How To…

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 details instructions for:
Lowu/Luohu
Huanggang