Registration for Canton Fair --- Get your Buyer Card via Online Pre-application
Gentle Reminder for Overseas Buyers
Getting your Buyer Card via Online Pre-application is your option.
The Buyer card is the only official admission to Canton Fair.
If you have got a Buyer card, please pay attention to the following information: The Badge is valid for multiple sessions of the Fair, which ensures your entrance to the Fair directly and saves your time with an easy access. If you forgot to bring or lose it, re-application will cost you 200 RMB/card as service fee. The previous badge will be invalid right after re-application, please ensure the badge you wear is the newest.
1.How to Register
The registration peak hour usually occurs at 9:30am to 12:00am on April 15, April 23, May 1 (Spring session) and October 15, October 23, November 1 (Autumn session). To save your time queuing up at the fairground, three ways to register are recommended: :
★Please pre-apply for the Buyer Card via Buyer E-Service Tool (BEST) on Canton Fair’s official website, before getting your card at the Overseas Buyers' Registration Offices (This is the BEST choice to get your First Free Badge)
★Please get your Entry Card at appointed hotels in Guangzhou and nearby area.
★Please get your Entry Card at Canton Fair Hong Kong Representative Office
2. When and Where to Register
Canton Fair is held two sessions a year; one is in Spring, the other in Autumn. And every session is separated into 3 phases.
(1) Four Overseas Buyers' Registration Offices set up in China Import and Export Fair Complex(map):
Apr./Oct. 15-18, 8:30-18:00
Apr. /Oct.19, 8:30-16:00
Apr./Oct. 23-26, 8:30-18:00
Apr. /Oct.27, 8:30-16:00
In Spring: May 1-4, 8:30-18:00，May 5, 8:30-14:00
In Autumn: Oct. 31-Nov.3, 8:30-18:00， Nov. 4, 8:30-14:00
(2) Overseas Buyers' Registration Office in appointed hotels
|Overseas Buyer’s Registration Offices in Appointed Hotels of the 117th Session|
|5||4||a. Registration Office in China Import and Export Fair Complexb. Canton Fair Hong Kong Representative Office ORc. the appointed hotels||The first Buyer Card is free of charge.|
|Buyers from Foreign Countries, H.K.SAR, Macau SAR or Taiwan Province||a. Originals of Valid Personal Overseas Documents（please see notes for more details）；b. A Most Recent Passport Photo; c.Business Card||Service Fee：1. Buyers with invitation: the first BuyerCard is free;2.New Buyers without invitation:100RMB/Person;3.Re-application:200RMB/Person.|
|Chinese Living and Working Abroad||a. Originals of Valid Personal Overseas Documents（please see notes for more details）；b. A Most Recent Passport Photo; c.Business Card||Service Fee:1. Buyers with invitation: the first BuyerCard is free;2.New Buyers without invitation:100RMB/Person;3.Re-application:200RMB/Person.Buyer Badge of personnel working abroad with employment visa valid for more than 1 year needs to be activated every six sessions /three years by presenting personal ID documents.|
1. Valid personal overseas documents include: Overseas passport, H.K./ Macao Home-return Permit, Taiwan Compatriot Travel Certificate, Permanent Resident Permit of Foreign Countries or a Chinese passport with overseas employment visa valid for over one year.2. The size of the passport photo is 5cm X 4cm.