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Notice on the New Requirements for China-bound Foreign Passengers
2022/01/08

To further control the spread of Covid-19, as from 17th January, 2022 (departure date of the flight), all China-bound foreign passengers are subject to the requirements as follows when applying for the QR code with “HDC” mark. Attention: This notice is for foreign passengers only. If you are a passenger with Chinese nationality, please read the Chinese version of this notice. Some of the following policies may not apply to you.

1. Please pay attention to the adjustment of the list of institutions recognized by the Chinese Embassy in the Netherlands. Please see the updated list:

Number

Name of the   institution

Website of the institution

1

Coronalab.eu

https://coronalab.eu/

2

Vaccinatiecentrum.nl

https://www.vaccinatiecentrum.nl/

3

Ease Travel   Clinic

https://ease-travelclinic.nl/

4

Novamedik Diagnostics (test locations in the Netherlands)

https://www.coronaspeedtest.com/

Novamedik Diagnostics (test location at the international area   of Schiphol Airport)

https://novamediktest.com/

2. Foreign passengers should apply for the QR code with “HDC” mark by logging on the website of https://hrhk.cs.mfa.gov.cn/H5/ via computer or smart phone. They should present the QR code and follow the procedures for inspection by relevant airlines during boarding.

3. China-bound foreign passengers departing from the Netherlands must take direct flight, otherwise the QR code with “HDC” mark for boarding will not be issued.

(1) If these passengers are fully vaccinated, they should upload:

Proof of complete Covid-19 vaccination (at least 14 days after full vaccination).

Two certificates of PCR tests issued by two institutions recognized by the Chinese Embassy, or certificate(s) of double PCR tests with different test reagents issued by one institution recognized by the Chinese Embassy. Both tests must be taken within 2 days before boarding.

Itineraries.

Dutch passport (for Dutch citizens) or a valid Dutch residence permit or uittreksel/afschrift issued within 28 days (for other foreigners in the Netherlands).

(2) If these passengers are not vaccinated, they should upload:

Certificates of PCR and IgM antibody tests issued by institutions recognized by the Chinese Embassy. Both tests must be taken within 2 days before boarding.

Itineraries.

Dutch passport (for Dutch citizens) or a valid Dutch residence permit or uittreksel/afschrift issued within 28 days (for other foreigners in the Netherlands).

4. China-bound foreign passengers departing from third countries where passengers can take direct flights to China, will not receive the QR code with “HDC” mark.

5. China-bound foreign passengers departing from third countries where direct flights to China are not available, can apply for the QR code with “HDC” mark.

(1) If these passengers are fully vaccinated, they should upload:

Proof of complete Covid-19 vaccination (at least 14 days after full vaccination).

Two certificates of PCR tests issued by two institutions recognized by the Chinese Embassy, or certificate(s) of double PCR tests with different test reagents issued by one institution recognized by the Chinese Embassy. Both tests must be taken within 2 days before boarding.

Complete itineraries.

Screenshot of the QR code with “HDC” mark issued by the Chinese embassy or consulate in the country of departure.

 (2) If these passengers are not vaccinated, they should upload:

Certificates of PCR and IgM antibody tests issued by institutions recognized by the Chinese Embassy. Both tests must be taken within 2 days before boarding.

Complete itineraries.

Screenshot of the QR code with “HDC” mark issued by the Chinese embassy or consulate in the country of departure.

6. Additional requirements for passengers who were diagnosed as Covid-19 patient or whose PCR, IgM or IgG test result was positive:

(1) If these passengers depart from third countries, they must follow the instructions of local Chinese embassies or consulates.

(2) If these passengers depart from third countries, but are tested positive in the Netherlands during transit, they must return to the country of departure. No QR code with “HDC” mark will be issued for this journey, even if they are tested negative afterwards.

(3) If these passengers depart from the Netherlands, they must take 2 PCR tests at institutions recognized by the Embassy at least 24 hours apart and send passport two negative test certificates pulmonary CT or X-ray diagnosis certificates issued by local hospitals to chinaconsular@gmail.com. Attention: the date of your positive result is T1. The date of the pulmonary CT or X-ray diagnosis or two negative test certificates should be T1. The date you send the email is T2. T2-3sample date of the two negative test certificatesT2. T2-7the date of pulmonary CT or X-ray diagnosisT2. After being approved by the Embassy, the passengers must self-isolate for at least 14 days and make sure that they are symptom-free. Then, the passengers can take the 2 PCR tests/ PCR and IgM tests within 2 days before boarding and upload their negative test certificates to apply for the QR code with “HDC” mark.

7. Additional requirements for passengers who had close contact with someone who were tested positive for PCR or passengers who have developed suspected symptoms of Covid-19:

(1) If these passengers depart from third countries, they must follow the instructions of local Chinese embassies or consulates.

(2) If these passengers depart from third countries, but have close contact with someone who were tested positive for PCR or have developed suspected symptoms in the Netherlands during transit, they must return to the country of departure. No QR code with “HDC” mark will be issued for this journey, even if they are tested negative afterwards.

(3) If these passengers depart from the Netherlands, they must self-isolate for at least 14 days as soon as possible after the date of the last close contact or the date on which the symptoms appeared. They must take PCR tests at institutions recognized by the Embassy on day 1, day 4 and day 7 during the isolation. If all the results are negative, they should send passport the date of the last close contact or the date on which the symptoms appeared three PCR negative certificates during the isolation to chinaconsular@gmail.com and then follow further instructions of the Embassy informed by email.


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