Hainan to resume visa-free transits

By / HICN,China Daily / Updated: 11:25,14-March-2023

Travelers wait to pass through immigration checkpoints in Beijing Capital International Airport in this file photo of Jan 8, 2023. [Photo by Zou Hong/China Daily]

China's visa offices abroad will resume issuing all types of visas to foreigners on Wednesday to facilitate cross-border travels.

Also, foreigners with valid visas which were issued before March 28, 2020 will be able to enter the country.

The Foreign Ministry's Department of Consular Affairs announced these decisions on Tuesday.

The country will also resume the issuance of all types of port visas to applicants with lawful reasons, and resume visa-free transits in Hainan province, among other regions, according to the department.

A visa-free policy for tourists from 59 countries to Hainan Province has been implemented since May 1,2018, as approved by the State Council of the People's Republic of China. Under the new policy, individuals with ordinary passports from 59 countries, can enjoy visa-free entry to Hainan Province through its ports opened to outside and are entitled to stay in the administrative regions of Hainan Province for 30 days, on condition that they book their tour through travel agencies.

More details can be found on the following website: http://en.explorehainan.com/en/index/wjb.shtml



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