Shanghai authorities recently launched a new online application service for foreign nationals eligible for the 144-hour transit visa exemption, arriving at one of Shanghai’s airports for nationals of 53 countries.  Beginning January 1st, this will also be available to travelers visiting through the ports of Chengdu, Kunming, Qingdao, Wuhan and Xiamen.

Travelers and employers who may be able to take advantage of the new online application service for visitors to Shanghai are advised to contact an immigration specialist for the latest information.

Please note that this is general information only and not intended as advice on a specific matter. Please feel free to contact Fakhoury Global Immigration directly with questions exclusive to your situation. This news alert may have been prepared using information from Peregrine Immigration Management, which is licensed to Fakhoury Global Immigration.