Beijing 72-hour Visa-free Transit

Beijing 72-hour Visa-free Transit

Most visitors will require a visa to enter China on business or leisure trips. Different documents are needed dependent on which country you are traveling from, and for what purpose. Please see here for detailed information relating to your home country to

Beijing now offers 72-hour visa-free transit for foreign visitors holding third-country visas when they land at Beijing - perfect for a short sightseeing trip while on your way to another part of the world.

Foreign visitors who hold passports issued by the countries on the 72-hour visa-free transit policy list and stay in Beijing for transit for up to 72 hours can apply for a visa-free transit stay in China at the immigration inspection authority at Beijing Capital International Airport. This policy is only applicable for foreign visitors who enter into, stay in and leave from Beijing before traveling onwards to another destination.

For more information, contact our concierge team at +86 10 64653388 ext. 10 or email

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