Visa information

Except for visa exemptions in accordance with relevant agreements and regulations, foreigners must apply and obtain a Chinese visa before entering China. Before going to China, you should check whether the visa is valid. Please consult your local travel agency or refer to the relevant information below.

A Chinese visa is a type of permit issued for foreigners entering, leaving, or transiting through their home country. The types of visas are divided into diplomatic visas, courtesy visas, official visas, and ordinary visas. Please visit the China Visa Application Service Center to find out if you need to apply for a visa.

72-hour transit visa-free policy for citizens of 51 countries: Citizens of some countries hold visas and interline tickets for third countries, transit from Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport to third countries or regions, and can stay in Guangzhou without visa for no more than 72 hours. To learn more about the 72-hour transit visa exemption policy, please click:

If you need to send an invitation letter for visa application, please contact: [email protected]