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Summary Information about ABTC lanes arrangements at airports, length of stay granted to APEC Cardholders and average foreign pre-clearance processing time.

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ABTC lane arrangements in major international airports

Length of stay granted to foreign ABTC holders

Average ABTC application
   pre-clearance processing time at March 2007 (working days)

Australia

APEC lanes are signposted, located at the far left of immigration concourses, and are shared with aircrew. They are available in both the arrival and departure halls of the following major airports:

  • Adelaide

  • Brisbane
  • Cairns
  • Darwin
  • Sydney
  • Melbourne
  • Perth

90 days

Foreign applicants: 21 days

Brunei Darussalam

Special APEC lanes are provided at:

  • Brunei International Airport

90 days

Foreign applicants: not available

Canada

APEC lane arrangements in major international airports. Special APEC lanes are provided at:

  • Vancouver

  • Edmonton

  • Calgary

  • Winnipeg

  • Toronto

  • Ottawa

  • Montreal

  • Halifax

Valid visas must be obtained if required by existing Canadian law. Not applicable

Chile

Special APEC lanes are provided at:

  • Santiago International Airport

90 days

Foreign applicants: 15 days

China

Special APEC lanes are provided at:

  • Beijing International Airport

  • Pudong International Airport (Shanghai)

60 days

Foreign applicants: not available

 

Hong Kong (China)

APEC lanes are signposted and located in the Arrival and Departure Halls, and shared with Hong Kong Residents and Travel Pass holders at:

  • Hong Kong International Airport

APEC Lanes are also available at selected ferry points and land control terminals.

60 days

Foreign applicants: 14 days

Indonesia

APEC lanes are signposted and located in the Arrival and Departure Halls at:

  • Soekarno-Hatta International Airport (Jakarta)

  • Ngurah Rai International Airport (Bali)

  • Polonia International Airport (Medan)

  • Juanda International Airport (Surabaya)

  • Batam International Ferry Ports

60 days

Foreign applicants: 25 days

Japan

APEC lanes are signposted and located at:

  • Narita International Airport (Narita)
  • Haneda Airport (Tokyo)
  • Kansai International Airport (Osaka)
  • Central Japan International Airport (Centrair, Nagoya)

90 days

Foreign applicants: < 14 days

Korea

APEC lanes are signposted and located at:

  • Incheon International Airport (Seoul)

90 days

Foreign applicants: < 14 days

Malaysia

APEC lanes are signposted and located at:

  • Kuala Lumpur International Airport

60 days

Foreign applicants: 14 days

Mexico

APEC Cardholders are entitled to use immigration lanes currently designated for  air-crew upon entry at major international airports. Where possible, APEC lanes are signposted.

90 days

Foreign applicants:

New Zealand

APEC lanes are signposted and located at:

  • Auckland International Airport - clearly marked lane in the arrival hall.

  • Christchurch International Airport-shared lane with aircrew, located in the arrival hall.
  • Wellington International Airport.

90 days

Foreign applicants: 17 days

Papua New Guinea

APEC lanes are signposted and located at:

  • Jackson International Airport (Port Moresby)


 

Foreign applicants: Not Available

Peru

APEC lanes are signposted and located at:

  • Jorge Chávez International Airport (Lima)

90 days

Foreign applicants: > 30 days

Philippines

APEC lanes are signposted and located at:

  • Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Manila)

59 days

Foreign applicants: Not Available

Singapore

APEC lanes are signposted and shared with Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents at:

  • Changi International Airport (Singapore)

60 days

Home applicants: 5 working days

 

Foreign applicants: 14 working days
 

Chinese Taipei

Signposted APEC lanes are available in both the arrival and departure terminals.

  • Chiang Kai Shek International Airport (Taipei)

  • Kaohsiung International Airport

90 days

Foreign applicants: 10- 14 days

 


 

Thailand

Signposted APEC lanes are available in both the arrival and departure terminals at:

  • Bangkok International Airport

  • Phuket International Airport

  • Chiang Mai International Airport

90 days

Foreign applicants: 1 day

Home applications: 14 days

United States

APEC Cardholders are entitled to use immigration lanes currently designated for  air-crew upon entry at all international airports Valid visas must be obtained if required by existing United States law Not applicable

Viet Nam

Signposted APEC lanes are available in both the arrival and departure terminals.

  • Noi Bai International Airport (Hanoi)

  • Tan Son Nhat International Airport (Ho Chi Minh City)

60 days

Foreign applicants: 16 days