Shanghai

Visa information for Shanghai, China

Do I need a tourist visa to visit China? Is there a startup or entrepreneur visa available for China? Here’s Teleports overview of travel visa requirements for citizens of various countries along with startup and entrepreneur visa options in Shanghai, China.

Visa Check

For visits up to 90 days

Required with citizenship of

Tourist Visa access to China by citizenship

CitizenshipTourist visaComment
AfghanistanAfghanistan
Required
AlbaniaAlbania
Required
AlgeriaAlgeria
Required
AndorraAndorra
Required
AngolaAngola
Required
ArgentinaArgentina
Required
ArmeniaArmenia
Required
Visa not required for holders of normal Armenian passports endorsed For Public Affairs.
AustraliaAustralia
Required
AustriaAustria
Required
AzerbaijanAzerbaijan
Required
Visa not required for 30 days for travelling as part of an accredited tour group.
BahamasBahamas
Not required
BahrainBahrain
Required
BangladeshBangladesh
Required
BarbadosBarbados
Required
BelarusBelarus
Required
BelgiumBelgium
Required
BelizeBelize
Required
BeninBenin
Required
BhutanBhutan
Required
BoliviaBolivia
Required
Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia and Herzegovina
Required
BotswanaBotswana
Required
BrazilBrazil
Required
BruneiBrunei
Not required
15 days
BulgariaBulgaria
Required
Burkina FasoBurkina Faso
Required
BurundiBurundi
Required
CambodiaCambodia
Required
CameroonCameroon
Required
CanadaCanada
Required
72-hours
Cape VerdeCape Verde
Required
Central African RepublicCentral African Republic
Required
ChadChad
Required
ChileChile
Required
ColombiaColombia
Required
Costa RicaCosta Rica
Required
CroatiaCroatia
Required
CubaCuba
Required
CyprusCyprus
Required
Democratic Republic of the CongoDemocratic Republic of the Congo
Required
DenmarkDenmark
Required
DjiboutiDjibouti
Required
Dominican RepublicDominican Republic
Required
Pre-arranged visa on arrival is available
East TimorEast Timor
Required
EcuadorEcuador
Not required
EgyptEgypt
Required
El SalvadorEl Salvador
Required
EritreaEritrea
Required
EstoniaEstonia
Required
EthiopiaEthiopia
Required
FinlandFinland
Required
FranceFrance
Required
GabonGabon
Required
GambiaGambia
Required
GeorgiaGeorgia
Required
GermanyGermany
Required
GhanaGhana
Required
GreeceGreece
Required
GrenadaGrenada
Not required
GuatemalaGuatemala
Required
GuineaGuinea
Required
Guinea-BissauGuinea-Bissau
Required
GuyanaGuyana
Required
HaitiHaiti
Required
HungaryHungary
Required
IcelandIceland
Required
IndiaIndia
Required
IndonesiaIndonesia
Required
Visa on arrival is available for Indonesian passport holders in certain conditions and some ports of entry.
IranIran
Required
IraqIraq
Required
IrelandIreland
Required
IsraelIsrael
Required
ItalyItaly
Required
JamaicaJamaica
Required
JapanJapan
Not required
15 days
JordanJordan
Required
KazakhstanKazakhstan
Required
KenyaKenya
Required
KiribatiKiribati
Required
KosovoKosovo
Required
KuwaitKuwait
Required
KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan
Required
LaosLaos
Required
LatviaLatvia
Required
LebanonLebanon
Required
LiberiaLiberia
Required
LibyaLibya
Required
LiechtensteinLiechtenstein
Required
LithuaniaLithuania
Required
LuxembourgLuxembourg
Required
MacedoniaMacedonia
Required
MadagascarMadagascar
Required
MalawiMalawi
Required
MalaysiaMalaysia
Required
MaldivesMaldives
Required
MaliMali
Required
MaltaMalta
Required
MauritaniaMauritania
Required
MauritiusMauritius
Not required
30 days
MexicoMexico
Required
MoldovaMoldova
Required
Visa not required for 30 days for travelling as part of an accredited tour group.
MonacoMonaco
Required
MongoliaMongolia
Not required
MontenegroMontenegro
Required
MoroccoMorocco
Required
MozambiqueMozambique
Required
MyanmarMyanmar
Required
NamibiaNamibia
Required
NepalNepal
Required
NetherlandsNetherlands
Required
New ZealandNew Zealand
Required
NicaraguaNicaragua
Required
NigerNiger
Required
NigeriaNigeria
Required
North KoreaNorth Korea
Required
NorwayNorway
Required
OmanOman
Required
PakistanPakistan
Required
PanamaPanama
Required
Papua New GuineaPapua New Guinea
Required
ParaguayParaguay
Required
PeruPeru
Required
PhilippinesPhilippines
Required
PolandPoland
Required
PortugalPortugal
Required
Republic of the CongoRepublic of the Congo
Required
RomaniaRomania
Required
RussiaRussia
Required
RwandaRwanda
Required
San MarinoSan Marino
Not required
90 days
Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia
Required
Visa on arrival for Hong Kong and Macao. Visa not required for Diplomatic passport holders for Hong Kong and Macao only.
SenegalSenegal
Required
SerbiaSerbia
Not required
Sierra LeoneSierra Leone
Required
SingaporeSingapore
Not required
15 days
SlovakiaSlovakia
Required
SloveniaSlovenia
Required
SomaliaSomalia
Required
South AfricaSouth Africa
Required
24-Hour Transit Visa obtainable at the airport.
South KoreaSouth Korea
Required
South SudanSouth Sudan
Required
SpainSpain
Required
Sri LankaSri Lanka
Required
30 days VISA on arrival for Official Passport holders
SudanSudan
Required
SurinameSuriname
Required
SwedenSweden
Required
SwitzerlandSwitzerland
Required
SyriaSyria
Required
TajikistanTajikistan
Required
TanzaniaTanzania
Required
ThailandThailand
Required
TogoTogo
Required
TongaTonga
Not required
30 days
Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad and Tobago
Required
TunisiaTunisia
Required
TurkeyTurkey
Required
TuvaluTuvalu
Required
UgandaUganda
Required
UkraineUkraine
Required
United Arab EmiratesUnited Arab Emirates
Required
United KingdomUnited Kingdom
Required
United StatesUnited States
Required
UruguayUruguay
Required
UzbekistanUzbekistan
Required
VenezuelaVenezuela
Required
VietnamVietnam
Required
YemenYemen
Required
ZambiaZambia
Required
ZimbabweZimbabwe
Required