U.S. and China Extending Visas for Short-term Business Travelers, Tourists and Students

Starting November 12, 2014, qualified Chinese applicants for B-category (business visitor and tourist) nonimmigrant visas (NIV) may now receive multiple-entry visas for up to 10 years for business and tourist travel. Some qualified Chinese students, exchange visitors, and their dependents may now also be eligible for multiple-entry visas valid for up to five years or for the length of their program.

For more information, please visit the official Department of State announcement or FAQs.