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Notice on Epidemic Prevention and Control for China-bound Travellers
2023-05-03 15:55

Starting from 29 April 2023,travellerswho take international flights to China can take antigen self-testsother thannucleic acid testswithin 48 hours before boarding. Airlines will no longer check pre-departure testing results.In order tohelptravellersto prepare for their departure, the Chinese Embassyin the Kingdom of Belgium hasupdated theGuide on EpidemicPrevention and Control for China-bound Travellersas follows. Please read carefully and followtheguideso astoensureasmoothjourney.

Guide on EpidemicPrevention and Control for China-bound Travellers

I.Pre-boarding Test

Travellers are required to take antigenself-tests or nucleicacid tests for COVID-19within 48 hours prior to boarding and can onlytravelto Chinawhenthetest result isnegative or after it turns from positive to negative.

II.Health Declarationto China Customs

Travellersare required to declarethenegative test result to China Customs by fillingthe Health Declaration Formon the Wechat mini-programmeof China Customs (scan the QR code below), or via the China Customs APP or at https://htdecl.chinaport.gov.cn

III.Airlines will no longer check pre-departureresultsofantigen or nucleic acid tests.

IV. Self-protection on Aircraft

Travellers are requested to comply with theepidemic prevention requirementsof airlinesand strongly advised to take good personal protection throughout the flight to reduce the risk of infection.

V. Inspection upon Entry

Travellers need to completecustoms procedures with their health declarationcode.Those with normal health declaration result and after passing routine entry inspections will be allowed entry into China.The Customswill conduct sampling of health declarations with a certain proportion.Thosewith anomalies in health declaration orshowingsymptoms such as feverneed tocooperate with the Customsforepidemiological investigation, medical investigation, etc, andbe tested forrelated infectious diseases.

VI.After-entryEpidemicPrevention and Control

After entry into China,travellersare requiredto strictly abide by theepidemicprevention and controlrequirementsof the place wherethey stay.

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