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Notice on the Additional Requirements for the Health Code Applications For All China-bound Passengers
2021/08/29

In view of the epidemic situation of Covid-19 in Thailand, the updated additional requirements for the Health Declaration Form(QR Code with "HDC" mark, hereinafter referred to as "Health code") for China-bound passengers from Thailand are as follows:

1. Passengers are required to take one more COVID-19 Nucleic acid test.

Passengers are required to conduct two COVID-19 Nucleic acid tests and one Antibody test (both IgM & IgG) before boarding.

(1)The first Nucleic Acid test should be conducted 7 days before the departure date (Date calculator: subtract 7 days from the flight departure date). For example, if passengers plan to take the flight on September 08, they should conduct the first tests on September 01, and if the tests results are negative, they may begin to conduct personal health monitoring.

(II) The second Nucleic Acid test should be conducted within 48 hours before boarding (Date calculator: subtract 2 days from the flight departure date). For example, if passengers plan to take the flight on September 08, they should conduct the second Nucleic acid test as well as IgM & IgG Antibody tests on September 06.

The first and the second Nucleic acid test must be conducted by two different medical institutions. The Chinese Embassy kindly reminds you that the two institutions should be among the list of the Embassy or the same Consulate. Cross Consular district tests applications will cause longer-than-usual processing time and the passengers may not get the Health Code in time.

Passengers are required to submit photos of the original printed test reports while applying for the Health code. Those who submit the electronic versions or photocopies will not be approved.

2. Passengers are strongly recommended to conduct self- quarantine and personal health monitoring before boarding.

All the passengers are required to conduct personal health monitoring 7 days before boarding. Passengers who get negative Nucleic acid test result (The first test is taken 7 days before boarding) are required to conduct personal health monitoring. Passengers are required to fill in the Personal Health Monitoring Form (please find in the attachment) and upload the form while applying for the Health code.

3. Passengers who have a history of Covid-19 infection are required to apply for the Health Code at least 3 months after recovery.

Passengers who have been diagnosed with COVID-19 infection or have been tested positive for Nucleic acid, IgM, or IgG antibody test (not including positive antibody test caused by vaccination) should truthfully report their infection history and testing results to the Chinese Embassy/Consulates, and submit the following documents while applying for the Health code:

(I) Provide medical certificates including Chest CT or X-ray reports (The certificates must indicate that there is no abnormality in the lungs or the person has recovered from COVID-19) issued by the medical institutions recognized by the Chinese Embassy/Consulates, together with two negative Nucleic acid tests reports at intervals of more than 24 hours.

(II) After completing the above-mentioned procedure and 3 months after recovery (90 days, starting from the sampling date of the latest test report), passengers could continue the following procedures to apply for the Health Code.

(III) Passengers should conduct the first time of COVID-19 Nucleic acid test 7 days before boarding, negative result is required. Moreover, self-monitoring and record your health status to the required form.

(IV) Passengers should conduct Nucleic acid and IgM antibody tests within 48 hours before boarding and both test results should be negative.

(V) Women who are pregnant and the children aged no more than 14 years old are not required to take a Chest CT or X-ray.

4. All the passengers are required to submit supporting documents including Thai visa pages, Thai immigration entry stamps and flight itineraries while applying for the Health code. Ordinary passport holders who are qualified to enter China without visas in accordance with bilateral mutual visa exemption agreements and those who hold valid Chinese Residence Permits of three categories make a formal statement explaining the purpose of the visit to China.

The notice will be effective from August 30, 2021. Passengers whose flights are after (on) September 06, 2021, should observe and follow the above regulations.

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