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Announcement?by?the?Ministry of Foreign Affairs and?the?National ImmigrationAdministration on the Temporary Suspension?of Entry by Foreign Nationals Holding Valid Chinese?Visas or Residence Permits


March 26, 2020


Inview of the rapid spread of COVID-19 across the world, China has decided to?temporarily suspend the entry into China by foreign nationals holding visas or?residence permits still valid to the time of this announcement, effective from 0a.m., 28 march 2020. Entry by foreign nationals with APEC Business Travel Cards?will be suspended as well. Policies including port visas, 24/72/144-hour?visa-free transit policy, Hainan 30-day visa-free policy, 15-day visa-free?policy specified for foreign cruise-group-tour through Shanghai Port, Guangdong?144-hour visa-free policy specified for foreign tour groups from Hong Kong or?Macao SAR, and Guangxi 15-day visa-free policy specified for foreign tour?groups of ASEAN countries will also be temporarily suspended. Entry with?diplomatic, service, courtesy or C visas will not be affected. Foreign?nationals coming to China for necessary economic, trade, scientific or?technological activities or out of emergency humanitarian needs may apply for?visas at Chinese embassies or consulates. Entry by foreign nationals with visas?issued after this announcement will not be affected.

The suspension is a temporary measure that?China is compelled to take in light of the outbreak situation and the practices?of other countries. China will stay in close touch with all sides and properly?handle personnel exchanges with the rest of the world under the special?circumstances. The above-mentioned measures will be calibrated in light of the?evolving situation and announced accordingly.