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The announcement on China’s Unilateral Visa Exemption Policy Trial for Six Countries Including France and Germany.
According to the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China’s official announcement on Nov 24th, 2023,
In a strategic move to foster increased international exchanges and bolster high-quality development and extensive foreign engagement, China has chosen to embark on a trial expansion of its unilateral visa exemption policy. This policy will now encompass ordinary passport holders from six countries: France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, and Malaysia.
This unilateral visa exemption trial policy will be effective from December 1, 2023, to November 30, 2024, this progressive measure enables individuals from the six countries, holding ordinary passports, to benefit from a unilateral visa exemption for below purposes, those engaging in business activities, embarking on tourism adventures, visiting family and friends, or transiting through China for a duration less than 15 days will be eligible to enter the country without China visa.
This significant step aims to streamline and facilitate the entry process for travelers from these countries, fostering smoother business interactions, promoting tourism, and encouraging cultural exchanges. By removing the visa requirement for short-term visits, China endeavors to enhance diplomatic ties, strengthen economic cooperation, and promote a more seamless flow of people between these countries and China.
However, it’s important to note that individuals from the designated countries who do not meet the specified conditions for visa exemption will still be required to obtain a visa prior to their entry into China. This ensures that the overall immigration process remains secure and orderly, striking a balance between openness and the need for proper documentation.
As China continues to position itself as a global hub for trade, tourism, and cultural exchange, these temporary visa exemptions signify a commitment to fostering international collaboration. By welcoming visitors for short stays without the visa requirement, China seeks to create a more inviting environment for individuals from these nations, further contributing to mutual understanding and strengthening the ties between the peoples of China and the countries.
So it automatically makes travel to Tibet easier with the exemption visa, travelers from France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, and Malaysia can book the Tibet tour with Explore Tibet according to their interests, Explore Tibet specialist travel consultant will tailor-made the tour and process the Tibet travel permit application only with the passport copies.