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Notice on waiving HS Health code and Declaration Form for direct flight passengers to China with qualified standardised negative COVID-19 nucleic acid test certificates
2020/09/09

1. To provide further facilitation, with the process agreed on by China and Singapore. From 00:00,11 September,2020, direct flight passengers from Singapore to China can board the airplane with the qualified negative COVID-19 NAT certificate. The facilitation specifics are as follows:

(1) Passengers holding any one of the three memos of Negative COVID-19 NAT Certificate (see Annex 1) approved by the Chinese Embassy can directly board the airplane and do not need to apply for the HS Health Code or certified Health Declaration From.

Passengers intending to use this facilitation are subject to the inspection of negative COVID-19 NAT certificates by the airlines while checking in, and submit hard copy of the certificates to airlines. The relevant airlines shall submit these hard copies to the Embassy no later than next Monday.

(2) This facilitation does not apply to passengers travelling on transit flights to China via Singapore or passengers travelling from Singapore to China via other countries or regions. Transit passengers still need to apply for HS Health Code or certified Health Declaration Form in advance.

(3) Passengers who hold the non-standardised certificate still need to apply for HS Health Code or certified Health Declaration Form from the Chinese Embassy in advance.

2. The Embassy kindly remind passengers intending to use this facilitation to double check the following key points after obtaining the certificate.

(1) Make sure the certificate issued in the same format as any one of the three memos listed in Annex 1.

(2) Make sure the certificate issued within 3 days before flight departure date. For instance, if passengers take the testing on 7 September and certificates are issued on 8 September, the certificate shall be valid until 23:59 PM on 11 September.

(3) Make sure the name and the number of the passport or other travel document as shown in the certificate are consistent with those shown on the passenger's passport or travel document.

(4) Remember to bring two hard copies of the negative certificate in advance. Submit one copy to the airlines and keep the other one for checking while entering China.

(5) Do not alter the name, passport number and date as shown in the certificate, otherwise the certificate will be invalid. Any institution or individual engaging in forgery and fraud of the certificate shall bear all legal liabilities incurred.

(6) Passengers who are not sure whether their certificates meet the above requirements, can still apply for the HS Health Code or certified Health Declaration Form in accordance the announcement previously released by the Embassy.

For Enquiry:

+65-81296456(8:30AM----12:30PM,2:30PM----6:30PM Monday----Friday, except Holidays)

Annex:

1. One standardised negative COVID-19 nucleic acid test certificate provided by clinics in Singapore

2. Illustration on the sample of the standardised certificates

3. Samples of certificate fit for direct boarding(For demonstration only,not represent any opnion regarding the recommendation of the test institution)

                                                                                                    The Chinese Embassy in Singapore

                                                                                                              9 September, 2020

 

1. One standardised negative COVID-19 nucleic acid test certificate provided by clinics in Singapore

2. Illustration on the sample of the standardised certificates

3. Samples of certificate fit for direct boarding(For demonstration only,not represent any opnion regarding the recommendation of the test institution)

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