The APEC Business Travel Card is used in conjunction with a passport and provides accedited business people streamlined access to participating countries such as the People's Republic of China. Cardholders get:
- express immigration clearance through special APEC lanes on arrival and departure
- no requirement to apply for visas or entry permits
- multiple entry to participating countries for a stay of up to 90 days on each visit
- are nationals of the participating countries
- travel frequently to conduct trade and investment in participating APEC countries, and
- are of good character
One of our exporters reports that 'it is the best thing since sliced bread and is cheaper than visas and you get fast transit through airports.' It's obviously worth looking into.