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 more The 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
Not everybody needs a visa to enter China. There are a few nationalities that do not need a visa at all: 90 days visa free entry: San Marino 60 days: Mauritius 30 days: Bahamas, Barbados, Ecuador, Fiji, Grenada, Serbia, Seychelles, Tonga, UAE (after 16th January 2018) 15 days: Brunei, Japan, Singapore
Visitors from Indonesia are currently strangely treated when they apply for the 5-Day-Shenzhen-Visa – males can get the visa – females not! Even for families that come in a group, husband and kids can get the visa – the wife not! Some people suggested that this maybe related to Muslims (wearing headscarf or other Muslin … Read more News for Indonesians – must read!
There is a new regulation: No more 5-Day-Shenzhen-Visa for first time China visitors! If your passport has no China visa in it from a previous visit you will not get the 5-Day-Shenzhen-Visa. If you have a new passport with no China chops, but have been China before you must bring your old passport if you … Read more No more 5-day visa for 1st time visitors!
How about the visa place next door to the #ShenzhenVisa office in Lowu/Luohu? No visa there currently. They did sell normal China visa (not the #ShenzhenVisa) in the past. But they have currently no visas at all. You can change money there, that’s it.
Rules have changes again at the Shenzhen Border and Indonesians can get the #ShenzhenVisa (again). This rule has probably changed some time in January 2017, You can get the 5-Day-Shenzhen-Visa at following borders Lowu, Huangang, Shekou and Fuyong.
February 2017 update: Rules have changes again at the Shenzhen Border and Indonesians can get the #ShenzhenVisa (again). This post below is now obsolete: Lately I see many Indonesians asking if they can get the 5-Day #ShenzhenVisa, or Shenzhen VOA – they can not! Here is the list of nationalities that can not get the … Read more Indonesians can not get the #ShenzhenVisa