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!
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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 moreNews: No China stamp okay again + no Indonesian news
Another change at the border! You now need a passport picture when you apply for the 5-Day-Shenzhen-Visa. There is a photo booth just outside the visa office.
I am sorry to post this, but the policy for Indonesians changed again! Currently you can not get the 5-Day-Shenzhen-Visa! You must get the full China visa before you go to the border.
It’s not exactly news, but since a few month USA passport can get the 5-Day-Shenzhen-Visa! So far this is good news for US Americans! However, the cost for them us RMB 956 – that is roughly US$ 150
French passport holders can now make use the of 5-Days-Shenzhen-Visa. Cost is the regular RMB 168 Same rules apply, you need to have already a China stamp in your passport – if not no visa! If your passport is new and you have any old passport with a China stamp in it, bring it! That … Read moreThe French are fine now
According to the official Hong Kong China visa office in Wanchai they close to the public and outsource! business: http://www.fmcoprc.gov.hk From now on the official visa please ist http://www.visaforchina.org landing site, or http://bio.visaforchina.org/HKG2_EN/ for Hong Kong. Another option are travel agents, here is one that is also used by many to buy China visas: http://www.fbt-chinavisa.com.hk/services.html