Visa Support & Business Solutions GmbH verfügt über eine tagesaktuelle Information und bitet Ihnen die kompetente Unterstützung im Vorfeld einer Geschäftsreise nach VR China. Die Übersicht lässt sich in sechs Schritte zusammenfassen :
We recommend taking some time for general preparations prior to traveling to China. Topics such as visa applications, testing procedures, mandatory quarantine time in China, as well as domestic traveling afterward, should be considered.
To facilitate your business travel, as well as the quarantine in China, downloading local apps like WeChat and/or AliPay beforehand could be helpful for communication and mobile payment. Translation apps, as well as enabling mobile data use for China, could prove useful as well.
In China, quarantine is conducted in centralized facilities, hotels that may differ in standards. Please note that it is not possible to choose a specific quarantine hotel, after arriving at the airport in China, the hotel will be assigned randomly.
The process of traveling to China remains dynamic, with constant changes to required documents, regulations, procedures etc. Please check with national and local authorities for updates on related regulations and guidelines prior to your travel.
Eligibility for visas for travel to China remains restricted. At present, visas are issued for:
If you’re issued a visa to travel to China all travellers will need to submit a Health Declaration Certificate to your nearest Chinese Embassy or Consulate before you travel, who will need to certify your form and return it to you via email. Entry requirements for China are the same regardless of vaccination status.
In order to receive a Health Declaration Certificate (HDC) from the Chinese Embassy you must provide evidence of two PCR tests for COVID-19, taken 48 hours before you travel.
At least one of the tests must be taken within 24 hours of your departure. The two tests must be conducted in different testing intuitions 24 hours apart. You can use any legal testing centre that can provide a PCR test and full report. You will not be able to receive a HDC if you have had COVID within the last 14 days. If you have previously been diagnosed with COVID, you will need to upload two additional negative nucleic acid test reports with an interval of more than 24 hours at least 14 days before the departure date.
Travellers who are not fully vaccinated must follow the requirements outlined above in applying for a Health Declaration Certificate. You must also follow the same quarantine requirements.
- If you’ve had COVID-19 in the past year
Travellers who have had COVID-19 in the past year must follow the requirements outlined above in applying for a Health Declaration Certificate. You must also follow the same quarantine requirements .
You will not be able to receive a HDC if you have had COVID within the last 14 days. If you have previously been diagnosed with COVID, you will need to upload two additional negative nucleic acid test reports with an interval of more than 24 hours at least 14 days before the departure date.
- Children and young people
Children aged 5 and under can be exempted for the pre-flight tests but are still required to apply for a Health Declaration Certificate. Children must also follow the same quarantine requirements.
According to the latest policy from authorities effective from 2 July 2022, passengers who recovered from a previous COVID-19 infection must have been recovered for at least 14 days before departure.
Depending on the air passenger’s current health status, the respective negative test results must be uploaded to “Health Declaration Certificate” together with the following documents:
*The vaccination certificate must contain the following information: name, sex, date of birth, name of the vaccine, date and place of the first and second vaccinations, signature and address of the vaccination centre. The final vaccination must be made more than 14 days before departure.
Furthermore, a health declaration must be uploaded to the website of the Chinese customs. This can also be done by Visa Support & Business Solutions GmbH.
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