- China will now accept virtual APEC Business Travel Cards for eligible travelers seeking entry into the country
The government of China will accept virtual Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Business Travel Card (ABTC) for ABTC holders with pre-clearance to China beginning 1 May 2023. At the same time, China continues to accept physical ABTCs from all participating APEC economies.
Virtual ABTC holders are encouraged to confirm the status of their pre-clearance to China using the ABTC pre-clearance status tracker.
What are the Changes?
The government of China announced that travelers with valid digital APEC business cards are permitted to enter the country effective 1 May 2023.
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