My wife and I will gladly help you with the Chinese visa, and it’s easier and quicker than you might think. The promise 4-5 business days for processing. Simply contact me. Below are the important points, a Visa Application Form included.
1. Applicants should go to a China consultation office based on their current residency. An example is the Los Angeles China Consultation.
2. For the application type, you may need type L which is for tourism. Here is the link to the LA Consultation website with information about the L visa and required materials.
3. The New York China Consultation confirmed that no appointments are needed for the visa application. You can simply show up. It is likely to be the same with the other offices.
4. Here is the Visa Application Form for download.