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
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!
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
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