Foreigners invited to Shanghai for business, research, lecture, scientific or cultural exchange, short-term advanced studies and practice, should hold an F Visa. Their stay should conform to the resident period of the Visa. For more details, please refer to http://english.gov.cn/services/visitchina/
APASL STC 2018 Secretariat will provide invitation letter for F Visa.
The invitation letter may be in the form of fax, photocopy or computer printout, but the consular officer may require the applicant to submit the original of the invitation letter. In this case, please contact us via email: firstname.lastname@example.org for the original copy of the invitation letter