May 12, 2023
Exit, entry policies optimized
China will fully restore fast-lane entry and exit services at all ports starting on Monday, facilitating the cross-border travel of Chinese citizens and foreign nationals.
March 15, 2023
China to resume issuing all types of foreign visas
China's visa offices abroad will resume issuing all types of visas to foreigners on Wednesday to facilitate cross-border travels.
February 6, 2023
Mainland to drop the quota limits on personnel exchanges with Hong Kong and Macao
The mainland will no longer cap the number of passengers arriving from the Hong Kong and Macao special administrative regions via land ports in Guangdong province, starting from February 6, a circular said.
January 11, 2023
China suspends short-term visa issuances to South Koreans
The Chinese Embassy in South Korea issued a notice on January 10 suspending the issuance of short-term visas to South Korean citizens visiting China for business, tourism, medical treatment, transit or general private affairs.
January 9, 2023
Mainland-Hong Kong gradually reopen borders
The border between the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong will gradually reopen from Sunday with a maximum of 60,000 people in Hong Kong able to enter the mainland everyday through land, sea and air ports, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region(HKSAR) government announced on Thursday.
December 21, 2022
SAR's drivers get greenlight to enter Guangdong
Guangdong province will allow private vehicles from the neighboring Macao Special Administrative Region to drive across the border starting in January, a senior traffic official said on Tuesday.
November 14, 2022
New COVID-19 measures released
China will reduce the COVID-19 quarantine period for incoming travelers and close contacts from 10 days to eight, cancel circuit breakers for inbound flights and no longer trace secondary close contacts of confirmed cases.
September 20, 2022
Guangdong eases COVID requirement on Macao border
Guangdong province has relaxed its COVID-19 prevention and control requirement for travelers coming from bordering Macao Special Administrative Region starting 6 am on Monday.
August 30, 2022
Nation relaxes its rules for cross-border travelers
China's Customs authority said on Thursday that cross-border travelers will soon no longer need to report their COVID-19 nucleic acid test results, previous infection history and vaccination dates when going through Customs.
February 15, 2022
Guide for foreigners in Guangzhou: permanent residence
Permanent residence is a kind of foreigner's residence qualification.
December 6, 2021
'Hong Kong Health Code' system to be open for registration from Dec 10
The "Hong Kong Health Code" system will be open for registration from 9:00 a.m. local time on Dec. 10, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government said on Dec 2.