With the Invitation(pre-registration), overseas buyers could:

  • Apply for Visa to China.
  • Get registered and free entry badge to the Fair.
  • For better serving overseas buyers, and to provide easy pass for your Chinese visa application, necessary information including Buyer's Name, Nationality and Company Name will be requested to list on the invitation, please be kindly noted.


Overseas buyers could apply invitation for Canton Fair through:

  1. BEST (Buyer E-Service Tool), regular buyers go>>> new buyers go>>>
  2. Canton Fair Call Centre, China Foreign Trade Centre
  3. The Economic & Commercial Counsellor's Office of the Embassy (The Economic & Commercial Section of the Consulate General) of P.R. China in your region
  4. Canton Fair Hong Kong Representative Office
  5. The Chinese foreign trade corporations (enterprises) with whom you are business-related
  6. By contacting overseas cooperative organizations of China Foreign Trade Centre


Q: Must I get the invitation or register online to attend the Canton Fair? 

A: No. Invitation and pre-register online is use for apply China visa. Also it can save time(about 15 minute) and 150RMB. Everybody with foreign passport can get badge at Canton Fair.

Q: When apply invitation by BEST, it appears- 'For invitation valid for Visa Application, please approach your trade partners in China'. What should I do?

A: Buyer from some countries will appear that. You can contact some companies at related to your business in i.cantonfair.org.cn, and they will be happy to send you invitations if you are a professional buyer.