How far in advance can I apply for a China visa? Follow Answer There is no limit as to how far in advance you can apply for a China visa. Published March 2017 Peninsula Visa Inc Related articles China Visa Application When does the China visa start? Where do I request a ten year visa on the China visa application? Is a China visa valid in an expired passport? Can I travel to China as a tourist with my China business (M) category visa? Comments 0 comments Please sign in to leave a comment.