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I'm an EU citizen and I'm married to a Chinese woman. Currently we live in the UK, and my wife wants go back home to see her family almost every year. Each time when we travel there, I need to apply for a visa. On the other hand, if we want to travel around Europe, she does not need a visa, as I hold a Schengen passport.

I wonder if there's something similar in China which allows me to enter China to travel around with my wife without a visa.

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    She's using her article 10 residence card to exempt her from the visa requirement, isn't she? So she still needs the passport plus the residence card. I think your best bet will be to get a long-term visa, if that's possible. Visa-free travel seems very unlikely. If your wife didn't have an article 10 residence card, she'd also need a visa to enter the Schengen area. – phoog Aug 19 '16 at 20:22
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    Actually, her not needing a visa is related to your very specific status as an EU citizen in the UK (and she does need a special document, her residence card, to enter EU countries). In all other cases (spouse of a British citizen in the UK, spouse of an EU citizen - even from a Schengen country - living outside the EU), Chinese citizens do need a visa. Presumably, China has something similar for residents but being completely exempt from any special requirement is very unlikely. – Relaxed Aug 19 '16 at 20:23
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    What visa type do you get when you go to China? L? Q2? Other? – phoog Aug 19 '16 at 20:26
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    @AndrewGrimm I'm familiar with 72h and 144h visas, but it is not what i'm looking for. I'm looking for something which allows us to travel around. – user902383 Aug 19 '16 at 22:08
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    I could add more detail, but I have been able to get a 10 year 120 day entry Q2 visa. The family member must be a current resident of China. As per consulate website: "Family members" refers to spouses, parents, sons, daughters, spouses of sons or daughters, brothers, sisters, grandparents, grandsons, granddaughters and parents-in-law." – Phil Sep 27 '16 at 19:09
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To the best of my knowledge there is no such thing.

While you can visit China visa-free either

this is not related to your status as a spouse of a Chinese national and you have made clear in comments that this not what you are looking for.

Then, for a visit you need a visa, either as a tourist (L) or family reunion (Q). User @BurhanKhalid also pointed out this sort of residence permit for family but as I read it that is not much use to you as it would need to be renewed annually and still is some sort of a visa.

Finally do note that, as has been pointed out in comments,

her not needing a visa is related to your very specific status as an EU citizen in the UK (and she does need a special document, her residence card, to enter EU countries). In all other cases (spouse of a British citizen in the UK, spouse of an EU citizen - even from a Schengen country - living outside the EU), Chinese citizens do need a visa.

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