Instructions on Hainan Visa-free Entry
You are permitted to stay in Hainan for up to 30 days after your visa-free entry. You shall not overstay or travel to other areas of Chinese Mainland without permission during the stay. If you need to extend your stay in Hainan or travel to other areas of Chinese Mainland with valid reasons, you shall apply for a visa to the exit-entry administration authorities of Hainan’s public security organs (specific requirements are attached).
You shall go through accommodation registration formalities. If you stay in hotels in Hainan, you need to provide your passport to the hotel for registration. And if you stay outside of a hotel, you or your host shall register to the public security organ of your place of residence within 24 hours after your entry into Hainan.
Extension of Stay or Travel to other areas of Chinese Mainland
If you need to extend your stay in Hainan or travel to other areas of Chinese Mainland for valid reasons, you shall apply for a stay visa to the exit and entry administration authority of Hainan’s public security organ. Upon examination and approval, the exit-entry administration authority may issue a corresponding stay permit for you. You may continue to stay in Hainan or travel to other areas of Chinese Mainland with the stay visa issued. The supporting materials required for stay visa application are as follows:
Application Reasons and Supporting Materials Required
For activities like exchanges, visits, study tours or other relevant activities, you shall submit supporting materials including a letter of certification issued by the inviting or receiving entity.
For travel, you shall submit supporting materials including a travel itinerary. If you travel with a tour group, you shall also submit a letter of certification from the hosting travel agency for the group tour.
For commercial trade activities, you shall submit supporting materials including a letter of certification issued by the inviting entity.
For visiting Chinese relatives residing in China or foreign relatives holding certificate of permanent residence, you shall submit supporting materials including the letter, the identity certificate and proof of family member relationship provided by the person being visited.
For stay as a high-level foreign talent or an urgently needed specialist required by the State, you shall submit supporting materials including certification materials that meet the conditions and requirements for the introduction of high-level foreign talents or urgently needed specialists as determined by the competent departments of the Chinese government, as well as certification letters issued by the inviting and receiving organizations.
For visiting family members of foreigners staying or residing in China for work, study or other purposes, as well as staying in China for other personal matters, for visiting you shall submit supporting materials including the letter, foreigner's residence permit and proof of family member relationship provided by the person being visited, for other personal matters you shall submit relevant certifying materials for humanitarian reasons.
Authorities to Apply
If you are staying in Haikou, Sanya, Danzhou, Yangpu, Wenchang, Qionghai or Chengmai, you can apply to the exit and entry administration authority of the local public security organ. And if you are staying in other places of Hainan, you can go to the Exit-Entry Service Window at Hainan Government Affairs Service Center for application.
Government Affairs Service Center, Hainan province
Address: Entry-Exit Service Window, 1/F of Government Affairs Service Center, No.3 South Wuzhishan Road, Meilan District, Haikou, Tel: 0898-65312031;
Exit and Entry Administration Division, Haikou Municipal Public Security Bureau , Hainan Province
Address: Municipal Government Affairs Reception Hall (Window 2&3), 1/F of Binhai Park Visitor Center, Longhua District, Haikou, Tel: 0898-66733110;
Exit and Entry Administration Division, Sanya Municipal Public Security Bureau, Hainan Province
Address: Exit-Entry Certificate Issuance Hall, Bldg. No.1 of Chengyue New Energy Automobile Industrial Park, No. 45 Hairun Road, Jiyang District, Sanya, Tel: 0898-88869902;
Exit-Entry Administration Division, Danzhou Municipal Public Security Bureau, Hainan Province
Address: Zone for Public Security Affairs, 1/F of Government Affairs Center, Bldg. D18 of Yixin Garden, Chashan Road, Yingbin Avenue, Nada Town, Danzhou, Tel: 0898-23398933;
Entry-Exit Administration Division, Public Security Bureau of Yangpu Economic Development Zone, Hainan Province
Address: 1/F of Government Affairs Service Center, No. 8 Yantian Road, Yangpu Economic Development Zone, Tel: 0898-28810986;
Exit-Entry Administration Branch, Qionghai Municipal Public Security Bureau, Hainan Province
Address: 1/F of Government Affairs Service Center (Window 4), No.36 Fuhai Road, Qionghai City, Tel: 0898-62896315;
Exit-Entry Administration Branch, Wenchang Municipal Public Security Bureau, Hainan Province
Address: Government Affairs Service center (Window 11), No.123 Wendong Road, Wencheng Town, Wenchang, Tel: 0898-63235606;
Exit-Entry Administration Branch, Public Security Bureau of Chengmai County, Hainan pr海南免签入境人员须知
Instructions on Hainan Visa-free Entry
For More Information
For comprehensive policy of Hainan Free Trade Port, please scan the QR-code followed to visit the official website of Hainan Free Trade Port.
For stay and residence policy, please scan the QR-code followed to visit the official website of National Immigration Administration.
For investment policy, please scan the QR code followed to visit the official website of Hainan International Business Council.
For talent recruitment policy, please scan the QR-code followed to visit the website of Contact Hainan.
For tourism information, please scan the QR-code followed to visit the website of Explore Hainan.