17-Jun-2011 11:58 AM

China to cut visa fees for Taiwan tourists by 50%

China’s Taiwan Affairs Office Spokesperson Yang Yi stated China will reduce the visa application fees for Taiwanese residents travelling to the mainland by up to 50%, effective 01-Jul-2011 (Xinhua, 16-Jun-2011). Visa applications for three months will be reduced from CNY100 (USD15.50) to CNY50 while visa application for long-term stays of up to five years will be adjusted to a standard CNY100.