144-hour visa-free transit policy officially implemented in Ningbo

2019-12-03 10:44:28 source: Zhejiang News


After filling out a temporary entry card, submitting a passport, and interline tickets for inspection, an Australian passenger with the assistance of the Ningbo Airport Exit & Entry Border Inspection Station police, successfully completed the visa-free transit procedures in less than 5 minutes at the 144-hour Visa-free Transit Window at the arrival hall of the Ningbo Lishe International Airport. 


This traveler-friendly service is the result of the 144-hour visa-free transit policy of Jiangsu, Zhejiang, and Shanghai, which was officially implemented in Ningbo on December 1. On December 1 this year, the 144-hour visa-free transit policy was officially implemented at Ningbo Airport, and Ningbo became the fourth city following Shanghai, Nanjing, and Hangzhou in the Yangtze River Delta region to implement the policy.


The 144-hour visa-free transit policy of Jiangsu, Zhejiang, and Shanghai is a policy formed for the convenience of foreigners transiting in the region, and also part of the integration of relevant policies of Jiangsu, Zhejiang, and Shanghai.

More specifically, foreigners from 53 countries can stay 144 hours without a visa in administrative areas of Shanghai, Zhejiang Province, and Jiangsu Province. The foreign traveler must hold valid international travel documents, and have a valid connected flight ticket within 144 hours (with a confirmed departure date and seat to a third country or region) can enter or exit from Ningbo Lishe International Airport, Shanghai Pudong International Airport, Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport, Shanghai International Passenger Transportation Center, Wusongkou International Cruise Terminal, Shanghai Railway Port, Nanjing Lukou Airport or Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport.

Ningbo Airport Exit & Entry Border Inspection Station police kindly remind passengers applying for 144-hour visa-free program to hold an international travel document that is valid for more than 3 months; have a connected passenger ticket valid within 144 hours with a confirmed date; seat to a third country or region, and to complete the temporary entry card forms for foreigners.

(Executive Editor: Ye Ke)

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