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Notice on Cancellation of Directly Boarding with Standardized Test Certificates and Standardized Sampling of IgM Antibody Test
2020/11/26

In accordance with the requirements of Chinese government, the Chinese Embassy in Singapore would hereby announce the latest requirements as follows.

1. In order to realize the full electronization of certificates of the nucleic acid and IgM anti-body tests, the current facilitation of direct flight boarding with standardized test certificate will be canceled. Thus, from 1 December, flight passengers from Singapore to China will not be allowed to board the planes directly with the standardized negative test certificates.

Chinese passengers (including those from the HongKong SAR, the Macao SAR and the Taiwan region) must apply to the Chinese Embassy for a green health codes with the "HS" mark.

Foreign passengers must apply for a green health declaration code with the "HDC" mark. Passengers are only allowed for boarding after obtaining the green codes accordingly. Specific requirements are detailed in the attached instructions.

2. In order to enhance the testing accuracy, venous blood test method(not fingertip blood method) is required for the IgM test. Thus, for passengers with flights on 5 December and beyond, only IgM antibody test certificates marked with venous blood method(see the certificate sample attached) are accepted for approval of green QR codes. Passengers flying to China are kindly advised to confirm the venous blood test method with testing institution while making test appointments and check the relavant information included in the testing certificates.

Passengers flying to China are required to strictly abide by the relevant requirements. In addition, to reduce the risk of transit infection, the Embassy would like to remind passengers to choose direct flights to China.

 

Guide to Application for Health Codes by Passengers Taking Direct Flights to China

1.After obtaining the negative certificates of nucleic acid and IgM antibody test, Chinese citizens (including those from the Hong Kong SAR, the Macao SAR and the Taiwan region) shall truthfully declare their health conditions via the international version of Wechat epidemic prevention health code, and upload the negative certificates of nucleic acid and IgM antibody test together with other relevant documents. After the Chinese Embassy in Singapore examined and approved the application, the passenger will receive the green health code marked with "HS". The airline staff will inspect relevant passengers and decide whether they are eligible for boarding in accordance with the green health codes marked with "HS" approved by the Chinese Embassy in Singapore. Passengers shall take the flights within the validity of the health codes and follow the inspection from the airline staff during boarding.

Special tips:

You can apply for the health codes via international version of Wechat epidemic prevention health code either on mobile phone or PC terminal(both are the same in terms of function and procedure, but in general, the network on the PC terminal is more stable). Please truthfully fill in all information accordingly.

Wechat Apps:

After obtaining the negative certificates of nucleic acid test and IgM antibody test, foreign citizens shall truthfully declare their health conditions via the webpage-based Health Declaration Certificate system(website: https://hrhk.cs.mfa.gov.cn/H5/), and upload the negative certificates of nucleic acid and IgM antibody tests together with valid biodata page of passport. After the Chinese Embassy in Singapore examined and approved the application, the passenger will receive the green health declaration code marked with "HDC". The airline staff will inspect relevant passengers and decide whether they are eligible for boarding in accordance with the green health declaration codes marked with "HDC" approved by the Chinese Embassy in Singapore. Passengers shall take the flights within the validity of the health declaration codes and follow the inspection from the airline staff during boarding.

The negative certificate sample of IgM antibody test by using a venous blood method:

For Enquiry:

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

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