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China reopening borders with more EU & African countries

China reopening borders with more EU & African countries

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​To ensure the health and safety of international travel and reduce the risk of cross-border spread of the epidemic, in accordance with the 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 20 July 2020 and the relevant notices by the Chinese embassies or consulates in specific countries, China-bound passengers from the following countries, including those ultimately bound for China who transfer via the following countries, are required to obtain COVID-19 negative certificates before boarding.

The above-mentioned passengers are required to take nucleic acid tests for COVID-19 within five days before boarding. The tests should be taken at institutions that are located at the place of departure and designated or recognized by relevant Chinese embassies or consulates. Passengers should apply for green health codes with an “HS” mark or Health Declaration Forms by presenting COVID-19 negative certificates. Airlines are responsible for checking the health codes or Health Declaration Forms of the passengers before they board the plane. For specific requirements, please refer to notices by the Chinese embassies or consulates in relevant countries.

The list of countries where China-bound passengers are required to obtain COVID-19 negative certificates before boarding will be adjusted as necessary. Please pay close attention to any adjustment.

No.1CountryDate of Entry-into-force
1.RussiaAlready in Effect
2.EgyptAlready in Effect
3.PakistanAlready in Effect
4.BangladeshAlready in Effect
5.Saudi ArabiaAlready in Effect
6.ChadAlready in Effect
7.IranAlready in Effect
8.LuxembourgAlready in Effect
9.ThailandAlready in Effect
10.KenyaAlready in Effect
11.TurkeyAlready in Effect
12.North MacedoniaAlready in Effect
13.MaltaAlready in Effect
14.Sao Tome and PrincipeAlready in Effect
15.CameroonAlready in Effect
16.UgandaAlready in Effect
17.GuineaAlready in Effect
18.ZimbabweAlready in Effect
19.Sri LankaAlready in Effect
20.PhilippinesAlready in Effect
21.GambiaAlready in Effect
22.CambodiaAlready in Effect
23.RwandaAlready in Effect
24.MalaysiaAlready in Effect
25.MauritaniaAlready in Effect
26.NigerAlready in Effect
27.Maldives2020.08.21
28.United Kingdom2020.08.21
29.Ethiopia2020.08.24
30.Belgium2020.08.24
31.Congo2020.08.24
32.ROK (Republic of Korea)2020.08.24
33.Serbia2020.08.24
34.Senegal2020.08.24
35.Cyprus2020.08.24
36.Tunisia2020.08.24
37.UAE (United Arab Emirates)2020.08.25
38.Nepal2020.08.25
39.Bulgaria2020.08.26
40.Benin2020.08.26
41.Ireland2020.08.28
41.Belarus2020.08.28
43.Bosnia and Herzegovina2020.08.31
44.Greece2020.08.31
45.Botswana2020.09.01
46.Liechtenstein2020.09.01
47.South Africa2020.09.01
47.Switzerland2020.09.01
49.Swaziland2020.09.01

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