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China Travel Restrictions

89.13% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 89.05% last week
Most visitors from India, regardless of vaccination status, will not be allowed to enter China.

China entry details and exceptions

China allows foreign nationals with valid residence permits and visas to enter the country under certain very limited conditions. The current rules are subject to change at any time.

More details available on the PRC Ministry of Foreign Affairs website.


Outgoing travel to ChinaTravelling from India to China

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from India must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken within 48 hours before departing to China.

Details and exceptions
Travelers may be subject to a COVID-19 PCR test on arrival at their own expense.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors from India will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering China.

Documents
Must be presented upon arrival

Return travelReturning to India from China

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated travelers returning from China must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken within 72 hours before departure to India.

Fully vaccinated travellers with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions
Travelers should upload their negative RT-PCR test report in the Air Suvidha Portal prior to boarding their flight.
Travelers will undergo a medical screening upon arrival and may be subject to a covid-19 molecular test at their own expense.
Children under 5 years of age are exempted from both pre and post-arrival testing.
Fully vaccinated travelers with WHO-recognized or Nationally-recognized vaccines are also exempted from testing requirements. Proof of vaccination should be uploaded in the Air Suvidha Portal.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from China are not required to quarantine upon entering India.

Details and exceptions
Quarantine is no longer required. However, travelers are advised to self-monitor their health for 14 days from arrival and if they develop signs and symptoms suggestive of COVID19, they should immediately self-isolate and report to their nearest health facility or call National helpline number (1075)/ State Helpline Number.

Other COVID-19 restrictions for China

Masks:Required on public transportation.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions

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