72-hour Transit Visa Exemption for Foreign Nationals

Starting from Dec. 1, 2013, six more countries in Central and East Europe, including the Republic of Serbia, Republic of Croatia, Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Republic of Montenegro, Republic of Macedonia and Republic of Albania, will be added into the “72-hour visa free” countries list.

Travelers from the six countries, who hold valid international travel documents and air tickets, transiting Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Chongqing, Shenyang, and Dalian airport and intending to visit a third country or region, will be able to stay in specified areas for three days without a visa. At present, 51 countries’ passenger can apply for 72-hour visa-free.

Click here for answers to Frequently Asked Questions concerning 72-hour Transit Visa Exemption for Foreign Nationals Measure at airports of Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Chongqing, Shenyang, and Dalian.

The 51 visa-free countries are:
Argentina, Austria, Australia, Albania, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Republic of Montenegro, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States.


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