Notice on New Adjustments to Chinese Visa and Entry Policies
In order to facilitate the people-to-people exchanges between China and other countries, the following new adjustments to Chinese visa and entry policies have been made, as effective from 0:00 on March 15, 2023:
I. Foreigners with valid visas issued before March 28, 2020 will be allowed to enter China.
II. All categories of Chinese visas can be applied for.
III. Port visas are no longer suspended.
IV. The following visa-free policies will be resumed: Hainan 59 country visa-free entry policy, 15-Day visa-free travel for cruise groups at Shanghai ports, visa-free entry to Guangdong Province for foreigners’ group from Hong Kong and Macao SARs, visa-free entry to Guilin of Guangxi Autonomous Region for tourist groups from ASEAN countries.