Nowadays, tourism is a popular way. Hong Kong and Macao have become popular tourist cities. Travel to Hong Kong and Macao requires a Hong Kong and Macao pass and endorsement. So, what are the types of endorsements? How long are these endorsements valid?
There are six types of endorsements for mainland residents to and from Hong Kong and Macao, namely group tourism L, individual tourism g, visiting T, business s, other Q and staying D. So, how long are these endorsements valid?
1. Team tour
They must come in and out with the group. The validity period can be three months or one year. The number of times can be one or two. Generally, they can stay for up to 7 days at a time, but they also have longer signatures.
2. Personal tourism G
The validity period can be three months or one year, and the number of times can be one or two. Generally, the maximum stay time is 7 days, but there are also longer signatures. So far, according to the Hong Kong Immigration Department, 49 cities have been opened for 'free travel' personal travel and can apply for direct access to Hong Kong for endorsement, including 21 prefecture level cities in Guangdong Province and 28 prefecture level cities / municipalities directly under the central government in other provinces.
3, visiting relatives T
It is divided into three months and valid for 14 days at a time, or three months and valid for more than 90 days from the date of first entry.
4, business S
It can be divided into three months, three months and one year. Each stay shall not exceed 7 days.
5, other Q
Once or twice in three months, once or twice a year, and each stay shall not exceed 14 days.
6, stay D
It is valid for many times, and the period of validity for exit shall be issued according to the period approved by the relevant departments of Hong Kong or Macao.
What should I do if the endorsement is overdue?
It's OK to reapply for a new endorsement when the endorsement is overdue. 20 yuan for each endorsement. Pass expired and renewed.
I can handle it with my ID card and valid "pass to Hong Kong and Macao", or I can handle it on my behalf, and the agent needs to carry my ID card. (different cities may have special regulations on the addition of visa, please consult the exit and Entry Administration of the place where the household registration is located)
[time limit] within 1 working day.
[expense] one transaction endorsement, 20 yuan each; two transaction endorsement, 40 yuan each
[special attention] if the validity period of the pass for Hong Kong and Macao is less than 6 months (3 months in some cities) or there is not enough blank endorsement page, the new pass for Hong Kong and Macao shall be handled according to the first application procedure, and the endorsement shall be applied at the same time. Validity period of endorsement: there are six types of endorsements for mainland residents to and from Hong Kong and Macao, i.e. visiting relatives (T), business (s), group tourism (L), personal tourism (g), other (q) and staying (d) are issued according to the application reasons. The validity period of Hong Kong g-signature and l-signature are: three months once, three months twice, one year once and two times a year.
Macao has only three months to sign and only one application every year. The endorsement stipulates that each stay in Hong Kong or Macao shall not exceed 7 days, one in one out.
Explanation of validity period of endorsement: Taking once a year as an example, it doesn't mean that only one time can go in a year, but that the validity period of the endorsement is one year. After returning to Hong Kong and Macao within one year, you can apply for endorsement again. There is no limit on the number of applications. If it does not go within one year, the endorsement is invalid and can be applied again.