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Covid Entry Check: China Travel Restrictions

This China dashboard provides you with information on travel restrictions, quarantine on entry, Covid-19 cases, entry requirements and green lane updates.

Overview
  • Partially Open
  • Up to 14 Days
Last reviewed on 8 Jun 2021, 09:40AM UTC

Covid-19 Statistics
NEW CASES
144
-37.39% (last 7 days)
ACTIVE CASES
571
10.23% (last 7 days)

Can you enter?

Entry is restricted to Citizens and PRs, Other Residents (pass holders), Business Travellers, Transit, Additional: Diplomatic, Service, Courtesy or C Visa holders. Foreign nationals must apply for the relevent visa with Chinese Embassies or Consulates. A completed "Health Declaration Form" must be presented upon arrival. From 28 September 2020, travellers with a residence permit issued by China with the work purpose, personal matters or reunion are allowed to enter.
Chinese nationals returning to China can obtain the green QR code with an 'HS' mark by uploading the medical certificate in an App

What to expect in China?

📝 Before your trip

You must obtain advance arrival permission to board your plane.
You are required to complete a pre-arrival form.
For more information: http://health.customsapp.com/
You will need a formal Medical Certificate presenting a negative PCR test from an accepted establishment.
Your Certificate must be within 2 days of your arrival.
For more information: https://hr.cs.mfa.gov.cn/help_two/help-two/gj.html?from=singlemessage

🛬 On Arrival

On Arrival there are no Covid specific requirements such as testing.

😷 Quarantine details

General arrivals will be required to quarantine for up to 14days; Quarantine served at a dedicated facility (costs borne by traveller) (special arrangement may apply due to GreenLanes). For more information: https://www.china-briefing.com/news/chinas-travel-restrictions-due-to-covid-19-an-explainer/

🛂 Travel restrictions

There are routes that have Green Lanes with fewer restrictions, see below.
The route is closed for travellers from Bangladesh, Belgium, France, India, Italy, Philippines, Russian Fed. and United Kingdom.

✅ Greenlane Agreement
Japan
Foreign nationals must apply for the relevant visa with Chinese Embassies or Consulates. A completed "Health Declaration Form" must be presented upon arrival. All travellers from Greenlane countries must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 nucleic acid test result issued at most 3 days (previously 5 days) before departure.
Singapore
Foreign nationals must apply for the relevant visa with Chinese Embassies or Consulates. A completed "Health Declaration Form" must be presented upon arrival. All travellers from Greenlane countries must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 nucleic acid test result issued at most 3 days (previously 5 days) before departure.
Taiwan
Travellers from Chinese Taipei must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 nucleic acid test result issued at most 72 hours before departure
South Korea
Foreign nationals must apply for the relevant visa with Chinese Embassies or Consulates. A completed "Health Declaration Form" must be presented upon arrival. All travellers from Greenlane countries must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 nucleic acid test result issued at most 3 days (previously 5 days) before departure.
Germany
Foreign nationals must apply for the relevant visa with Chinese Embassies or Consulates. A completed "Health Declaration Form" must be presented upon arrival. All travellers from Greenlane countries must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 nucleic acid test result issued at most 3 days (previously 5 days) before departure.