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·  Notice on Online Application for Health Declaration Certificate for Non-Chinese Nationals        ·  Notice on the Temporary Suspension of Entry into China by Non-Chinese Nationals in the UK Holding Valid Chinese Visas or Residence Permits        ·  Important Notice: Validity of Nucleic Acid Test Certificate Reduced to 3 days       
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· Notice on Simplified Requirements for the Application of Health Declaration Certificate for Passengers form UK to China(2022-05-27)
· Notice on the Application Procedures for Health Declaration Certificate for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics & Paralympics Athletes and Participants(2022-01-21)
· Supplementary Notice for Travellers Fully Inoculated with Inactivated Vaccines(2021-12-31)
· Notice on an Additional Nucleic Acid Test 7 days before Passengers depart from the UK to China(2021-08-31)
· Supplementary Notice on HDC Application from Passengers Who Have Been Vaccinated, Have an Infection Record or Are Close Contacts of COVID-19(2021-05-10)
· Notice on Designated Institutions for Nucleic Acid and IgM Antibody Tests for Personnel Intending to Travel to China(2021-02-18)
· Notice on Online Application for Health Declaration Certificate for Non-Chinese Nationals(2020-11-25)
· Announcement on Entry by Foreign Nationals Holding Valid Chinese Residence Permits of Three Categories(2020-09-24)
· Important Notice: Validity of Nucleic Acid Test Certificate Reduced to 3 days(2020-09-03)
· Q&A on the Airline Boarding Requirement for Certificate of Negative Result of Nucleic Acid Tests for Covid-19(2020-08-20)
· Notice on Airline Boarding Requirement for Certificate of Negative Result of Nucleic Acid Tests for Covid-19(2020-08-14)
· Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China National Immigration Administration Announcement on the Temporary Suspension of Entry by Foreign Nationals Holding Valid Chinese Visas or Residence Permits(2020-03-28)
Notice on Simplified Requirements for the Application of Health Declaration Certificate for Passengers form UK to China
2022-05-27 05:49

Effective from the date of publication of this notice, day-7 prior test, Igm antibody test and N-protein test are no longer required for the passengers from the UK to China for the application of Health Declaration Certificate, and X-ray film or CT scan of lung is no longer required for the pre-approval for the passengers with infection record of COVID-19. 

Details of the simplified requirements are as follows:

Ⅰ. Passengers from the UK to China need to take two PCR tests for COVID-19 within 48 hours of their departure from the UK; At least one of the tests must be taken within 12 hours of departure from the UK. 

For those who depart the UK between 0:00 and 18:00 and can not take a PCR test within 12 hours of departure, at least one of the two PCR tests needs to be taken within 24 hours of departure from the UK, and an additional lateral flow test within 12 hours of departure from the UK is required.

Ⅱ. All the tests must be taken in one of the approved clinics, whose list can be found at the end of this notice. 

Passengers can take all the tests in one clinic, or take separate tests in different clinics. 

For those whose test results are all negative, please click here to apply for the Health Declaration Certificate green code.

Ⅲ. The documents needed for the application of the Health Declaration Certificate are: all the test reports, a photocopy of passport bio data page and visa page, as well as an itinerary. 

If the test reports come from more than one clinic, the provider of the second PCR test should be quoted in the application as “test provider”.

Ⅳ. The Chinese Embassy in the UK, the Chinese Consulates-General in Manchester, Edinburgh, and Belfast will process all the applications in a timely manner. Nevertheless, passengers are advised to submit their applications at least 3 hours before departure to avoid failure in acquiring the Health Declaration Certificate green code in time.

Ⅴ. Passengers with infection records of Covid-19 need to apply for  pre-approval at least 6 weeks before their scheduled departure from the UK. Please send two PCR test reports with negative results to the Chinese Embassy or Consulates-General nearest to you via the email addresses listed below:

Chinese Embassy in UK: testreportuk@gmail.com

Chinese Consulate-General in Manchester: lingshixiezhu_man@163.com

Chinese Consulate-General in Edinburgh: lsxz_edi@163.com

Chinese Consulate-General in Belfast: chinacnbft@gmail.com

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