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  • Rules Governing the Implementation of the Law of the People’s Republic of China on the Entry and Exit of Aliens

    The present Rules are formulated in accordance with the provisions of Article 33 of the Law of the People’s Republic of China on the Entry and Exit of Aliens (hereinafter referred to as the Law on the Entry and Exit of Aliens).

    August 1, 2016

  • Aliens' Administration (Catalogue)

    Aliens may apply for visas to port visa agencies authorized by the Ministry of Public Security in case of an urgent need to travel to China for the following reasons.

    August 1, 2016

  • Guidelines for Application from Overseas for HKSAR and Macao SAR Passports and Travel Documents

    Chinese citizens in HKSAR and Macao SAR returning to the mainland should apply for Home-Visiting Certificate for Compatriots from Hong Kong and Macao or travel documents of the People’s Republic of China.

    August 1, 2016

  • Law of the People’s Republic of China on Entry and Exit of Aliens

    Adopted by the Standing Committee of the Sixth National People’s Congress at its Thirteenth Session on 22 November 1985

    August 1, 2016

  • Visa Types and Application Procedures

    D Visa: Issued to an applicant who is to reside permanently in China. A permanent residence confirmation form shall be required for the application of a D Visa.

    August 1, 2016

  • Business (F-Visa)

    (F) Visa is issued to an alien who is invited to China on a visit, on a study or lecture, business tour, for scientific-technological and cultural exchanges, for short-term advanced studies or for intern practice, for a period of no more than six months.

    August 1, 2016

  • Transit (G Visa)

    Transit visas are not required for crew members and passengers (citizens of the United States and the United Kingdom not included) who are in immediate transit through China and who stay for not more than 24 hours within the airport of the in-transit city.

    August 1, 2016

  • Tourist (L Visa)

    ​(L) Visa is issued to an alien who comes to China for sightseeing, visiting relatives or other private purposes.

    August 1, 2016

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