- Ⅰ Applicable conditions
1.Nationals from 51 countries including:
37 European countries: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Russia, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Romania, Ukraine, Serbia, Croatia, bosnia and herzegovina, Montenegro, Albania, Macedonia;
6 Americas: United States, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Chile;
2 Oceania countries: Australia, New Zealand;
6 Asian countries: South Korea, Japan, Singapore, Brunei, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar.
2.Citizens belongs to the above countries, shall also meet the following conditions: holds valid international travel documents; holds the visa of the third country(region);onward ticket to the third country(region) from Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport in a specified time within 72 hours; in the visa-free entry period, the activity scope is limited to Guangdong Province.
- Ⅱ Application method
1.At original departure check-in desk, be sure to tell the check-in staff you want to apply for 72-hour visa-free transit in Guangzhou. The check-in staff may need you to fulfill some detail information and help you to send application information to China immigration prior to your arrival in Guangzhou.
2.You can also inquiry any detail information about 72-hour visa-free transit from China Southern Airline staff at your original station.
- Ⅲ Arriving in Guangzhou
1.If you have already applied at the departing airport check-in counter for 72 hours transit visa-free，when your flight arrived in Guangzhou, please follow the guide to the arrival hall and take the completed 《Embarkation/Disembarkation Card》to frontier inspection No.19 and No.20 to go through the procedures, during the transaction, please show your valid international travel documents, the visa of the third country (region), the specified time within 72 hours and onwarding ticket.
2.If you want to apply for 72 hours transit visa-free temporarily, please go to the China Southern Airlines’ transit counter, the counter worker will help you to go through the procedure.
3.After the Immigration inspection, you must claim your baggage and clear the customs by yourself. If you need to deposit your baggage at the airport, you may find the baggage depository facility near E2 Exit.
4.In case of other circumstances, such as when your documents or material do not comply with the requirements of for 72-hour t visa-free transit, or your flight delay, cancellation, etc., you may proceed to our transfer counter for help, or contact our transfer service 24-hour hotline of Guangzhou : 004008.
- Ⅳ Departing from Guangzhou
On the day of departure, issues on your confirmed onward airline ticket, you’d better arrive at the Baiyun airport at least two hours before flight take-off. You may Entre the international departure hall from Gate No.7or 8, and then proceed to correspondent airline check-in counter (China southern Airlines have assigned No. F13-14 for 72-hours visa-free passengers) for your check-in procedures, then pass through customs, security and immigration check by yourself, and find your corresponding gate of your flight.Questions & Answers 72-hour Transit Visa Exemption Policy>