Starting from April 29, 2023 (local time), China-bound travelers may choose to use self-testing antigen kit or take nucleic acid test for COVID-19 within 48 hours before boarding. Airlines will no longer check the proof of test results. To help travelers to China get prepared for travel, the Chinese Embassy in Antigua and Barbuda has updated the Guide on Epidemic Prevention and Control Measures for Travelers to China. Please check and follow them accordingly so as not to affect the travel.
Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Antigua and Barbuda
April 26, 2023
Guide on Epidemic Prevention and Control Measures For China-bound Travelers
Ⅰ. Pre-boarding Test
All China-bound travelers are suggested to use self-testing antigen kit or take nucleic acid test for COVID-19 within 48 hours before boarding, and can only travel to China when your test result is negative or after it turns from positive to negative.
Ⅱ. Health Declaration to China Customs
You are required to declare your negative test result to China Customs by filling the Health Declaration Form on the WeChat mini-programme of China Customs (scan the QR code below), or at https://htdecl.chinaport.gov.cn, or via the China Customs APP.
Ⅲ. Boarding Check
Airlines will no longer check the test results.
Ⅳ. Self-protection on the Aircraft
You are suggested to strictly abide by the epidemic prevention requirements of the airline and take good personal protection to reduce the risk of infection.
Ⅴ. Inspection upon Entry
You can go through customs with your health declaration result. If you pass the health declaration and entry inspection, no further requirement will be imposed. China Customs may conduct random sampling inspections according to a certain proportion. If there are anomalies in your health declaration or you are showing symptoms such as fever,you will be required to cooperate with China Customs to do further medical examination and take related tests.
Ⅵ. After-entry Epidemic Prevention and Control
After entry into China, you will have to strictly abide by the epidemic prevention and control requirements of the place where you stay.