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45 countries listed for 72-hour visa-free stay in Beijing

Updated: 2012-12-06 15:11
( Xinhua)

BEIJING - Beijing will start a 72-hour visa-free stay policy for citizens of 45 countries from January 1, 2013, municipal authorities said Wednesday.

Tourists holding third country visas and plane tickets can apply for a transit without visa (TWOV) in the capital city at Beijing Capital International Airport.

The following are these countries listed in accordance with the numbers of inbound overnight visitors in Beijing from 2009 to 2011:

Austria   the Republic of Malta   Ukraine 
Belgium  the Netherlands  the United States of America 
the Czeck Republic  Poland  Canada
Denmark  Portugal  Brazil  
Estonia  the Republic of Slovakia Mexico 
Finland  the Republic of Slovenia   Argentina 


Spain  Chile
Germany  Sweden   Australia 
Greece  Swiss New Zealand
Hungary   Russia  the Republic of Korea 
Iceland  the United Kingdom of Britain  Japan 
 Italy the Republic of Ireland  Singapore  
Latvia Cyprus   Brunei
the Republic of Lithuania   Bulgaria  the United Arab Emirates  
Luxembourg Romania  Qatar

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