Shenzhen is becoming increasingly popular as a travel destination, and entry and travel regulations are relaxing, though they keep on changing.
Citizens of Singapore, Brunei and Japan holding ordinary passports may enter China without a visa through the ports of entry open to foreigners provided that they come to China for tourism, family visit, business or transit, and intend to stay in China for no more than 15 days.
Citizens of Seychelles, Mauritius, Bahamas, San Marino, Fiji, Grenada, Serbia, Ecuador, Tonga holding valid passports shall be exempted from visa requirement for entry into, exit from or transit through China with duration of stay no more than 30 days.
Apply Chinese Visa [Recommended]
All international travellers except above mentioned countries require the Chinese Visa. Standard 30-day, single-entry visas can be issued in three to five working days from most Chinese embassies and must be used within three months of the date of issue. Longer visas are often more difficult to obtain.
Detailed instruction please refer the link:
CHINESE VISA APPLICATION SERVICE CENTER
Shenzhen Port Visa on Arrival
It is a visa on arrival valid only at the Hong Kong and Shenzhen border which is convenient for people who don’t need a visa to Hong Kong (
Q1. Who Is Eligible For a Shenzhen Visa?
Australian, Canadian, Irish, New Zealand, UK, most EU passport holders are eligible for the Shenzhen visa.
Indonesia and the Philippines passport holders have to show passports with visas previously issued by the Chinese government.
US passport holders are not eligible for the Shenzhen visa. Other countries not eligible are passport holders of Afghanistan, Algeria, Bahrain, Cameroon, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Israel, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Syria, Sudan, Turkey, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
Q2. Where can I get the visa?
Currently ONLY Luohu Port: 9:00 am to 22:30 pm
Q3. What are the requirements for obtaining the visa?
A valid passport with at least two free pages and 6 months’ remaining validity;
The immigration form obtained upon entering Hong Kong.
The immigration form to enter China: You can get this form and fill it out at the Lo Wu border crossing.
About 200HKD (25 EURO): you can pay by card
Q4. What’s the Restriction?
It’s once-entry visa
It only allows you to stay in Shenzhen Special Economic Zone, including Shenzhen City, Shekou and most of the factories in the surrounding countryside.
It allows you stay for most 5 days