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 20 Jan 2022, 05:05AM UTC

Covid-19 Statistics
NEW CASES
1,091
-31.94% (last 7 days)
ACTIVE CASES
1,357
42.24% (last 7 days)

Can you enter?

Entry is restricted to Citizens and PRs, Other Residents (pass holders), Business Travellers, Transit, the following travellers may also enter:
• Foreign nationals with a visa issued after 28 March 2020 with the place of issue outside the Mainland of China may enter.

Other important information:
• Foreign nationals must not arrive from Bangladesh, Belgium, France, India, Italy, Philippines, Russian Fed. and United Kingdom
• Foreign nationals coming to the mainland of China for necessary economic, trade, scientific or technological activities or out of emergency humanitarian needs may apply for visas at Chinese embassies or consulates.
• Foreign travellers must have a green QR code with an 'HDC' mark. The code can be obtained at https://hrhk.cs.mfa.gov.cn/H5/ with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) nucleic acid test result issued at most 2 days before departure and a negative IgM anti-body test result issued at most 2 days before departure. Passengers not arriving directly in China (People's Rep.) must repeat both tests in the transit countries and obtain a new green QR code with an 'HDC' mark in each transit country.
• Nationals of China must have a green QR code with an 'HS' mark. The code can be obtained from the WeChat App 'Fang Yi Jian Kang Ma Guo Ji Ban' by uploading a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) nucleic acid test result issued at most 2 days before departure and a negative IgM anti-body test result issued at most 2 days before departure.
• Nationals of China arriving from:
- United states please see http://us.china-embassy.org/eng/notices/t1841416.htm
- UAE please see http://ae.chineseembassy.org/eng/lsyw/t1872245.htm .

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.
Testing Details:
• Foreign travellers must have a green QR code with an 'HDC' mark. The code can be obtained at https://hrhk.cs.mfa.gov.cn/H5/ with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) nucleic acid test result issued at most 2 days before departure and a negative IgM anti-body test result issued at most 2 days before departure. A positive IgM antibody test result could be accepted with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate. Travellers not arriving directly in China (People's Rep.) must repeat both tests in the transit countries and obtain a new green QR code with an 'HDC' mark in each transit country.
• Nationals of China must have a green QR code with an 'HS' mark. The code can be obtained from the WeChat App 'Fang Yi Jian Kang Ma Guo Ji Ban' by uploading a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) nucleic acid test result issued at most 2 days before departure and a negative IgM anti-body test result issued at most 2 days before departure. A positive IgM antibody test result could be accepted with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate.
• For travellers arriving from:
- United states please see http://us.china-embassy.org/eng/notices/t1841416.htm
- UAE please see http://ae.chineseembassy.org/eng/lsyw/t1872245.htm .
• Travellers arriving from Taiwan must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 3 days before departure.
• Travellers entering Beijing (PEK) from Hong Kong SAR, China must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 7 days before departure.
• Travellers arriving from Macao SAR, China must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 7 days before departure.

For more information: http://health.customsapp.com/

🛬 On Arrival

On Arrival you will be required to complete a test for Covid, with the cost borne by the traveller. For more information: https://hr.cs.mfa.gov.cn/help_two/help-two/gj.html?from=singlemessage

😷 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 no routes that have greater restrictions at this time.

✅ Greenlane Agreement
There are no routes with fewer restrictions (i.e. Green Lanes) at this time.
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