hina continues to look to make things easier on foreign tourists, making plans for implementing 144-hour visa-free transit policies in three more cities.
These cities will be Chongqing, Xi’an, and Ningbo All you will need is a valid international travel document and onward travel tickets out of mainland China within 6 days of arrival in the city.
The policy goes into effect on December 1. It applies to travelers from 53 different countries and regions around the world:
Schengen Countries: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden. Switzerland
Other European Countries: Albania, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Croatia, Ireland, Macedonia, Republic of Montenegro, Romania, Russia, Serbia, UK, Ukraine
America: US, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Chile
Oceania: Australia, New Zealand
Asia: Republic of Korea, Japan, Singapore, Brunei, UAE, Qatar
According to China’s National Immigration Administration, 144-hour visa-free transit is already offered to elgible international travelers at 24 border ports including cities like Shanghai, Beijing, Tianjin, Hangzhou, and Guangzhou.