Chinese Foreign Ministry announced
China to implement unilateral visa-free policy for France, Germany, and 6 other countries
According to the Xinhua News Agency in Beijing on November 24th, the Chinese Foreign Ministry announced on November 24th that in order to further promote the exchange of people between China and other countries, and to serve the high-quality development and high-level opening-up to the outside world, China has decided to expand the scope of unilateral visa-free countries.
This policy will apply to holders of ordinary passports from France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, and Malaysia.During the period from December 1st, 2023, to November 30th, 2024, holders of ordinary passports from the above-mentioned countries can enter China for business, tourism, visiting relatives, and transit for up to 15 days without a visa. Those who do not meet the visa-free conditions still need to obtain a visa to enter China before arrival.