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Exit-entry Administration for Foreigners
Shenzhen issues visas to foreigners to allow temporary visits, and green cards for permanent stays. Information regarding exit-entry issues concerning foreigners can be obtained through:
1. Website of the exit-entry administration division under the Shenzhen
Municipal Public Security Bureau: www.sz3e.com/.
2. Inquiry hotlines: 84465490, 96897
3. A visit to the exit-entry administration office: Hall 2, exit-entry administration office, 4016 Jiefang Road, Luohu District, a five-minute walk from Grand Theater Metro Station
Hours: 9 a.m.-noon; 2 p.m.-6 p.m.

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Foreign Affairs Office of the Shenzhen Municipal People's Government
Add: 2/F, Zone C, Civic Center, Fuzhong Road 3, Futian District, Shenzhen
Tel: (86-755) 82107160
Fax: (86-755) 82002512
Post code: 518035
Email: gongkai@szfao.gov.cn
Website: www.szfao.gov.cn/

Government Website

Shenzhen Government Online: www.sz.gov.cn/
English web portal: www.eyeshenzhen.com

Transport Service

Shenzhen Bus Group: 83161116
On-call taxi service: 96511, 83906888
Shenzhen Metro: 88960600

Ticket Service

E-ticket center of Shenzhen Railway Station: 95105105
Shenzhen Airlines: 95080
China Southern Airlines: 95539
Shekou Ferry Terminal, Hong Kong and Macao lines: 26691213
Shekou Ferry Terminal, domestic lines: 26695600
Long-distance buses (Luohu, Futian, Nanshan, Yantian, Donghu, Airport, Huanggang, Shenzhen North Railway): 95000
Long-distance bus website: www.sz95000.com/
Yinhu Bus Station: 96511

Useful Numbers

Police: 110
SMS message to police: 0755110
Medical emergency: 120
Traffic accidents: 122
Directory inquiries: 114
The Shenzhen Municipal People's Government hotline: 12345
Consumers' complaint hotline: 12315
Port Administration Office: 83394325
Shenzhen Airport: 23456789


OCT EAST Covering 9 square kilometers, OCT East was built by Overseas Chinese Town Group with an investment of 3.5 billion yuan. It was named a national ecological tourism zone by the National Tourism Administration and Ministry of Environmental Protection. There are two theme parks, two golf courses, three towns, four hotels and a temple.

WINDOW OF THE WORLD Window of the World is a must-see attraction that displays the essence of thousand-year-old human civilizations and worldwide cultures.

HAPPY VALLEY Happy Valley is one of the best theme parks in China and a modern, entertaining attraction for all ages.

SHENZHEN SAFARI PARK Shenzhen Safari Park is China's first zoo that lets animals live in natural habitats. There are nearly 10,000 wild animals of more than 300 species, most of which are rare and protected species, including eight tigons and ligers.

XIAOMEISHA SEA WORLD Covering 100,000 square meters, Xiaomeisha Sea World is located on the city's eastern coast. It features undersea performances and maritime culture.

OCT BAY Located among OCT's theme parks and along Nanshan's Binhai Boulevard, OCT Bay is a newly built cluster for business and leisure. It gathers shops, restaurants, leisure centers, hotels, offices and apartments, creating a new getaway for citizens to enjoy the city life while appreciating natural views.

MANGROVE NATURE RESERVE Located on Shenzhen Bay, Mangrove Nature Reserve is the smallest national-level nature reserve in the country. It's been labeled an internationally protected place by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.

MISSION HILLS GOLF CLUB Mission Hills Golf Club is the only Asian club recognized by both the PGA and TPC. Covering 20 square kilometers in Shenzhen and Dongguan, Mission Hills Golf Club is China's largest and most well-equipped golf resort.

SHENZHEN MUSEUM Shenzhen Museum is a multifunctional museum featuring ancient collections, research, education and archaeology. It displays historic relics, crafts and folk products of south Guangdong.

GREEN PORCELAIN MUSEUM As China's biggest privately owned green porcelain museum, it is located in Luohu District and houses more than 2,000 pieces from the Shang to Qing Dynasty, fully presenting ancient China's porcelain history.

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