Hainan 30-Day Visa-Free Access
Hainan Visa-Free Countries List - 59 Countries
6 American Countries: the United States, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Chile
2 Oceania Countries: Australia, New Zealand
25 Schengen Agreement Countries: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland
15 Other European Countries: Russia, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Romania, Ukraine, Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Montenegro, Macedonia (FYROM), Albania, Belarus, Monaco
11 Asian Countries: Korea, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Kazakhstan, the Philippines, Indonesia, Brunei, United Arab Emirates, Qatar
Eligible Ports for Hainan 30-Day Visa-Free Access
Airports Contact Information
Haikou Meilan International Airport: 0898-65760114
Sanya Phoenix International Airport: 0898-88289390
Areas Allowed to Stay - The Whole Hainan Province
Foreigners eligible for this 30 days visa exemption entry can travel inside Hainan Province. Going to mainland China from Hainan is not allowed if not having an appropriate visa.
Those wishing to visit mainland China, or extend their stay in Hainan, can ask their travel agency to help them apply for a regular Chinese visa from the Exit and Entry Administration of the local Public Security Bureau.
How to Apply for Hainan 30-Day Free Visa Access
Tickets for Round-trip International Flight or Cruise Ships
Travel Itinerary to Hainan
Registering Yourself with a Local Travel Agency Is a Must
Highlights in Hainan
World-renowned Tourist Attractions
Boao Forum for Asia
By utilizing this 30 days visa-free access, it’s convenient for you to make a trip or take part in the business or official conference in Hainan.
Recommended Guided Tour: 5 Days Haikou & Sanya Tour
The 30-day Hainan landing visa is still issued at available ports in Haikou and Sanya, and it permits holders to exit China from other Chinese cities. You can extend the visa on arrival if wishing to stay longer in China.
Differences between Hainan Visa on Arrival & 30-day Free Visa Access
|Eligible Nationalities||Cost||Travel Agency Involved?|
|Visa on Arrival||Most countries but except US and France||CNY 168 - 956 depending on nationality||No|
|30-day Free Visa Access||59 countries||Free||Yes|
Further Reading: China Visa
You should start a correspondence with China Travel Service (Hong Kong) where you will present them with your intended length of stay, your itinerary and whatever you plan to do at Hainan. After your initial email, you will be requested to book some of their services and you will try to use just those services that you really need like an airport transfer. Please, keep in mind that you will have to take some service because this is the way how they get some income by obtaining you an invitation letter.
After you have agreed on all the details, you will be supplied with the invitation letter and you will be able to use it to arrive at Hainan visa free. Please, have in mind that your flight itinerary to and from Hainan are not allowed to be through mainland China.
In July 2019, China Daily News reported that the Ministry of Public Security's State Immigration Administration changes existing policy. Foreign visitors from 59 countries (Indonesia included) will no longer have to book their trips in advance through travel agencies, and will instead to be able apply for visa-free entry on their own. That's means, I can fly directly to Hainan just have in hand a return tickets, and accomodation bookings? I really need the informations. Thanks a lot.