Notice on the Updated Information of Online Application for Health Declaration Certificate for Passengers to China

2022-11-14 18:00

Effective from the publication of this notice, passengers travelling from Antigua and Barbuda or St. Kitts and Nevis to China will be issued the Health Declaration Certificate (HDC) according to the following requirements:

1. Testing requirement

All passengers departing from Antigua and Barbuda or St. Kitts and Nevis to China are required to take ONE PCR test within 48 hours before boarding the final direct flight to China and then apply for the HDC with a negative test report. Passengers may choose to take the test in Antigua and Barbuda or the place of transit and then submit the applications for HDC to the local Chinese Embassy where the test is taken.Airlines shall accept a valid HDC regardless of its issuance place.

2. Apply for HDCfrom the Chinese Embassy in Antigua and Barbuda

*For Chinese passengers, please refer to the following website: 关于调整健康码/健康状况声明书受理要求的通知 (

*For non-Chinese passengers

(1) Required files

Please prepare photos, scans or screen-shots of the following files in advance:

a. Passport information pages and valid visa pages;

b. Valid residence certificate (such as residence permit, etc.) in Antigua and Barbuda/St. Kitts and Nevis;

c. Relevant test results according to the "1. Testing requirement" of this notice;

d. Complete itinerary from Antigua and Barbuda to China provided by the airline.

(2) Operation Guide of the HDC System:

a. Please visit the login page ( with PC or scan the QR code with smart phone (see the picture below).

b. Click "En" in the upper right corner to switch to English version (see the picture below).

c. After registering an account with email address, please log in to fill in the information, declare the health conditions and upload the required files.

d. The embassy will review the documents and issue the HDC via the same online system, which will be in the form of a green QR code with an "HDC" mark. Passengers must present the green QR code with the "HDC" mark to the airline staff for verification before checking-in.

e. When applying for the code, please make sure that all the personal information(name,date of birth,passport number, etc.) on the files or filling in the system is correct and all the application files are true and valid.

3. Notes

(1) When planning the trip, passengers are suggested to make appropriate testing arrangement. 

(2) Passengers are suggested to take protective measures during the travel.

(3) For matters not covered above, please contact the consular office of the embassy at +1-268-5628005 or any inquiries.

Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Antigua and Barbuda

November 14th 2022