Since the visa application process can vary from country to country one of the most useful resources will be the Chinese embassy or consulate nearest you.
Below are listings of both Chinese embassies and consulates abroad as well as foreign embassies and consulates within China.
If you’re country isn’t listed try the Chinese ministry of foreign affairs to find Chinese embassies and consulates in your country.
China - Ministry of Foreign Affairs-中国外交部
The Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs has lots of information on China’s foreign policies and international relationships.
Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs list of Missions Overseas 中国外交部驻外机构名单 - If your country’s embassy isn’t listed on our site then check this list to find a Chinese embassy near you.
Chinese Embassy in Australia 中国跓澳大使馆
Australian Embassy in China 澳大利亚跓中国大使馆
Australian Consulate in Hong Kong 澳大利亚跓香港领事馆
Australian Consulate in Shanghai, China 澳大利亚跓中国上海领事馆
Australian Consulate in Guangzhou, China 澳大利亚跓中国广州领事馆
Chinese Embassy in Canada 中国跓加大使馆
Chinese Consulates in Canada 中国跓加领事馆 - There are consulates in Calgary, Vancouver and Toronto
Canadian Embassy in China 加拿大跓中国大使馆
British Embassy and Consulates in China 英国跓中国大使馆和领事馆
Chinese Embassy in USA 中国跓美国大使馆
Chinese Consulates in USA 中国驻美国领事馆
United States Embassy and Consulates in China 美国驻中国大使馆和领事馆
United States Consulate in Hong Kong and Macau 美国跓香港、澳门领事馆
Chinese Embassy in Wellington, New Zealand 中国跓新西兰惠灵顿大使馆
Chinese Consulate in Auckland, New Zealand 中国跓新西兰奥克兰领事馆
New Zealand Embassy in China 新西兰跓中国大使馆