To ensure the health and safety of international travel and reduce the risk of cross-border spread of the epidemic, in accordance with relevant joint announcement of the Civil Aviation Administration of China, the General Administration of Customs of China and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China issued on 20th July 2020, China-bound passengers from


  1. No.

    Country

    Date of

    Entry-into-force

    Validity for the COVID-19 negative certificate

    (Day)

    1.

    Russia

    Already in Effect

    5

    2.

    Egypt

    Already in Effect

    3

    3.

    Pakistan

    Already in Effect

    5

    4.

    Bangladesh

    Already in Effect

    3

    5.

    Saudi Arabia

    Already in Effect

    3

    6.

    Chad

    Already in Effect

    3

    7.

    Iran

    Already in Effect

    3

    8.

    Luxembourg

    Already in Effect

    3

    9.

    Thailand

    Already in Effect

    5

    10.

    Kenya

    Already in Effect

    3

    11.

    Turkey

    Already in Effect

    3

    12.

    North Macedonia

    Already in Effect

    3

    13.

    Malta

    Already in Effect

    5

    14.

    Sao Tome and Principe

    Already in Effect

    5

    15.

    Cameroon

    Already in Effect

    5

    16.

    Uganda

    Already in Effect

    5

    17.

    Guinea

    Already in Effect

    5

    18.

    Zimbabwe

    Already in Effect

    5

    19.

    Sri Lanka

    Already in Effect

    3

    20.

    Philippines

    Already in Effect

    5

    21.

    Gambia

    Already in Effect

    5

    22.

    Cambodia

    Already in Effect

    5

    23.

    Rwanda

    Already in Effect

    5

    24.

    Malaysia

    Already in Effect

    5

    25.

    Mauritania

    Already in Effect

    5

    26.

    Niger

    Already in Effect

    3

    27.

    Comoros

    Already in Effect

    5

    28.

    Maldives

    Already in Effect

    5

    29.

    United Kingdom

    Already in Effect

    5

    30.

    Ethiopia

    Already in Effect

    5

    31.

    Belgium

    Already in Effect

    3

    32.

    Congo

    Already in Effect

    3

    33.

    ROK 

    (Republic of Korea)

    Already in Effect

    5

    34.

    Serbia

    Already in Effect

    3

    35.

    Senegal

    Already in Effect

    5

    36.

    Cyprus

    Already in Effect

    5

    37.

    Tunisia

    Already in Effect

    5

    38.

    UAE 

    (United Arab Emirates)

    2020.08.25

    3

    39.

    Nepal

    2020.08.25

    3

    40.

    Bulgaria

    2020.08.26

    5

    41.

    Benin

    2020.08.26

    3

    42.

    Indonesia

    2020.08.26

    5

    43.

    Ireland

    2020.08.28

    5

    44.

    Belarus

    2020.08.28

    5

    45.

    Singapore

    2020.08.28

    5

    46.

    Italy

    2020.08.28

    5

    47.

    Qatar

    2020.08.29

    5

    48.

    Germany

    2020.08.30

    5

    49.

    Bosnia and Herzegovina

    2020.08.31

    3

    50.

    Czechia

    2020.08.31

    3

    51.

    Greece

    2020.08.31

    3

    52.

    Andorra

    2020.09.01

    3

    53.

    Bahrain

    2020.09.01

    3

    54.

    Iceland

    2020.09.01

    3

    55.

    Botswana

    2020.09.01

    5

    56.

    Burundi

    2020.09.01

    3

    57.

    Denmark

    2020.09.01

    3

    58.

    Kuwait

    2020.09.01

    3

    59.

    Liechtenstein

    2020.09.01

    3

    60.

    Moldova

    2020.09.01

    3

    61.

    South Africa

    2020.09.01

    3

    62.

    Nigeria

    2020.09.01

    5

    63.

    Portugal

    2020.09.01

    5

    64.

    Switzerland

    2020.09.01

    3

    65.

    Sierra Leone

    2020.09.01

    3

    66.

    Seychelles

    2020.09.01

    5

    67.

    Swaziland

    2020.09.01

    3

    68.

    Somalia

    2020.09.01

    3

    69.

    Brunei

    2020.09.01

    5

    70.

    Spain

    2020.09.01

    3

    71.

    Viet Nam

    2020.09.01

    3

    72.

    Austria

    2020.09.03

    3

    73.

    Gabon

    2020.09.03

    3

    74.

    Mexico

    2020.09.03

    3

    75.

    New Zealand

    2020.09.03

    3

    76.

    France

    2020.09.04

    3

    77.

    Tanzania

    2020.09.04

    3

    78.

    Slovakia

    2020.09.05

    3

    79.

    Iraq

    2020.09.06

    3

    80.

    Albania

    2020.09.07

    3

    81.

    Brazil

    2020.09.07

    3

    82.

    Timor-Leste

    2020.09.07

    3

    83.

    Finland

    2020.09.07

    3

    84.

    Kazakhstan

    2020.09.07

    3

    85.

    Croatia

    2020.09.07

    3

    86.

    Sweden

    2020.09.09

    3

    87.

    Barbados

    2020.09.09

    3

    88.

    Canada

    2020.09.09

    3

    89.

    Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

    2020.09.09

    3

    90.

    Lebanon

    2020.09.10

    3

    91.

    Mali

    2020.09.10

    3


Are required to obtain COVID-19 negative certificates before boarding. 


Starting from 1st September 2020 (included), all Chinese and foreign China-bound passengers departing from or transferring via 


  1. Egypt

  2. Bangladesh

  3. Saudi Arabia

  4. Chad

  5. Iran

  6. Kenya

  7. Luxembourg

  8. North Macedonia

  9. Zimbabwe

  10. Niger

  11. Turkey

  12. Belgium

  13. Congo

  14. Serbia

  15. United Arab Emirates

  16. Nepal

  17. Benin

  18. Bosnia and Herzegovina

  19. Czechia

  20. Greece

  21. Andorra

  22. Bahrain

  23. Iceland

  24. Burundi

  25. Denmark

  26. Kuwait

  27. Liechtenstein

  28. Moldova

  29. South Africa

  30. Switzerland

  31. Sierra Leone

  32. Swaziland

  33. Somalia

  34. Spain

  35. Austria

  36. Viet Nam

  37. Gabon

  38. Mexico

  39. New Zealand

  40. France

  41. Tanzania

  42. Slovakia

  43. Iraq

  44. Albania

  45. Brazil

  46. Timor-Leste

  47. Finland

  48. Kazakhstan

  49. Croatia

  50. Sweden

  51. Barbados

  52. Canada

  53. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

  54. Lebanon

  55. Mali


Are required to take nucleic acid tests and present the COVID-19 negative certificates to the Chinese Embassy or Consulate before boarding. 


The following arrangements are hereby announced:


I. All passengers must take nucleic acid tests for COVID-19 within 3(three) days prior to their flight departures in testing institutions designated by the Chinese Embassy or Consulate in these countries. 


To check the list of designated testing institutions, please see attachment;


. For Chinese passengers, only those who can present green health codes with an "HS" mark are allowed to board. 


In this regard, Chinese passengers are required to upload photos of their COVID-19 negative certificates to the Wechat mini program COVID-19 Prevention Health Code International Version through Entry B within 24 hours after obtaining their negative certificates. 


Those approved by the Chinese Embassy or Consulate will obtain green health codes with an "HS" mark for a certain validity period. Please visit https://hr.cs.mfa.gov.cn/help_two/help-two/hs.html for Q & A.


. For foreign passengers, only those who can present valid Health Declaration Forms (see attachment) issued by the Chinese Embassy or Consulate are allowed to board. 


In this regard, after obtaining their COVID-19 negative certificates, foreign passengers are required to email(email subject: name+date of departure+location of the testing institution) their scanned copies of (1) information page of the valid passports, (2) COVID-19 negative certificates and (3) Health Declaration Forms signed by the applicants to the following designated email addresses of the Chinese Embassy or Consulate, according to the consular districts where the testing institutions are located. 


After verification, the Embassy or Consulates will return the scanned copy of officially stamped Health Declaration Forms to the passengers by email. All passengers are required to board with 2 hard copies of Health Declaration Forms within its validity period and cooperate with airlines for checking (one copy for the airline).



. Airlines are responsible for checking the green health codes with an "HS" mark or Health Declaration Forms of their passengers before boarding. Passengers who fail to meet the above requirements should not be allowed to board the planes and have to rearrange their itinerary.


. All Chinese and foreign passengers who transfer via the countries mentioned above to China should complete the nucleic acid tests and applications for the green health codes with an "HS" mark or the Health Declaration Forms in the departure country in advance.


. All Chinese and foreign passengers traveling to China via countries or regions in which COVID-19 nucleic acid testing measures are implemented(The list of countries and regions is available at https://hr.cs.mfa.gov.cn/help_two/help-two/gj.html), are also required to produce health codes with "HS" mark or Health Declaration Forms when transiting. 


Please make sure that the health codes or Forms are still valid when boarding the connecting flights to avoid being stranded. Hard copies of COVID-19 negative certificates are strongly recommended to be kept on hand for further checking.


. The uploaded test certificates must be complete, clear and unmodified. Otherwise, it may affect the result of verification.


. Passengers who provide false certificates or information shall bear corresponding legal liabilities.





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Covid-19 Negative Test Result is No Longer Valid For 5 days


To ensure the health and safety of international travel and reduce the risk of cross-border spread of the epidemic, in accordance with relevant joint announcement of the Civil Aviation Administration of China, the General Administration of Customs of China and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China issued on 20th July 2020, China-bound passengers from


  1. No.

    Country

    Date of

    Entry-into-force

    Validity for the COVID-19 negative certificate

    (Day)

    1.

    Russia

    Already in Effect

    5

    2.

    Egypt

    Already in Effect

    3

    3.

    Pakistan

    Already in Effect

    5

    4.

    Bangladesh

    Already in Effect

    3

    5.

    Saudi Arabia

    Already in Effect

    3

    6.

    Chad

    Already in Effect

    3

    7.

    Iran

    Already in Effect

    3

    8.

    Luxembourg

    Already in Effect

    3

    9.

    Thailand

    Already in Effect

    5

    10.

    Kenya

    Already in Effect

    3

    11.

    Turkey

    Already in Effect

    3

    12.

    North Macedonia

    Already in Effect

    3

    13.

    Malta

    Already in Effect

    5

    14.

    Sao Tome and Principe

    Already in Effect

    5

    15.

    Cameroon

    Already in Effect

    5

    16.

    Uganda

    Already in Effect

    5

    17.

    Guinea

    Already in Effect

    5

    18.

    Zimbabwe

    Already in Effect

    5

    19.

    Sri Lanka

    Already in Effect

    3

    20.

    Philippines

    Already in Effect

    5

    21.

    Gambia

    Already in Effect

    5

    22.

    Cambodia

    Already in Effect

    5

    23.

    Rwanda

    Already in Effect

    5

    24.

    Malaysia

    Already in Effect

    5

    25.

    Mauritania

    Already in Effect

    5

    26.

    Niger

    Already in Effect

    3

    27.

    Comoros

    Already in Effect

    5

    28.

    Maldives

    Already in Effect

    5

    29.

    United Kingdom

    Already in Effect

    5

    30.

    Ethiopia

    Already in Effect

    5

    31.

    Belgium

    Already in Effect

    3

    32.

    Congo

    Already in Effect

    3

    33.

    ROK 

    (Republic of Korea)

    Already in Effect

    5

    34.

    Serbia

    Already in Effect

    3

    35.

    Senegal

    Already in Effect

    5

    36.

    Cyprus

    Already in Effect

    5

    37.

    Tunisia

    Already in Effect

    5

    38.

    UAE 

    (United Arab Emirates)

    2020.08.25

    3

    39.

    Nepal

    2020.08.25

    3

    40.

    Bulgaria

    2020.08.26

    5

    41.

    Benin

    2020.08.26

    3

    42.

    Indonesia

    2020.08.26

    5

    43.

    Ireland

    2020.08.28

    5

    44.

    Belarus

    2020.08.28

    5

    45.

    Singapore

    2020.08.28

    5

    46.

    Italy

    2020.08.28

    5

    47.

    Qatar

    2020.08.29

    5

    48.

    Germany

    2020.08.30

    5

    49.

    Bosnia and Herzegovina

    2020.08.31

    3

    50.

    Czechia

    2020.08.31

    3

    51.

    Greece

    2020.08.31

    3

    52.

    Andorra

    2020.09.01

    3

    53.

    Bahrain

    2020.09.01

    3

    54.

    Iceland

    2020.09.01

    3

    55.

    Botswana

    2020.09.01

    5

    56.

    Burundi

    2020.09.01

    3

    57.

    Denmark

    2020.09.01

    3

    58.

    Kuwait

    2020.09.01

    3

    59.

    Liechtenstein

    2020.09.01

    3

    60.

    Moldova

    2020.09.01

    3

    61.

    South Africa

    2020.09.01

    3

    62.

    Nigeria

    2020.09.01

    5

    63.

    Portugal

    2020.09.01

    5

    64.

    Switzerland

    2020.09.01

    3

    65.

    Sierra Leone

    2020.09.01

    3

    66.

    Seychelles

    2020.09.01

    5

    67.

    Swaziland

    2020.09.01

    3

    68.

    Somalia

    2020.09.01

    3

    69.

    Brunei

    2020.09.01

    5

    70.

    Spain

    2020.09.01

    3

    71.

    Viet Nam

    2020.09.01

    3

    72.

    Austria

    2020.09.03

    3

    73.

    Gabon

    2020.09.03

    3

    74.

    Mexico

    2020.09.03

    3

    75.

    New Zealand

    2020.09.03

    3

    76.

    France

    2020.09.04

    3

    77.

    Tanzania

    2020.09.04

    3

    78.

    Slovakia

    2020.09.05

    3

    79.

    Iraq

    2020.09.06

    3

    80.

    Albania

    2020.09.07

    3

    81.

    Brazil

    2020.09.07

    3

    82.

    Timor-Leste

    2020.09.07

    3

    83.

    Finland

    2020.09.07

    3

    84.

    Kazakhstan

    2020.09.07

    3

    85.

    Croatia

    2020.09.07

    3

    86.

    Sweden

    2020.09.09

    3

    87.

    Barbados

    2020.09.09

    3

    88.

    Canada

    2020.09.09

    3

    89.

    Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

    2020.09.09

    3

    90.

    Lebanon

    2020.09.10

    3

    91.

    Mali

    2020.09.10

    3


Are required to obtain COVID-19 negative certificates before boarding. 


Starting from 1st September 2020 (included), all Chinese and foreign China-bound passengers departing from or transferring via 


  1. Egypt

  2. Bangladesh

  3. Saudi Arabia

  4. Chad

  5. Iran

  6. Kenya

  7. Luxembourg

  8. North Macedonia

  9. Zimbabwe

  10. Niger

  11. Turkey

  12. Belgium

  13. Congo

  14. Serbia

  15. United Arab Emirates

  16. Nepal

  17. Benin

  18. Bosnia and Herzegovina

  19. Czechia

  20. Greece

  21. Andorra

  22. Bahrain

  23. Iceland

  24. Burundi

  25. Denmark

  26. Kuwait

  27. Liechtenstein

  28. Moldova

  29. South Africa

  30. Switzerland

  31. Sierra Leone

  32. Swaziland

  33. Somalia

  34. Spain

  35. Austria

  36. Viet Nam

  37. Gabon

  38. Mexico

  39. New Zealand

  40. France

  41. Tanzania

  42. Slovakia

  43. Iraq

  44. Albania

  45. Brazil

  46. Timor-Leste

  47. Finland

  48. Kazakhstan

  49. Croatia

  50. Sweden

  51. Barbados

  52. Canada

  53. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

  54. Lebanon

  55. Mali


Are required to take nucleic acid tests and present the COVID-19 negative certificates to the Chinese Embassy or Consulate before boarding. 


The following arrangements are hereby announced:


I. All passengers must take nucleic acid tests for COVID-19 within 3(three) days prior to their flight departures in testing institutions designated by the Chinese Embassy or Consulate in these countries. 


To check the list of designated testing institutions, please see attachment;


. For Chinese passengers, only those who can present green health codes with an "HS" mark are allowed to board. 


In this regard, Chinese passengers are required to upload photos of their COVID-19 negative certificates to the Wechat mini program COVID-19 Prevention Health Code International Version through Entry B within 24 hours after obtaining their negative certificates. 


Those approved by the Chinese Embassy or Consulate will obtain green health codes with an "HS" mark for a certain validity period. Please visit https://hr.cs.mfa.gov.cn/help_two/help-two/hs.html for Q & A.


. For foreign passengers, only those who can present valid Health Declaration Forms (see attachment) issued by the Chinese Embassy or Consulate are allowed to board. 


In this regard, after obtaining their COVID-19 negative certificates, foreign passengers are required to email(email subject: name+date of departure+location of the testing institution) their scanned copies of (1) information page of the valid passports, (2) COVID-19 negative certificates and (3) Health Declaration Forms signed by the applicants to the following designated email addresses of the Chinese Embassy or Consulate, according to the consular districts where the testing institutions are located. 


After verification, the Embassy or Consulates will return the scanned copy of officially stamped Health Declaration Forms to the passengers by email. All passengers are required to board with 2 hard copies of Health Declaration Forms within its validity period and cooperate with airlines for checking (one copy for the airline).



. Airlines are responsible for checking the green health codes with an "HS" mark or Health Declaration Forms of their passengers before boarding. Passengers who fail to meet the above requirements should not be allowed to board the planes and have to rearrange their itinerary.


. All Chinese and foreign passengers who transfer via the countries mentioned above to China should complete the nucleic acid tests and applications for the green health codes with an "HS" mark or the Health Declaration Forms in the departure country in advance.


. All Chinese and foreign passengers traveling to China via countries or regions in which COVID-19 nucleic acid testing measures are implemented(The list of countries and regions is available at https://hr.cs.mfa.gov.cn/help_two/help-two/gj.html), are also required to produce health codes with "HS" mark or Health Declaration Forms when transiting. 


Please make sure that the health codes or Forms are still valid when boarding the connecting flights to avoid being stranded. Hard copies of COVID-19 negative certificates are strongly recommended to be kept on hand for further checking.


. The uploaded test certificates must be complete, clear and unmodified. Otherwise, it may affect the result of verification.


. Passengers who provide false certificates or information shall bear corresponding legal liabilities.





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