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Key Points

  • China introduced new conditions for holders of ten-year multi-entry visas, including extension options


The Chinese government will provide visa extensions to foreign nationals holding valid multi-entry ten-year visas. As a result, foreign nationals holding ten-year visas will be permitted to apply for a three-year extension to their current visa without facing additional fees. Foreign nationals holding expiring ten-year visas will be allowed to apply for a new ten-year visa at the point of expiration.

What are the Changes?

The government of China introduced new conditions for holders and ten-year multi-entry visas. According to the government announcement, these measures will assist foreign nationals who held a ten-year visa throughout the COVID-19 pandemic but could not enter the country due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Looking Ahead

Continue to check the government of China’s website for the latest updates and information.

Written by: Jessie Butchley, Global Immigration Writer, Envoy Global
Source: Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the United States of America

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