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Note: Since the end of March 2020 China has closed all their borders for tourists. The 5-Day-Shenzhen-Visa is currently NOT available!

Before you go, check this:

You have a passport, bring it

The passport must have at least one free page without any stamps

Your passport is not from one the following countries:

  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Philippines
  • South Africa
  • Turkey

Special note, the above countries can not get the 5 day Shenzhen visa! The list is not complete, there are more countries that can not get the 5 day Shenzhen visa!

You need a passport picture now. There is a free machine in front of the visa office. But you need RMB 168 (for most countries*). Get RMB in Hong Kong. It is legal to bring up to RMB 20,000 into China.

You can get the visa at following borders:

  • Lowu/Luohu (MTR only)
  • Huanggang (Bus/car)
  • Shekou (Ferry only)
  • Fuyong (Ferry only)

You can definitely not get the visa at his border:

  • Lok Ma Chau / Futian
  • Shenzhen Bay
  • Shenzhen / Baoan Airport

We have detailed instructions for:

Lowu/Luōhú/罗湖

Huanggang/Huánggǎng/皇岗

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