A No Update Update

Sadly, a no update update. It’s September 2021 and the border is closed for most. This effects tourists, business visitors and most normal people, including all Hong Kong residents. If you want to visit China you must apply a visa – even if you hold a valid multi-entry visa or an APEC card – a … Read more

China closed to all foreigners!

From March 28th 2020 China will close its borders to all foreigners. Even if you hold a residence permit, that means, even if China is your home you can not return for the time being:   Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China National Immigration Administration Announcement on the Temporary Suspension of … Read more

Corona Virus Update!

Corona Virus Update! Since the Lowu/Luohu und Huanggang land borders are closed, all ferry services are stopped and only the Shenzhen Bay border is open (this border has no 5-Day-Shenzhen-Visa office) there is currently no way to get the 5-Day-Shenzhen-Visa. And even if, from Saturday Feb 7th onward Hong Kong imposes a mandatory 14 days … Read more

Ukraine – no border Visa for Women!

An update on my January 2019 post. About: no-female-Ukraine-passport holders: Unfortunately this rule is still valid and enforced (December 2019). Ukrainian women can not get the 5-Day-Shenzhen-Visa at the border. No border Visa for Ukrainian women! User Nicolas had bad luck: Ahhhh. So nice. Why I didn’t find your comment before? Arrived after 22h long … Read more

Shenzhen Airport

According to this website below you can get a visa on arrival (VOA) at the Shenzhen airport: http://www.gdcrj.com/zxdt/zxdt/201507/t20150730_31301.htm There are some requirements according the airline visa database: Passengers with a normal passport arriving at Chongqing (CKG), Guangzhou (CAN), Guilin (KWL), Haikou (HAK), Kunming (KMG), Qingdao (TAO), Sanya (SYX), Shenzhen (SZX), Weihai (WEH), Xi An (XIY) … Read more

Forum added!

To make it easier to find questions and comments I added forum. Feel free to comment or ask questions. It will be sorted later into categories if the topics are getting too mixed. Old comments might be added too. Enjoy! /forum/