The Chinese government announced it will resume its policy of allowing citizens of Singapore and Brunei 15 days of visa-free travel for business, tourism, family visit or transit purposes.

Key Points:

  • Beginning July 26, Singaporean and Bruneian citizens may once again enter China on the 15-day visa-free travel policy.
  • Visas already issued to Singaporean and Bruneian citizens retain their validity.
  • Previously submitted visa applications will be processed normally.

Additional Information: Singapore’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said the policy reinstatement “will facilitate people and business flows between our countries and pave the way for deeper bilateral cooperation.” The measure also puts Singapore in the position of having “the world’s most powerful passport” with 192 visa-free destinations, according to Bloomberg.

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