144 hours visa-free police offered to the people who is holding the joint ticket with fixed time and seat to the third counties and valid international traveling documentation from the 51 countries from 30th January in the airports in Shanghai, Nanjing and Hangzhou. The passing foreign people can choose to enter or leave from any ports of the sea, land and air in Shanghai, and airports in Nanjing and Hangzhou, they can stay in Shanghai, Jiangsu and Zhejiang province for 144 hours without a visa.
1. Which ports are available to the 144 hours visa-free police?
In Shanghai: Shanghai Pudong International Airport, Hongqiao International Airport, Shanghai Railway Station, Shanghai Port International Passenger Transportation Center, Wusong Kou International cruise port.
In Jiangsu Province: Nanjing Lukou International Airport.
In Zhejiang Province: Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport.
2. From which countries can people enjoy the 144 hours visa-free police?
The Schengen Agreement countries in Europe, a total of 24 : Austria, Belgium, the Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland.
The rest of Europe, a total of 13: Russia, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Romania, Ukraine, Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Albania, Macedonia.
Americas, a total of six: the United States, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina and Chile.
The Oceania countries, a total of 2: Australia, New Zealand.
The Asian countries, a total of six: South Korea, Japan, Singapore, Brunei, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar.
3. How about the process to apply for the papers of the 144 hours visa-free?
The qualified foreign people need to show the valid travel documents and the joint tickets with fixed time and seat to the third countries in 144 hours to the operators on duty of the transport, when they are going through the formalities abroad in order to go to the ports in the second item above. Then the person in charge of the transport should declare to the immigration station before the applicants arrive. The immigration station will handle formalities after the examination.
4. Where should the applicants handle the formalities who arrive in Shanghai ports?
There are special inspection passages in the entry and exit border inspection area, the qualified foreign passengers can go to the specified channel to handle the formalities.
5. Which are the necessary papers to handle the formalities for the 144 hours visa-free process?
Valid entry-exit document, joint ticket, entry-exit information form filled in advance and the inspection given by the border police.
6. How to calculate time of 144 hours?
Not more than 144 hours from zero ’o clock of the second day after the entry.
7. Is there any fees?