Application for Visa and Entry Permit at Xiamen's Ports
Other Amenities for Entry & Exit Control
 Management of Foreign Citizens, Hong Kong, Macao and     Taiwan Residents after Entering China
 1.Application for Visa and Entry Permit at Xiamen's Ports
Taiwan Residents
Taiwan residents arriving at Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport without the Laissez-Passers for Taiwan Residents may apply for the Laissez-Passers for Taiwan Residents valid for one entry and exit with a validity of 3 months. Those who hold the Laissez-Passers for Taiwan Residents with a validity of over 6 months can apply for one-time entry visa with a validity of 3 months. Valid Taiwan ID Certificate and Entry & Exit documents should be submitted upon application.
Taiwan residents entering Xiamen by ship via Jinmen without the Laissez-Passers for Taiwan Residents may apply for the Laissez-Passers for Taiwan Residents valid for one entry and exit with a validity of 3 months. Valid Taiwan ID Certificate and Jinma Laissez-Passers should be submitted upon application. Those who hold the Laissez-Passers for Taiwan Residents with a validity of over 6 months can apply for one-time entry visa with a validity of 3 months. Valid Taiwan ID Certificate and Entry & Exit documents should be submitted upon application.
Hong Kong and Macao Residents
Residents from Hong Kong and Macao without the Home Return Permits or the Laissez-Passers for Hong Kong and Macao Residents intending to visit relatives or carry out business activities in Chinese mainland for a short period may apply for the Laissez-Passers of the People's Republic of China with a validity of 3 months. Valid Hong Kong or Macao ID Certificate should be submitted upon application.
Overseas Chinese
Overseas Chinese shall enter China with the Passport of the People's Republic of China or the Travel Permit of the People's Republic of China. If their documents exceed the validity and they are unable to apply for extension outside China, they may apply for the Laissez-Passers of the People's Republic of China with the above-mentioned documents. Valid ID certificates and re-entry documents issued by their residence countries should be submitted upon application.
Foreigners
Foreigners failing to apply for a visa with the Chinese visa granting offices abroad due to urgent matters may apply for visa related to the matter for entry with their common passports issued by countries that have diplomatic or official trading relationship with China or with other travel documents. When applying for a visiting visa ("F" visa), the foreigner should submit a letter of invitation from an authorized Chinese organization, government above the township level, or any companies or enterprises, or an invitation of a trading fair. Foreign tourists traveling to Xiamen may apply for SEZ Tourist Visa valid for a stay of 5 days in Xiamen.