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
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! 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
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
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
For Ukraine only men can get the 5-Day-Shenzhen-Visa, women can not!. The charge is RMB 409 (about US$ 60).
South Africa passport holders can not get the 5-Day-Shenzhen-Visa! Please don’t go to the border without visa!
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/
For Indonesians, sadly, nobody can get the 5-Day-Shenzhen-Visa. Before males could get it visa. Now all Indonesian passport holders can’t. Information dated: August 29th 2018
Some updates in July 2018: I was told by a 5-Day-Shenzhen-Visa staff that the ‘must have passport with China stamp‘ rule stopped. You can get the 5-Day-Shenzhen-Visa now with a new passport. My advice: bring your old passport with China stamp anyway if you have one. Rules can change all the time. For Indonesians, sadly, … Read more