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Asked by henry from Australia | Aug. 21, 2016 21:13
About:China Consulate in Melbourne

do we need a visa for china for less than 48hrs in Shanghai

flying to Beijing from Melbourne , then immediately to Shanghai.
3 days in Shanghai, then we board a ship to Japan.

Do we need an entry permit under the transit rules
Thanks

Henry Zandberg

Answers (1)
Answered by Ross from USA | Aug. 22, 2016 03:49
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Henry, since you will transit in two Chinese cities, you can't enjoy the 72 or 144 hour free transit policy, so the entry permit is required.
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