China will lift COVID-19 restrictions for all international travelers beginning 8 January 2023
The government of China will lift COVID-19-related restrictions for all travelers entering the country effective 8 January 2023. As a result, travelers will no longer be required to apply for a health code from a Chinese diplomatic or consular mission. Instead, travelers will be required to complete a health declaration form as part of the customs process.
However, inbound travelers will continue to be advised to undergo a PCR test within 48 hours of departure and to avoid travel when COVID-19-positive.
What are the Changes?
The government of China will lift all COVID-19 travel and entry restrictions on 8 January 2023. According to the government announcement, these measures have been taken as a response to the country’s downgrading of pandemic-related restrictions.
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