China’s 144 hours free visa

China as recently announced that there will be a 144 hour visa transit policy that allows people to stay in the country for a longer period of time without a visa. The period of time you can now stay in the country with the 144 hours free visa policy is 6 days. Currently, the policy applies to people travelling through the country via the cities of Beijing, Shanghai, Nanjing, Tianjin, Hangzhou, Shenyang and Dalian. The 144 hours free visa allows visitors into the mainland of China for 144 hours without a visa. However, this policy is only limited to citizens of certain specified countries. In addition to the 144 hour free visa policy, there is also a 15 day free visa policy in Shanghai for travelers with international travelling documents. The 144 hours and the 15 days begin the next day after entry into the China mainland. The 144 hour visa free transit has been implemented in Beijing, Hebei and Tianjin. This particular policy allows people who are travelling using air, ships and train from fifty three countries around the world to stay for the six days without having to apply for a visa. The policy is meant to allow […]

144 hours free visa policy to China