Visa Exemption saves much time, energy and money for international travel. Therefore, it’s a vital process to figure out if need a visa to China. (Do I Need A Visa for China?) Mutual Visa Exemption is one of the important Visa Free Policy of China, which allows citizens from both countries to travel without visa for a certain period, when meeting related requirements. Until now (April 2019), China has signed bilateral visa-free policy between 144 countries, including 14 countries for holders of ordinary passports, and concluded unilateral visa waiver with 3 countries in Asia, namely, Brunei, Japan and Singapore.
Which countries can travel to China without visa? Check the mutual visa exemption list of countries who don’t need a visa to visit China below (in time order) and see the accurate permitted duration of stay.
|No.||Foreign Country||Continent||Permitted Duration of Stay||Date Come into Effect|
|1||San Marino||Europe||90 Days||July, 1985|
|2||Mauritius||Africa||60 Days||January, 2013|
|3||Seychelles||Africa||30 Days||June, 2013|
|4||Bahamas||North America||30 Days||February, 2014|
|5||Fiji||Oceania||30 Days||March, 2015|
|6||Grenada||North America||30 Days||June, 2015|
|7||Ecuador||South America||30 Days||August, 2016|
|8||Tango||Oceania||30 Days||August, 2016|
|9||Serbia||Europe||30 Days||January, 2017|
|10||Barbados||North America||30 Days||June, 2017|
|11||United Arab Emirates||Asia||30 Days||January, 2018|
|12||Bosnia and Herzegovina||Europe||90 Days||May, 2018|
|13||Belarus||Europe||30 Days||August, 2018|
|14||Qatar||Asia||30 Days||December, 2018|
1. The above two-way visa-free agreement is listed for holders of ordinary passport only. You can read and download the updated full List of Agreements on Mutual Visa Exemption Between China and Foreign Countries
2. Mutual Visa Exemption do NOT mean visitors can stay/reside in China for an infinite period. Foreigners must stay within the permitted duration of stay. If you intend to stay beyond the limitation, you’re required to apply for stay permit in local official authority.
China Discovery is a professional and experienced travel companion who offers high-value and worry-free tours for you. To fulfill your dream tour to China, we not only design ideal itinerary covering sightseeing, dining, transfer and hotel, but also will provide you Invitation Letter and useful guide about 72-Hour Visa-free Transit, 144-Hour Visa-free Transit to help you obtain Chinese Visa, even customize a China Visa-free Tour in Beijing, Shanghai, Xian, Chengdu, Hangzhou and more available destinations if you meet relevant visa requirements.
Popular China Visa-free Tours:
If you are interested in China visa-free tour, we could also customize a China Visa-free Tour in Beijing, Shanghai, Xian, Chengdu, Hangzhou and more available destinations if you meet relevant visa requirements.
Top 3 tours chosen by most customers to explore in the best way. Check the detailed itinerary, or tailor your own trip now with us.
Start planning your tailor-made holiday to China by contacting one of our specialists. Once inquired, you’ll get a response within 0.5~23.5 hours.Customize a Trip