Visa information for Galaxy Forum Hainan

*Please check with your country / state to obtain up-to-date, accurate Visa requirements*

 

As of 1 May 2018 tourists from 59 countries will be able to enter and stay in the Chinese province of Hainan without a visa for 30 days on condition that they book their tour through registered travel agencies according to Xinhua News Agency.

Here are the 59 countries given visa-free access to Hainan, as reported by Bloomberg:

Albania
Argentina
Australia
Austria
Belarus

Belgium
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Brazil
Brunei
Bulgaria

Canada
Chile
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic

Denmark
Estonia
Finland
France
Germany

Greece
Hungary
Iceland
Indonesia
Ireland

Italy
Japan
Kazakhstan
Latvia
Lithuania

Luxembourg
Macedonia
Malaysia
Malta
Mexico

Monaco
Montenegro
Netherlands
New Zealand
Norway

Philippines
Poland
Portugal
Qatar
Romania

Russia
Serbia
Singapore
Slovakia
Slovenia

South Korea
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Thailand

United Arab Emirates
Ukraine
United Kingdom
United States


Visa Information from Hainan Major Airports:

Before you travel please call the Hainan Exit-Entry Inspection and Quarantine Bureau to ask about Visa eligibility for your nationality. You may inquire whether you are eligible for a ‘Visa on Arrival’:

  • Haikou Meilan Airport Visa Office Number: +86-898-65751994
  • Sanya Phoenix Airport Visa Office Number: +86-898-88289566

Visa on Arrival Information:

1.  After arriving at the airport, go to the visa section to apply for the visa. (24-hour service)

2. What you need to prepare: your valid passport, one 2-inch color photo without hat or sunglasses (on-site photography service available), visa on arrival fee (cash only, Chinese yuan). You may also be asked to provide photocopies of entry and exit air tickets, and hotel bookings.

3. After receiving your visa, you can travel to any part of mainland China and stay for up to 30 days.

Citizens of the following countries can obtain a visa on arrival at a cost of about US$60 (paid for in cash, Chinese yuan) for a maximum stay of 15 days from Haikou Meilan International Airport or 30 days from Sanya Phoenix International Airport. Passengers arriving at Sanya must hold an invitation letter from a tourist agency or a local corporation, organizer or sponsor, plus a return ticket and hotel reservations. Usually takes 15-30 minutes to process when you arrive in Hainan.


Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the United States of America:

China Embassy Information


International Air Transport Association (IATA) provides a comprehensive questionnaire to help determine visa, passport and health regulations for your travel:

IATA Information