Immigration in China

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Passport and Visa Requirements

Passport and Visa Service
Visit the official site of the Government of China for conditions of entering the country and for obtaining a Visa.
For Further Information
Visit the Government of China website to find out the addresses of Consulates or Embassies of the People's Republic of China abroad.
For visa requirements and health advices based on your personal details and itinerary, check IATA Travel Website.

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Taxes and Restrictions On Persons When Going Through Customs

Taxation On Persons
400 cigarettes (600 cigarettes for stays longer than 6 months).
Two bottles (not exceeding 750 ml each) of alcoholic drinks (4 bottles for stays longer than 6 months).
A reasonable quantity of perfume for personal use.
Foreign Currency
Not exceeding 1000 USD (5000 USD for non-residents).
Obligatory Declaration of Foreign Currency
From 10,000 EUR.
Local Currency
Limited to 20,000 CNY.
Obligatory Declaration of Local Currency
How to Refund Consumption Tax
Other Requirements
Weapons, ammunition, pornographic material (some photographs from standard western magazines can fall in this category), radio transmitters/receivers, exposed but undeveloped film rolls, fruits, some vegetables, political and religious brochures (a certain number of religious documents for personal use is tolerated) are prohibited.

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