1 academic year course: 90 days before the course starts.
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 Beijing is not responsible for any loss or misplaced payments in the course of bank transfer.
Please note: All application fee and deposits are non-refundable. In the event of program cancellation, one’s deposit can be saved and used as deposit for any future SCIC study or travel programs by the paying party or the paying party’s friends or family members. Please contact us for payment details.
2. Wait for application confirmation
Applications usually take two or three days to process from the day that the application documents are received. A confirmation course letter of your application will be sent to you by SCIC Beijing once the application is accepted and the application fee as well as the course deposit are received.
3. Apply for a China Visa
Apply for a "Tourist Visa" once you have received the confirmed course letter (Invitation Letter) from us. Visas are issued by PRC Embassies or Consulates in your home country.
A) Participants attending programs in length of 12 weeks to 1 academic year course can still apply for a "Tourist Visa". SCIC Beijing is responsible for extending his or her visa upon arrival in China.
Please bring the following documents to the Embassy or Consulate:
To find out 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)
-2 Passport size photos
-Confirmed Course Letter (Invitation Letter) from SCIC Beijing
-Relevant visa application fee
4. Pay final balance of your course fee
We will send you a payment form once you have received your Chinese visa. The final balance for your program can then be settled, preferably by bank transfer. If absolutely necessary you can pay your final balance on the day you arrive in China (if this is the case, we can only accept cash payments at this point).
Payment for your program can be made in one of three ways: bank transfer, credit card or cash payment (if paying by credit card, please be aware that there is a 4% extra surcharge). For security reasons if you are paying by cash, you can bring travellers’ cheques into the country and convert them in any bank in China when you arrive. Please make sure to read SCIC’s program information and the 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