(As of April 28, 2023)
PCR-test free travel for all air passengers to China from April 29
China Foreign Ministry announced that starting from April 29, 2023, Antigen Rapid Test (ART, including ART home testing kit) results done within 48 hours will be accepted for air passengers to China instead of PCR test. Airlines won’t check test results when boarding. This will apply to all air passengers, no matter which country you are from.
Source: China International Travel Services – American Express Global Business Travel https://www.citsgbt.com/
The following new adjustments to Chinese visa and entry policies have been made, as effective from March 15, 2023:
Click here to check the visa requirements to travel to China.
For more visa application information, please visit the Chinese Visa Application Service Center.
It will normally take four to six weeks for the Immigration Department to process a visit/ transit visa/ entry permit application upon receipt of all the required documents.