Revised Notice on the Valid time of Negative Nucleic Acid Test Reports for COVID-19 for Passengers Traveling from Ireland to China
2020/08/31

Due to the recent increasing cases of COVID-19, starting from 7 September 2020, Chinese and Non-Chinese passengers whose final destination is China are required to get negative nucleic acid test reports for COVID-19 that are issued within 3 days- instead of 5 days as previously requested- before boarding. Those with negative reports will get health codes(for Chinese nationals) or Health Declaration Forms with the Embassy’s stamp on it (for Non-Chinese nationals) for your checking before or during boarding.

Chinese passengers applying for health codes

Chinese passengers must make health declarations and upload photos of their COVID-19 negative certificates to the Wechat mini program COVID-19 Prevention Health Code International Version (Attachment 1) immediately after receiving negative certificates. The passengers will obtain green health codes with "HS" mark once approved by the Embassy.

Please make sure that your name on the test report is the same as that on your travel document. All passengers are supposed to board within the validity period of the health codes and cooperate with airlines for checking. Please see https://hr.cs.mfa.gov.cn/help_two/help-two/hs.html for Q & A. It is recommended that passengers take the original negative test certificates with them.

Non-Chinese passengers applying for Health Declaration Forms

Foreign passengers must send their scanned copies of passports(personal information page), COVID-19 negative certificates and signed Health Declaration Form (Attachment 2) to the following designated email address consulate.chineseembassy.ie@gmail.com. The Embassy will send back a scanned copy of Health Declaration Form with a stamp to the passengers by email.

All passengers are required to board with printed stamped Health Declaration Forms within the validity period and cooperate with airlines for checking. It is recommended that passengers take the original negative test certificates with them.

Attachment 1: WeChat mini program COVID-19 Prevention Health Code International Version

Attachment 2: Health Declaration Form

The Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Ireland

31 August 2020

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