In order to facilitate the business visitors in the Asia Pacific region, the China side has made a decision to accept and permit the virtual APEC business travel card holders to enter to China, with effect from 1 May 2023.
Virtual APEC business travel card holders are still required to apply for Chinese visas during the transition period before the change becomes effective on 1 May 2023, the China side will promptly facilitate visa processing, and please contact us for further information.
Enquiry phone number: 04 473 3514
Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in New Zealand
17 February 2023