Do foreigners need to be quarantined in isolation when enter China？
For those who have symptoms or come from hard-hit countries or regions, or people with close contact with confirmed or suspected cases, customs will strictly carry out epidemiological screening, medical examinations and laboratory testing.
Confirmed cases, suspected cases, and people with symptoms and close contact will be transferred, quarantined and kept for observation.
The measures, in accordance with Chinese laws and regulations, are not only necessary for the current epidemic control work, but also are effective for preventing the transnational spread of the epidemic.
Are the prevention and contrl measures for foreigners the same as for the chinese citizen?
The Chinese government has been treating Chinese and foreign nationals on an equal and legitimate basis when taking novel coronavirus epidemic prevention measures.
How do entry-exit personnel declare their health?
China has adopted strict measures regarding entry-exit epidemic control, including requiring a declaration of health to screen people with any symptoms.Health declaration cards in over 10 languages and QR codes were offered for better health checks.Meanwhile, body temperature monitoring and medical inspections were strictly carried out.
During the period of epidemic prevention and control, visas for foreigners in China has expired. What should we do?
With no need for a separate application, foreigners in China will have their stay or residence permits extended automatically for two months during the epidemic period.
What about visas when foreigners come to China to participate in epidemic prevention？
Immigration offices nationwide will issue urgent exit and entry permits within 24 hours for those coming to China for anti-COVID-19 missions, including medical assistance, drug development and academic exchanges. They could also apply for a special visa at Chinese ports of entry if their journey is made on too short a notice.
When will the postgraduate entrance examination for Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan be held?
The relevant departments issued a notice that the 2020 postgraduate entrance examination for Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan, which was originally scheduled to be held from April 18 to 19, will be postponed. Specific work arrangements and other matters will be further notified according to the progress of epidemic prevention and control.