Since March 15, 2023, the Chinese government has made further adjustments to the visa and entry policies, of which valid visas issued before March 28, 2020 have been resumed to use. Recently, some applicants asked whether the Chinese Embassy and Consulates-General in the United States can compensate for use suspension of 10-year multi-entry visas past three years (March 28, 2020 to March 14, 2023) due to the COVID-19. The specific arrangements are as follows: Continue reading “Compensation Arrangements for the Use-Suspension of 10-year Multi-Entry Visa due to the COVID-19”
Notice on Further Adjusting the Visa and Entry Policies for Foreigners in China
[Notice from the Chinese Embassy in the United States] In order to further facilitate the exchange of Chinese and foreign personnel, it has been decided to make the following adjustments to the visa and entry policies for foreigners coming to China from 00:00am on March 15, 2023(Beijing time):
1. The entry function of visas issued before March 28, 2020 and still within the validity period will be resumed.
2. The visa agencies stationed abroad resume the review and issuance of various types of visas for foreigners to go to China. For specific requirements, please refer to the Instructions for Applying for a Visa.
3. Port visa agencies resume reviewing and issuing various port visas that meet the statutory requirements.
4. Reinstate the policies of visa-free entry into Hainan, visa-free cruise ships in Shanghai, visa-free entry for foreigners from Hong Kong and Macau in groups entering Guangdong, and visa-free entry for ASEAN tour groups in Guilin, Guangxi.
If you need to apply for a 10-year Chinese visa (whether it is to visit relatives or travel), you can find our Georgia-Atlanta Chinese Visa Center as an agent. For visa information, please check previous notices [Click here: Notice of Chinese Embassies and Consulates in the United States on the latest visa application requirements (updated in January 2023)].
Contact number: 678-685-8066 / 678-900-3783
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