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Liberia: China Drops Visa Fees as US Restricts Visa

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The Embassy of the People’s Republic of China near Monrovia has announced 25% cut in visa application fees for Liberians and foreign residents as US barred several senior government officials from stepping foot on American soil for alleged corruption.

Chinese government official said the measure would facilitate the people-to-people exchanges between China and other countries.

Chinese Embassy Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Wang Wenbin told reporters  following the country’s management of the COVID-19 pandemic with measures against Class-B infectious diseases, the Chinese Government has improved visa and entry policies for foreign nationals to facilitate cross-border travel.

“After switching to walk-in visa application services, the Chinese Embassy in Liberia will reduce visa fees starting from December 11, 202 to December 31, 2024,” he said.

” Liberian Citizen and Foreigners in Liberia, Single Entry for Liberian citizens, USD 68, while foreigners US$30. Double Entries, Liberian citizens, US$101 and US$45 foreigners in Liberia.  For Multiple Entries for 6 Months, Liberian citizens US$135 and foreigners US$60. Multiple Entries for 12 Months, Liberian citizens US$ 203 while foreigner in Liberia is US$90,” he disclosed.”

Visa fees for some foreigners in Liberia is however subject to the principle of reciprocity, he said.


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