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名单更新: 截止到8月25日,中国允许可入境国家名单(英文)

2020-08-28

Updated List: Residents from More Countries Can Enter China


According to official sources, up until August 25, 2020, foreign nationals with valid residence permits (employment, personal affairs, and reunion)from a list of 11 Asian countries and 36 European countries can apply for visas in local Chinese embassies/consulates to enter China.Details of the requirements of each country are as follows.


Asia

List of applicable countries:

Japan, Malaysia, South Korea, Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Brunei, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam

Japan


To further facilitate the entry of personnel between China and Japan, according to domestic authorities, those who have recently met the following requirements may submit their applications to the China Visa Application Service Center (Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya) or the Consulate General in Nagasaki, Fukuoka, Sapporo, and Niigata.


**Includes Japanese nationals holding valid residence permit (work, private affairs, and reunion).


***And more


Malaysia


Kuala Lumpur Chinese Visa Application Service Center (referred as the Center) will provide visa applications and legalization services to those applicants who meet the emergency requirements.


**Includes Malaysian citizens holding a valid China residence permit (working, visiting relatives working or studying in China, family reunion residence permit type) may proceed to the Kuala Lumpur Chinese Visa Application Service Center for free visa applications.


***And more



Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Brunei,  Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam


In order to further facilitate the entry of personnel from both sides, the Chinese Embassy in each of these countries has decided that citizens of these 8 Asian countries holding valid Chinese residence permits (including permits for work, private affairs, and family reunion)may apply for a Chinese visa free of charge.



South Korea



The South Korea Ambassador of China Zhang Hasung makes an announcement to Korean reporters in Beijing. [Photo provided to Yonhap News]


Korean nationals hold valid residence permit for work can apply for work visa at a local Chinese embassy or consulate (China Visa Center).


Korean students holding valid residence permit for study can apply for student visa at the local China embassy or consulate (China Visa Center) to return to China.




Europe:


List of applicable countries:

Albania, Ireland, Estonia, Austria, Bulgaria,North Macedonia, Belgium, Iceland, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Poland, Denmark, Germany, France, Finland, the Netherlands, Montenegro,Czech Republic, Croatia, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Romania, Malta, Norway, Portugal, Sweden, Switzerland, Serbia, Cyprus, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Greece, Hungary, Italy, United Kingdom


Some foreign citizens that have valid Chinese residence permits are allowed to apply for a new visa to re-enter China, in a move that aims to facilitate exchanges after the prevention and control of COVID-19 in the country, according to a notice published on the website of the embassy of China in the Kingdom of Denmark on Monday (August 10th). 

And on Aug 11th, Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Germany/Frech/Spain released the same notice.



Foreign nationals from a list of 36 countries including Spain, Greece, Hungary, Italy, the UK and Latvia, who hold valid residence permits such as work permits, permits for family reunion and personal matters, can apply for visas at any Chinese embassy or consulate in their home countries free of charge,according to the notice. 



Notice:


For residents from other countries or don't hold a valid residence permit, may apply for an invitation letter (PU letter) and apply for an M visa (Business) from the Chinese Embassy and Consulate to return to China.


(Source: Work visa service )