|Notice on the Facilitation Measures for Visa Applicants Vaccinated by Chinese COVID-19 Vaccines|
For the purpose of resuming people-to-people exchanges in an orderly manner, starting from 15 March, 2021, the Chinese Embassy and Consulates in Vietnam will provide visa applicants vaccinated by Chinese COVID-19 vaccines (two doses with a required interval or one dose vaccinated 14 days before application) and holding the Certificates of Vaccination with the following facilitation measures:
1. Persons and their family members going to China for business, trade and visits related to the resumption of production work are allowed to submit their visa applications following the same way as before the epidemic occurred. For corresponding supporting materials for different types of Chinese visas, please refer to http://vn.china-embassy.org/eng/lsyw/t1287210.htm.
2. Foreigners who are the family members of Chinese citizens or holders of Chinese Permanent Resident's Permit, such as their spouse, parents, children or brothers, sisters, grandparents and grandchildren living together with them are allowed to submit their visa application materials with corresponding certificates such as relationship certificate, death certificate, critical condition notice, invitation letter etc. for the purpose of family reunion, supporting parents, visiting relatives, attending funerals or visiting relatives in critical conditions.
3. Foreigners with valid APEC Business Travel Cards (ABTC) can apply for a business visa with a valid ABTC and invitation letter from their counterpart in China.
Applicants who meet requirements mentioned above should submit their visa application materials to Chinese Visa Application Service Center in Hanoi, HCMC and Da Nang.
Foreigners who are flying from India to China will be required to present the Electronic Health Declaration for boarding. Foreign Passengers can apply for the Electronic Health Declaration Form by visiting the website of http://hrhk.cs.mfa.gov.cn/H5/ via computer or smart phone. Foreign passengers can fill in the information blank, declare the health status and upload the negative nucleic acid test certificate and IgM antibody test, passport page, as well as valid Chinese visa, which will then be examined and verified by the Chinese Embassy or Consulates in India for issuing QR code with the "HDC" mark. Foreigners are obliged to follow the regulations and undergo the necessary quarantine by the Chinese local authorities upon their arrival in China.