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China VISA REQUIREMENTS FOR Russian CITIZENS IN 2021

Last Updated March 22, 2020 SOURCES

Citizens of Russia must get a visa to visit China as tourist.

Key Things to Know

Visa Exemptions

Passengers with an APEC Business Travel Card valid for travel to "CHN" for a maximum stay of 60 days. The card is valid for the countries listed on the back of the card.

Nationals of Russian Fed. traveling as a tourist as part of a tour group accompanied by a representative of a tour operator accredited in both China (People's Rep.) and Russian Fed. for a maximum stay of 30 days.

Nationals of Russian Fed. with a normal passport arriving at Sanya (SYX) for a maximum stay of 30 days. They must stay in Hainan Province during their stay. They must have:- a stamped name list or an invitation letter from a tourist agent registered in Hainan province and approved by the National Tourism Administration of China; or- a confirmed hotel reservation and a return/onward ticket and present them at the travel agent counter in the arrival hall prior to immigration.

Nationals of Russian Fed. with a normal passport arriving at Haikou (HAK) for a maximum stay of 30 days. They must have a stamped name list or an invitation letter from a tourist agent registered in Hainan province and approved by the National Tourism Administration of China.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do Russian passport holders need a visa to visit China?

Citizens of Russia must get a Visa to visit China as tourist.