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Published 20.07.2021
1. Entry by foreign nationals holding a visa is suspended.
- This does not apply to:
- foreign nationals with a visa issued after 28 March 2020 with the place of issue outside the Mainland of China.

They must not arrive from Bangladesh, Belgium, France, India, Italy, Philippines, Russian Fed. and United Kingdom;
- foreign nationals with a diplomatic, service, courtesy or C visa;
- foreign nationals with a visa issued after 3 November 2020.
2. Entry by foreign nationals with a residence permit is suspended.
- This does not apply to:
- foreign nationals with a permanent residence permit;
- foreign nationals with a residence permit with the purpose work, personal matters or reunion. They must not arrive from Bangladesh, Belgium, France, India, Italy, Philippines, Russian Fed. and United Kingdom.
3. Entry by foreign nationals with an APEC Business Travel Card is suspended.
4. Port visas, 24/72/144-hour visa-free transit policy, Hainan 30-day visa-free policy, 15-day visa-free policy specified for foreign cruise-group-tour through Shanghai Port, Guangdong 144-hour visa-free policy specified for foreign tour groups from Hong Kong or Macao SAR, and Guangxi 15-day visa-free policy specified for foreign tour groups of ASEAN countries are suspended.
5. 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.
6. Passengers are subject to medical screening and quarantine for 14 days at the first point of entry.
7. Airline crew of foreign airlines:
- are not required to undergo nucleic acid test if they have a short stay after landing then depart immediately, and do not leave apron during the transition; OR
- shall receive nucleic acid test in the first port of entry if they need to enter the country to rest or continue to operate domestic routes. The test results will be confirmed by the local government in accordance with the requirements of epidemic prevention management. Only if the test results are negative, crews can continue the operations; OR
- are allowed to return to their home country for isolation treatment when agreed by the local joint control mechanism, if they are symptomatic, in close contact with infected persons or tested positive. Airlines and crews shall make all commitments to bear their responsibilities and also carry out strict protections.
8. Passengers must complete an "Exit/Entry Health Declaration Form" and present a QR code before departure. The form can be obtained at http://health.customsapp.com/ .
9. Nationals of China (Peoples Rep.) 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. Passengers not arriving directly in China (Peoples Rep.) must repeat both tests in the transit countries and obtain a new green QR code with an HS mark in each transit country.
- This does not apply to nationals of China (Peoples Rep.) arriving from Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong SAR, China, Macao SAR, China, United Arab Emirates or USA.
10. Passengers 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 (Peoples Rep.) must repeat both tests in the transit countries and obtain a new green QR code with an HDC mark in each transit country.
- This does not apply to nationals of China (Peoples Rep.).
- This does not apply to passengers arriving from Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong SAR, China, Macao SAR, China, United Arab Emirates or USA.
11. Nationals of China (Peoples Rep.) arriving directly from the USA 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. Passengers not arriving directly in China (Peoples Rep.) must repeat both tests in the transit countries and obtain a new green QR code with an HS mark in each transit country. Details can be found at http://us.china-embassy.org/eng/notices/t1841416.htm .
- This does not apply to passengers younger than 3 years.
12. Passengers arriving directly from the USA 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 (Peoples Rep.) must repeat both tests in the transit countries and obtain a new green QR code with an HDC mark in each transit country. Details can be found at http://us.china-embassy.org/eng/notices/t1841416.htm .
- This does not apply to nationals of China (Peoples Rep.).
- This does not apply to passengers younger than 3 years.
13. Nationals of China (Peoples Rep.) arriving directly from United Arab Emirates 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 14 days before departure and a negative IgM anti-body test result issued 14 days before departure; and
- 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. Details can be found at http://ae.chineseembassy.org/eng/lsyw/t1872245.htm .
14. Passengers arriving directly from United Arab Emirates 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 14 days before departure and a negative IgM anti-body test result issued 14 days before departure; and
- 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. Details can be found at http://ae.chineseembassy.org/eng/lsyw/t1872245.htm .
- This does not apply to nationals of China (Peoples Rep.).
15. Passengers arriving from Chinese Taipei must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 3 days before departure.
16. Passengers 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.
17. Passengers 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.