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Q: Visa run to Kinmen, Fujian province, Republic of China

Hi,

I'd like to know whether anybody has some feedbacks about doing a visa run from Xiamen to Kinmen (also known as Quemoy or Jinmen), Fujian province of the Republic of China (aka Taiwan).

For those who don't know the place, I invite them to read these Wikipedia articles:
- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kinmen
- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fujian_Province,_Republic_of_China

The Republic of China is composed of 2 provinces: Taiwan and Fujian. The Fujian province of the ROC is tiny and only composed of 2 counties, basically a bunch of tiny islands: Kinmen County and Lienchiang County.
What's special about those islands is that there are very close to the PRC and far from the ROC. In the case of Kinmen, this island is very close to Xiamen and you can go there by ferry.
And yes, the PRC and ROC have both a province called Fujian.

Therefore, after doing some researches, it seems that you can do a visa run from Xiamen by going to this island.
Here's what I'm talking about: http://www.whatsonxiamen.com/travel-msg-1255.html.

I'd like to know whether some of you could share your experience of such a journey. Besides, do you know whether as of January 2013, it is still possible to do such a visa run? Will you indeed leave China (PRC) and go back by going through the customs?

I precise that I don't need to apply for a new visa, I still have a valid multiple entry L visa, therefore I just need to leave the country and come back.

Thanks in advance for your help.

8 years 28 weeks ago in  Visa & Legalities - Xiamen

 
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This is a really interesting little piece of news.  It could avoid a Hong Kong run or a Macau run and Xiamen is a great medium-sized city.  I think that I will write the travel agent as I want to know if it would be possible to spend the night on that little island.  Thanks!

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