Notice for China-bound Travelers

Starting from January 8, 2023, COVID-19 will be managed as a Class B infectious disease in China, and border control measures will be adjusted accordingly. China-bound travelers are kindly requested to read the following information on the adjustment to facilitate traveling:

1. Nucleic Acid Test

Travelers are required to take nucleic acid test within 48 hours before flight departure, and can only take flight when the test result is negative. Travelers are no longer required to obtain health code with “HS” or “HDC” mark from Chinese embassies or consulates before departure.

2. Health Declaration to China Customs

Travelers need to declare the negative test result to China Customs by filling in the Health Declaration Form either on Wechat mini-program of China Customs (scan the QR code below)or at, or via the China Customs APP.

All travelers are required to fill in the form truthfully and take responsibility of the content.

3. Entry Inspection

There will be no general nucleic acid test when travelers enter China, and no quarantine for those whose health declaration and entry inspection produce normal results. In case of an abnormal situation or any symptoms such as fever detected by China Customs, travelers will take an antigen test. Those who test positive in the test will need to self-quarantine.

The above measures will take effect for all passengers arriving in China after 0:00 on January 8, 2023.

Given that the pandemic is still ongoing, the above adjustments do not mean the easing of disease control. Travelers are advised to take primary responsibility for their health, and use precautionary measures for self-protection. The Chinese government will continue to monitor the latest trends of the pandemic, and adjust the disease control practices accordingly to facilitate entry and exit of personnel.